This course provides an in-depth understanding of the development and application of international business, trade and commercial laws.
Global trade and commerce is constantly evolving and adapting to new technologies, products and market conditions. Nation states’ laws and regulations must comply with international rules to allow trade to apply competitively across national boundaries in order to achieve strengthened markets and provide for strong economies.
The course seeks to inform students of the implication for trading and commerce in the post-Brexit world, as well as looking at the practical dimensions of the continually developing law to companies, traders and state bodies. You will gain specialist knowledge in key areas of international business law and the transferable skills essential to understanding and succeeding in this complex and ever-changing arena.
This course will appeal to those who are looking to develop and in-depth understanding of and expertise in key areas of international trade, corporate and commercial laws. It may be particularly relevant for practising legal professionals or those employed in finance or business who wish to deepen their knowledge and understanding of this increasingly relevant area of the law.
Expert researchers and teaching staff
The teaching team at Manchester Law School consists of over 80 academic specialists and practising legal professionals with strong working links to the Northern Circuit.
The LLM teaching team have close links with civic society, think tanks, European institutions and policy-makers. They are recognised researchers who have been important in developing new research in areas such as equality law, medical ethics, human rights, free movement law and discrimination law.
The LLM is eligible for the Postgraduate Loan Scheme from the UK Government to UK and EU residents. Please check your eligibility on our website.
For further funding options, please visit our website.
This course is suitable for lawyers who wish to practice in an international context or those in business or finance who are interested in gaining a better legal understanding of the global business environment.
A postgraduate legal qualification with an international business law specialism can provide an attractive addition to a CV if you wish to specialise in the business or commercial spheres. It is widely recognised in the UK and internationally in many other common and civil law jurisdictions.
During your studies, you will also have access to the Faculty of Business and Law’s Careers and Employability Service. This will continue for up to three years after you graduate.