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IE University and ITAM (Mexico) sign a partnership agreement to offer dual law programs

The agreement will allow law students from both universities to obtain two degrees in five years: the Bachelor of Laws in Spain and Mexico and a Bachelor of Laws in Mexico and an LLM at IE.

IE Law School at IE University and the Law School of Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City have signed a collaboration agreement to offer a new Dual Degree law program from both institutions. This program will allow law students to obtain two degreesa Bachelor of Laws in Spain and a Bachelor of Laws in Mexico (a professional degree granted by the Mexican government).

Students in the program will spend the first three years of their law degree studying at IE University in Madrid, Spain. The last two years will be completed at ITAM in Mexico City.

The aim of this agreement is to train lawyers who understand different legal systems in order to facilitate their professional practice in other countries. It also allows students to learn about law from a global and business perspective.

20 Jan 2021

 

Business and Corporate Law, Global, Comparative and European Law, News
Testimonials Master in Global Corporate Compliance | IE Law School

Director of the Master in Global Corporate Compliance re-selected as member of B20

Maria Hernandez, Director of the Master in Global Corporate Compliance and partner at the firm Eversheds Sutherland, has been selected as a member ...

20 Jan 2021

 

Business and Corporate Law, Compliance, News

Pandemic Raises the Relevance of Legal Technology LL.M.s

The pandemic has proven that technology is not optional for lawyers; it’s a necessity. Alejandro Touriño, Co-Director of the Master in Legal Tech, ...

09 Dec 2020

 

Faculty Opinion, Legaltech and Entrepreneurship

The Oxford Analytica Challenge: Students analyze real-world problems at the intersection of Politics, Law and Economics

Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics, Law and Economics students explore and analyze real-world problems at the intersection of Politics, Law and ...

27 Nov 2020

 

Law, Politics and Economics, News, Students Experience

How COVID-19 has revolutionized the recruitment of aspiring lawyers

On October 29, we celebrated the IE Talent Forum - Law Firms in a virtual format. Over 250 people joined, including students and alumni looking to ...

18 Nov 2020

 

News, Students Experience
Blueprint for Global Legal Education | IE Law School

Globalisation and technology are key shapers of legal education, finds IBA and LSGL research

A report published today cites internationalisation and technological disruption as the key trends and opportunities in the field of global legal ...

11 Nov 2020

 

Global, Comparative and European Law, Legaltech and Entrepreneurship, Management Skills, News

Alumni create LegoLex, a legal startup that helps early stage ventures hit the ground running

LegoLex Legal Services Network, a startup founded by three IE Law School alumni, has been named one most Innovative Legal tech Startup in Spain of the 2020 Awards of Acquisition International Magazine. Find out the many twists and turns in their path towards success.

The journey of LegoLex has been full of twists and turns. Starting out as an Exclusive International Network of Specialist law firms, in the early years they focused on assisting venture-funded scaleups in their expansion efforts, connecting them quickly with the best lawyers in their destination jurisdictions. Due to the COVID pandemic, however, companies continuing in their international expansion slowed down, or even stopped entirely, in many target industries and they had to adapt quickly in order to survive.

In this quest for survival, they discovered a glaring problem in the market faced by countless startups. A vast number of law firms currently assisting startups in their early stages don’t seem to understand the real needs of entrepreneurs. Moreover, they charge these startups thousands and thousands of euros for fundamental legal documents, leaving entrepreneurs with a burning hole in their wallets for some expensive templates.

11 Nov 2020

 

Legaltech and Entrepreneurship, News

King’s College London and IE University offer new dual program Bachelor of Laws/Master of Laws

IE University’s collaboration agreement with King’s aims to reinforce our commitment to global legal education and offer students prestigious ...

07 Oct 2020

 

Global, Comparative and European Law, Law, Politics and Economics, News, Students Experience

The Pérez-Llorca/IE Commercial Law Chair analyzes the impact of COVID-19 on M&A operations

The most recent Pérez-Llorca/IE Commercial Law Chair session analyzed the current situation of the M&A sector.

16 Sep 2020

 

Business and Corporate Law

Launch your career in the global arena with the most demanded LL.M. specializations

Specializations offer LL.M. students the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and understanding of commercial and business law and gain expertise ...

16 Sep 2020

 

Business and Corporate Law, Global, Comparative and European Law, News

Student Hadeel Al Sharqawi wins the White & Case Award

Student Hadeel Al Sharqawi receives the IE White & Case End of Degree Prize for her exceptional research thesis on the implementation of ...

04 Sep 2020

 

Global, Comparative and European Law

Dalya Droste on winning the ‘Smart Contract Competition’ and her first steps into an exciting career

Dalya Droste, winner of the Smart Contract Competition offered earlier this year by IE Law School, Jur and the Lab for New Justice, shares her ...

02 Sep 2020

 

Legaltech and Entrepreneurship, Students Experience

IE Law School’s Legal Clinic contributes to improving Indigenous groups’ quality of life

IE’s Legal Clinic students assisted in establishing the legal framework for Arquetipos’ new project, which aims to improve the lives of ...

27 Aug 2020

 

Clinical Education, News, Students Experience

IE Law School students bring technology to hospitalized children and adults

For the third year running, Voluntechies turned to IE Law School students to find legal solutions to the real challenges they currently face.

27 Aug 2020

 

Clinical Education, News, Students Experience

The renewal of the Pérez-Llorca/IE Commercial Law Chair reinvigorates international research on commercial law

The renewal of the Pérez-Llorca/IE Commercial Law Chair reinforces the institutions’ combined commitment to legal research on commercial law issues that impact international markets. For the last ten years, this initiative—which was co-created by IE Law School and law firm Pérez-Llorca—has been dedicated to commercial law research and knowledge-sharing with the wider legal community.

Over the years, the Chair has become a reference point in Spain and a forum for reflecting upon today’s most pressing legal developments. The initiative has held seminars in Madrid, Barcelona, New York and Miami with the participation of academics, judges and lawyers who have reflected upon and deepened their understanding of contemporary legal topics. Some of the topics that the Chair has dove into include corporate governance from a European and US perspective; the interaction between arbitration and jurisdiction; and acquisition strategies in Europe and the US.

Moving forward, the Chair will continue to take a comparative and international approach to commercial law, always considering different legal systems and countries.  As a center for debate and reflection on regulatory changes and trends in commercial law, the Pérez-Llorca/IE Commercial Law Chair is dedicated to internationalization.

16 Jul 2020

 

Business and Corporate Law, Faculty, Global, Comparative and European Law, News

In their words: The many paths of a successful career in law

Three IE Law School alumni describe their experience in today’s legal landscape. From a legal tech entrepreneur who founded his own startup to a ...

07 Jul 2020

 

Students Experience

Soledad Atienza named Dean of IE University’s Law School

Soledad Atienza has an extensive academic experience and a global vision of legal education. Her commitment and professionalism serving as Vice Dean ...

30 Jun 2020

 

Faculty, Global, Comparative and European Law, News

The Pérez-Llorca/IE Chair analyses the distribution of risks and the modification of contracts in premises leases

The Pérez-Llorca/IE Chair dedicated its latest seminar to analysing the distribution of risks and the modification of contracts in the leasing of ...

29 Jun 2020

 

Business and Corporate Law, Global, Comparative and European Law, News

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