Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Stand out as a global law professional

Approaching Law from a global and practical perspective. We welcome students who embrace change and seek an innovative learning experience.

DURATION

4 years

LANGUAGE

English

LOCATION

Segovia and/or Madrid

If you want to practice law in an international setting and work in top law firms, major corporations, and organizations worldwide this program will give you the skills to bring effective solutions to a global corporate environment. Our innovative Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) program is centered on the fundamentals of civil and common law, using comparative methodologies with a focus on European Union law, and modeled after the expertise of the world-ranked IE Law School. We train corporate lawyers who can work with international clients in cross-border transactions and become leaders in their organizations and in society.

Become a global jurist

Through unique partnerships with prestigious global organizations and institutions, the LL.B. offers students the possibility of developing a career in different countries. These diverse partnerships have been designed to offer our students several paths that will allow them to practice law in different countries and legal systems.

Practice law in the country of your choice

By following this track, you will obtain a deep understanding of different legal systems through the comparative law methodology. After graduation, you will have the foundations to complete the legal requirements and become a lawyer in the country of your choice. You will also finish your degree with a Concentration Diploma in either Business Law, International Relations, Business Management, Psychology, European Law or Global Law.

Study and practice law in Spain

The LL.B. Abogacía Track prepares you to access the MAB (Master en Abogacía) and practice law in Spain. Students following this track can work in the best Spanish and international law firms and institutions. Some subjects of the program (20%) are taught from a Spanish Law perspective and in the Spanish language, though maintaining its global orientation.

Study and practice law in the United States

The Bachelor of Laws at IE University + LL.M. or J.D. at Northwestern University will help you develop an outstanding profile when entering the legal job market. These pioneering programs meet the growing demand for cross-border legal professionals by achieving a deep understanding of different legal systems and, in particular, of the US legal system. You will finish this track with two diplomas from two top universities.

Study and practice law in the UK

By following this track you will get to study law in England and result in both a Spanish and English certified law degree in one unique program: LL.B. at IE University + LL.B. UK and LPC or BPTC at the University of Law. Due to the specific knowledge you gain of the UK law, you will be of higher value for law firms. You will finish with two law degrees from two top universities and with the required official course to become either a solicitor (LPC) or a barrister (BPTC) in the UK.

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Program Overview

This truly unique program provides the fundamentals of Civil and Common Law, with a focus on European Union Law.

Unique Legal Training

This is a truly unique program that gives you comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil and Common Law, with a focus on European Union Law.

IE University has been granted a European Module within the Jean Monnet Programme to support the teaching and research of European common private law. Conducting the Module demonstrates that the study of European common private law is approached transversally through four different courses: European Legal History, EU Law, Contracts, and Property, plus Advanced Seminars and international conferences. The Module allows students to develop a more integrated, global, and sophisticated understanding of European common private law.

Learn through a comparative Law Methodology

IE University incorporates the comparative law methodology in the legal training of future lawyers. Comparative law is the study of different legal systems, and consists of studying the similarities and differences of various legal cultures. Through comparative law, you study the fundamentals of legal institutions, legislation, and jurisprudence in different countries around the world. This is particularly important nowadays due to the economic globalization and internalization process that the legal market and practice are going through.

Law Unplugged

Law Unplugged is a practice-focused component of your program. Each term you will be immersed in real-life scenarios and projects through workshops and visits to leading law firms.

Beyond Class Experience

Our innovative, practice-based approach means that your training will be enhanced by internships in leading law firms and corporations that form IE Law School’s partners and networks.

Understanding law beyond visible frontiers

Bachelor of Laws student, Joy Archer explains why law is just another art form. “Law is a creative profession that requires all of my skills. I can imagine myself being a global professional creating the future of law”.

READY TO STAND OUT AS A GLOBAL LAW PROFESSIONAL?

Learn more about this unique program that prepares you to become a leader in organizations and in society.

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