Master of Laws (LL.M.) - Careers

Above and beyond borders of a single legal system

Career opportunities for LL.M. graduates

Our international and multidisciplinary faculty trains the next generation of global lawyers and legal professionals who are able to navigate our increasingly complex and interconnected world. Our experiential and comparative approach to international legal and business matters equips LL.M students with both the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to thrive at the global intersection of law, technology and the economy. Graduates from our Master in Laws go on to succeed at some of the world’s most prestigious and influential law firms, consultancies and multinational organizations. Discover where your career could take you below.
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UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL WITH OUR LL.M. PROGRAMMES

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    Career Paths

    Discover all the professional possibilities of our specializations

  • BUSINESS LAW

    Master of Laws (LL.M.)

    Our Master of Laws 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 RESOLUTION

    LL.M. IN INTERNATIONAL 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 LAW

    LL.M. IN INTELLECTUAL 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

WHERE OUR LL.M. STUDENTS WORK

Every 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.
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  • DLA Piper | IE Law School
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  • The World Bank | IE Law School

MEET THE STORY OF OUR LL.M. ALUMNI

Every 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 Artacho

Alejandro 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.

IE TALENT & CAREERS

Learn from the hand of Liova Castillo and Beatriz Gómez-Trenor all the services offered by the Talent & Careers Department.

IE Law School has an impact in your career

Your law degree will open many doors and the IE Talent & Careers Center will guide you every step of the way and help you make the most of your legal career.

IE Talent & Careers has a twofold commitment. On the one hand they seek to help students take full advantage of their professional opportunities, while on the other they also provide the recruiters who hire our talent with support to provide them access to the profiles that best suit their requirements.

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