Master of Laws (LL.M.) - CareersAbove and beyond borders of a single legal system
Career opportunities for LL.M. graduates
UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL WITH OUR LL.M. SPECIALIZATIONS
BUSINESS LAWINTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW
Our International Business Law graduates possess the legal, commercial, technological and economic know-how to take on key positions at international law firms of their choosing.
Prospective roles include:
- International corporate lawyer at a multinational law firm
- In-house lawyer in a multinational corporation
- Legal consultant
- Legal expert
DISPUTE RESOLUTIONINTERNATIONAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION
In a global marketplace, disputes are negotiated and resolved across borders. Our International Dispute Resolution graduates are in prime position to negotiate and resolve conflicts for clients across jurisdictions.
Prospective roles include:
- Associate in Dispute Resolution
- Legal Counsel in Dispute Resolution
- Commercial Litigation Associate
- Lawyer specializing in arbitration law and international trade law
- Lawyer in some of the top arbitration practices
- In-house conflict resolution lawyer at large multinationals
IP & TECH LAWINTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & TECHNOLOGY LAW
Intellectual property & technology lawyers advise clients on how to register and protect one of their most vital assets: intellectual capital. As data has become the most important currency in our society, these lawyers will find increasingly complex and engaging matters to advise on.
Prospective roles include:
- In-house IP lawyer at global organizations
- IP counsel at a startup
- Data protection and cybersecurity lawyer
- Commercial or competition lawyer
- Specialized lawyer in Entertainment, Media, Art, or Sports Law
“The supreme value of my IE University experience not only in exploring new horizons, but also in giving me purpose, carving my own path and building up a professional profile that is now stronger than ever.”
Raffaele Piemonte, Legal Counsel at Fondazione ENEA Tech78%
78% of alumni found employment within 6 months of graduation54%
54% of graduates took on corporate roles, while 23% went into the IP industry
Career Report Master of Laws (LL.M.)
The legal sector is rapidly transforming, and international organizations are in search of professionals who can tackle cross-border challenges. This highly practical program gives students the global skill set needed to thrive in today’s borderless commercial landscape.Download report
Career success after your LL.M.There are more opportunities than ever in international arbitration—and so is the demand for top skills. In this video, IE Law School Professor and Mentor Simón Navarro González (Counsel at Sidley Austin LLP) offers advice for those starting out, while highlighting the value of specialized programs.
WHERE OUR LL.M. STUDENTS WORKEvery year, our students are recruited by some of the most important companies and legal firms worldwide. You'll benefit from IE Law School's diversity, with students from different academic backgrounds and sectors.
MEET THE STORY OF OUR LL.M. ALUMNIEvery year we receive students from all corners of the world. They come with different aspirations, ideas, and expectations to join an environment defined by its international outlook and rich diversity. Our students are characterized by having a global perspective, motivation towards achieving their personal and professional goals, an entrepreneurial spirit that sparks their creativity, and a profound desire of leaving their mark wherever they go.
"In a world where it seems to be progressively harder to “stand out among the crowd,” recruiters seemed to appreciate an internationally recognized university such as IE Law School.""The soft skills that I have acquired and developed throughout the program are essential for facing the challenges of today’s legal industry and addressing the demanding issues that I deal with in my day-to-day professional life.""Today, I am able to approach clients’ situations internally and externally. I can use my expertise to advise them with a legal perspective that also makes managerial sense.""The master gave me the confidence to get involved in both the legal and commercial side of transactions. As a result, I feel that now I have a more comprehensive vision of the sector.""The wide range of insights I have gained into other legal systems has helped me provide better advice to my clients."
Technology & Entrepreneurship – Alejandro ArtachoAlejandro Artacho, alumnus of the LL.M and CEO and Co-founder of Spotahome brought his business idea to life after his time at IE Law School. Nowadays, Spotahome employs directly more than 300 people and indirectly almost 500. It has raised $72M in capital, including a Series B led by Silicon Valley based Kleiner Perkins.
In 2019, Alejandro won the Creators category of the EPIC awards of the Global Alumni Relations Departament. Currently, Artacho is an Adjunct Professor of IE Law School.
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