Master of Laws LLM at IE Law School

Master of Laws (LL.M.)

Above and beyond borders of a single legal system
duration10 months
languageEnglish
locationMadrid
intakeSeptember
Mode of studyIn-person
FormatFull-Time
duration10 months
languageEnglish
locationMadrid
intakeSeptember
Mode of studyIn-person
FormatFull-Time

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR MASTER OF LAWS (LL.M.) GRADUATES

Our international and multidisciplinary faculty trains the next generation of lawyers and other legal professionals. They impart the skills, knowledge and international perspective that students will actually need to work effectively and make their impact in an evolving sector. And through our Talent & Careers department, you’ll be accompanied from day one with guidance, resources and advice including one-to-one sessions, workshops and recruitment events, all designed to boost your career trajectory.

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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.

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78%
of alumni found employment within 6 months of graduation
78%
of alumni found employment within 6 months of graduation
54%
of graduates took on corporate roles
23%
of graduates went into the IP Industry
RECRUITERS
Company (In-house Lawyer)
Big Four & Consulting Firm
International Boutique Law Firm
International Big Law Firm
Government Institution
Spanish Big Law Firm
Others (Banking, Tech Company,…)
SECTORS
Legal
Consulting
Education
International Organizations / Public / NGO
Other
Consumer Health / Pharma
Financial Services
Industrial / Transport / Logistics
Consumer
Energy Utilites
Health
Technology / Media / Telecom

WE GUIDE YOU TOWARDS YOUR PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS

Our Talent & Careers team offers students in the Master of Laws (LL.M.) a wide range of services and tools throughout the academic year. These resources are essential to assist them in achieving their professional goals and objectives.

ONE TO ONE PERSONALIZED ADVISING SESSIONS

CV AND JOB SEARCH WORKSHOPS

ON-CAMPUS RECRUITING EVENTS WITH TOP NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEGAL FIRMS AND COMPANIES

FORUMS, CONFERENCES AND PANELS WITH LEADING INDUSTRY EXPERTS

GROUP DYNAMICS AND ASSESSMENT CENTERS SIMULATIONS

LAW FIRMS & COMPANIES PRESENTATIONS

DISCOVER YOUR CAREER PATH WITH OUR MASTER OF LAWS (LL.M) SPECIALIZATIONS

INTERNATIONAL 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.

  • International corporate lawyer at a multinational law firm
  • In-house lawyer in a multinational corporation
  • Legal consultant
  • Legal expert

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.  

  • 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 

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.  

  • 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 

International Taxation Law

Our International Taxation Law graduates possess the legal, economic, corporate and regulatory know-how to take on key positions at international tax law firms of their choosing.

  • International tax manager
  • International tax advisor
  • Tax planner
  • Tax compliance consultant
  • Lawyer specialized in international tax law

Career Success after your Master of Laws (LL.M.)

There are more opportunities than ever in the legal profession. Likewise, there is a renewed demand for specialized skills. In these videos, experts from the top ranks of law share key practices for success in this fast-paced global industry, offering advice and insights for different areas of specialization. Hear from these top practitioners to open your mind to a world of career opportunities—and the latest trends defining them

LAW FIRMS AND COMPANIES THAT RECRUIT AT IE LAW SCHOOL

Here are some of the top organizations and law firms where our IE Law School’s alumni are currently working at:

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IE TALENT & CAREERS

IE Talent & Careers is the best partner for the professional development of all our current and former students at IE University.

FAQ's

What can you do with a Masters in Business Law?

If you choose to specialize in International Business Law as part of your Master in Laws (LL.M.), you will learn to design, structure, manage and complete cross-border corporate transactions, while building a well-rounded understanding of project management and conflict resolution. You will also have the opportunity to take part in a range of extra-curricular activities, such as the Legal Immersion Experience, to gain deeper insights into the practical application of international business laws.

What do international trade lawyers do?

International trade lawyers apply both domestic and international treaty-based laws that govern trade relationships between key stakeholders across countries. This is just one example of the many high-profile careers that the Master in Laws (LL.M.) can lead to.

Is a Master of Laws (LL.M.) a compulsory degree to pursue law as a profession?

A Master in Laws (LL.M.) is not a compulsory qualification to work in the legal sector. However, the program equips you with a deeper knowledge and a better understanding of international law, while allowing you to specialize in a particular area. The program can also open new doors in your career by making you a more effective and impactful lawyer, ready to act at a global level.

What can I do after getting a Master of Laws (LL.M.)?

After earning a Master of Laws (LL.M.), you can pursue a range of careers. Our graduates have gone on to work in the legal, consulting and education sectors. Top employers for our program come from the Big Four, along with other leading consulting firms, law firms, government institutions and more.

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