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International Financial & Commercial Law LLM / PG Dip / PG Cert

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Develop your global legal career with an online Master of Laws (LLM)/PG Dip/PG Cert from The Dickson Poon School of Law, one of the world’s leading law schools. The International Financial and Commercial Law LLM/PG Dip/PG Cert programme will provide students with an in-depth understanding, and expertise in a number of key areas of financial and commercial law, as well as with skills and analytical tools to enable them to apply, analyse and think critically. Today, the world of commerce and finance is dominated by global trading and the free flow of capital and investments. Legal practice is constantly evolving and adapting to new products, new markets and new technologies. Financial innovation flourishes within a constantly expanding framework of financial regulation, resulting in the emergence of new market actors, new financial products and new trading techniques. In order to conceptually capture these phenomena, we need to apply our traditional legal techniques in innovative ways and often invent new legal mechanism that better fit our global economic reality. This requires lawyers to draw on a multitude of legal sources – domestic, international and transnational – as well as the utilisation of an interdisciplinary approach to law, based on the insights of finance and economics. This law masters of law degree/PG Dip/PG Cert is taught 100% online, meaning that you can advance your education without taking a break from work, and you can fit your studies around your life commitments. You can benefit from the world-renowned teaching of King’s College London wherever you are in the world. The course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career within financial or commercial law, and would be ideal for lawyers who wish to enhance their understanding of the world of commerce and finance, which is dominated by global trading and the free flow of capital and investments. It would also be of interest to people working in finance and business whose role has a legal focus.

Key benefits

  • A course developed from the pioneering research and teaching at The Dickson Poon School of Law.
  • Study at one of the top 10 UK universities in the world (Times Higher Education, 2021).
  • Explore the frameworks of financial legal practice.
  • Learn alongside world-leading academics and lawyers with decades of experience.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the legal structures that govern our financial world.
  • Six intakes a year for maximum flexibility (Jan, Mar, May, Jun, Sept, Oct).
  • Study 100% online, from wherever you are in the world.

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Employability

King’s is ranked seventh in the UK for graduate employability (Times Higher Education's Global Employability University Ranking 2021).

At King’s, you’ll enter into one of the world’s most competitive student bodies and join a legacy of graduates that are sought out by some of the leading employers in the field. The Dickson Poon School of Law has strong connections with some of the world’s leading legal firms and international employers. A King’s College London LLM will allow you to study alongside other legal professionals around the world and enhance your career prospects.

The International Financial & Commercial Law LLM/PG Dip/PG Cert is designed for students who wish to pursue a career within financial or commercial law. The programme would also be an excellent foundation for students who are considering pursuing legal research.

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Employability

King’s is ranked seventh in the UK for graduate employability (Times Higher Education's Global Employability University Ranking 2021).

At King’s, you’ll enter into one of the world’s most competitive student bodies and join a legacy of graduates that are sought out by some of the leading employers in the field. The Dickson Poon School of Law has strong connections with some of the world’s leading legal firms and international employers. A King’s College London LLM will allow you to study alongside other legal professionals around the world and enhance your career prospects.

The International Financial & Commercial Law LLM/PG Dip/PG Cert is designed for students who wish to pursue a career within financial or commercial law. The programme would also be an excellent foundation for students who are considering pursuing legal research.

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