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King's College London, University of London: International Finance Law LLM

Institution King's College London, University of London
Department The Dickson Poon School of Law
Web http://www.kcl.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0) 207 848 7000
Study type Taught

Summary

The pathway in International Financial Law is a widely respected specialist LLM with an international reputation. It focuses on the law, documentation and legal issues affecting major transactions in global financial markets and their regulation. It benefits from an unrivalled London location, and is taught by a practitioner-led faculty providing cutting edge teaching expertise in the field.

Key benefits - Reputed teaching team made up of senior academics with a strong practitioner background, giving the specialist LLM its strength and credibility.

  • Wide-ranging selection of modules, many unique in this area, covering fields which are major practice areas in global and regional law firms in major financial centres and with investment banks.

  • Opportunities to listen to and meet with a range of guest speakers, including partners from global law firms.

Course purpose

The LLM in International Financial Law consists of a strongly practice-oriented set of modules providing you with both the necessary legal knowledge and practical orientation necessary to practice in this field. While providing and expecting the highest level of academic rigour many of the modules will seek to train you to problem-solve and advise as practitioners in the global law firms or as investment banking counsel. The teaching in this area will be strongly international in outlook, in addition to being practice-oriented and intellectually challenging.

Aimed at recent law graduates (or graduates of joint degrees with a substantial legal content) as well as established legal or other professionals who may have graduated a number of years ago, the programme is rigorous and demanding.

LLM

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