University of Glasgow: Corporate and Financial Law

InstitutionUniversity of Glasgow
Department School of Law View department profile
Web https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/law/postgraduate/llm/
Email Konstantinos.Sergakis@glasgow.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

The programme provides a specialist focus on transactions, markets and global regulatory issues. Modern lawyers need to understand the structure and interplay of both corporate and financial law both at domestic and international level.

**Academic contact: konstantinos.sergakis@glasgow.ac.uk
Admissions enquiries: www.gla.ac.uk/enquirenow
September start
LLM: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time**

**WHY THIS PROGRAMME**

You will focus on key areas such as the legal framework for debt and equity finance, corporate governance and financial regulation. The LLM also offers a unique insight into practising negotiating skills in M&A transactions co-taught by academics and a high-level practitioner.

The programme covers both the private law focus on the structuring of individual transactions, and the public law focus on the regulation of financial institutions and markets.

You will be taught by a team of academics with practical experience of transactions and regulatory issues.

You will benefit from the combined experience of a lecturing team representing a rich diversity of professional and international backgrounds. Theorists and practitioners, litigators and consultants, our lecturers come from more than half-a-dozen countries, including Greece, Spain, UK and South Africa.

The programme is supported by excellent facilities, including two dedicated law libraries and extensive online resources.

The programme covers aspects of UK, EU and international law.

**PROGRAMME STRUCTURE**

You are required to take at least three courses from the following list (plus one other) and to submit a dissertation as falling within the area. Courses are delivered through a blend of lectures and seminar style teaching. You will be taught by a team of academics with practical experience of transactions and regulatory issues.

**Courses**
- Corporate social responsibility and the law

- Corporate finance

- Corporate governance

- Debt finance and security

- International financial regulation

- International finance law

- International investment law

- International merger control

- Law and markets

- M&A transactions.

**Programme alteration or discontinuation**
The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Student contract.
www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/senateoffice/studentcontract/

**CAREER PROSPECTS**
There is a high demand for law professionals with expertise in both corporate and financial law. You will be well placed for roles in law firms, banks, insurers, asset owners and managers, proxy advisors, regulators and international organisations.l organisations.

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Law has been taught at the University of Glasgow since the 15th century. Today the School of Law is recognised as the number two law school in the United Kingdom* and enjoys a worldwide reputation for excellence in research.

Studying for an LLM at Glasgow equips you with the knowledge and skills you need in an increasingly competitive legal market. Our graduates have gone on to work in international courts, the European Commission, banking and finance, international law firms, governments, and academic institutions around the world.

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