This programme provides an excellent grounding for the future study of commercial law, for those intending to enter legal practice, or for those intending to pursue a career in the commercial world.
You will benefit from the opportunity to explore a wide range of subjects at an advanced level and study the law in the fast-paced and varied context of the commercial world.
On this programme you will benefit from connections to the legal profession and professional networks of the Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law.
What will I study?
The programme offers a wide range of subjects that deal with various aspects of commercial law enabling you to tailor the LLM to meet your specific interests. Subjects may include:
- Company law
- Contract law in Europe
- Insolvency Law
- EU competition law
- International tax law
- European tax law
- Principals of Insurance Law
- Principals of Corporate Finance
Edinburgh is an international city, and the Edinburgh Law School adopts an international approach to the teaching of the LLM in Commercial Law.
During your studies, you will benefit from the Law School’s close proximity to the Law Courts and the Faculty of Advocates (the Scots Bar). You will also be able to attend events hosted by our research centre, the Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law. These events have a great history of impressive guest speakers from the judiciary, practitioner world and other leading academic institutions.
Edinburgh is regularly voted as one of the most desirable places to live in the world offering a great mixture of nightlife, entertainment, history, culture, restaurants, shopping, international festivals, sports and more.
Who is it for?
This LLM degree programme is relevant to lawyers and business professionals wishing to gain a deeper understanding of commercial law.
If you would like to find out more about this LLM degree programme or have any questions about studying at Edinburgh Law School please don’t hesitate to contact us.