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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Finance

    Law

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

  • Course Type

    LLM

  • Course Fees

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  • Last Updated

    04 December 2019

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.

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.

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.

More Information on this Programme


Visit the Corporate and Financial Law - LLM page on the University of Glasgow website for more details!

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