Pursuing a law degree is not a decision to be taken lightly. At IE University, our Master of Laws (LL.M.) puts personalization at the core, allowing you to select one of four specializations. Here are our top five reasons to specialize in International Taxation.

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IE Law School’s Master of Laws (LL.M.) is an intensive legal program designed to keep you ahead of the curve—and the competition.

This transformational academic journey provides an additional Postgraduate Diploma of Expert (PgDip) certification. You can choose between International Business Law, International Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property & Technology Law, and International Taxation. Read on to find out more about why International Taxation could be the ideal specialization for your personal and professional goals.

1. Become a multifaceted legal professional

Our International Taxation specialization allows you to build the competencies required to become an expert in a dynamic, increasingly relevant field. Through a unique comparative approach, it blends cutting-edge legal knowledge with expertise in tax structures, economics and technology to equip you with a comprehensive, multidisciplinary skill set.

By learning the intricacies of individual and corporate taxation within a global context, you’ll transform into a versatile legal professional capable of adding value in multiple fields and jurisdictions.

2. Access to international professional opportunities

Today’s world is international and will only continue to move toward a more global mindset. IE Law School takes a unique comparative and case-based approach to law that helps graduates land roles in a variety of sectors across a diverse range of functions. A specialty in International Taxation opens the door for you to work as an international tax manager, an international tax advisor, a tax planner, a tax compliance consultant or a lawyer specializing in international tax law anywhere in the world.

Before starting the program, 26% of our students were working in legal services. And now, 44% of our most recent alumni are in tax, corporate, research and arbitration positions. The top hiring companies from previous cohorts include White & Case, Bird & Bird, EY, Accenture and Deloitte, among others.

3. Network and gain practical international experience

As part of the International Taxation specialization, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in our hands-on Legal Immersion Experience. Taking you to world-leading firms in major legal hubs like London, you’ll have the opportunity to meet top experts in your field, attend masterclasses and participate in practical workshops and panel discussions. The experience also gives you the chance to network with professionals and like-minded colleagues, enhancing your global community and knowledge of the opportunities around you.

The truth is studying International Taxation will help you stay on top of the global shifts and trends in the legal sector and beyond.

It will also put you on the frontlines of some of the most influential legislation around. Whether it’s interpreting new laws or applying old ones more effectively, this specialization equips you to tackle economic policy and address issues of vital importance to a broad spectrum of clients around the world.