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 equity capital, issuing debt, takeovers and insolvency. ◾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. ◾The programme covers aspects of UK, EU and international law.
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 ◾International tax law ◾M&A transactions.
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 managers, regulators and international organisations.