Law Degrees in Legal Practice

Compare 11 Master of Laws Degrees in Legal Practice

A Master of Laws is a one- to two-year full-time course of study with global credibility. This advanced certification provides law students with credentials in a focused area that are accepted from one country to another. Graduates from this program offer law firms a honed area of knowledge and qualification for work in a multinational legal environment.

What is an LLM in Legal Practice? This degree program includes completion of the vocational training necessary for an LPC, which is necessary to practice as a solicitor in England and in Wales. Some of the topics studied include core basics of business law, criminal and civil litigation, property law, and taxation. Other topics might include professional conduct and regulation. Program participants can often elect to study narrower topics, such as family or international family law, personal injury law, or commercial litigation.

Scholars in this LLM program may gain valuable skills that remain with them throughout their careers. These might include improved research skills and the ability to create an organized plan. Other practical skills can consist of an ability to negotiate that can be used personally and professionally.

Interested individuals may find opportunities to complete an LLM in Legal Practice program in schools all over the globe. These classes are often available as online or remote study courses. The variety of locations and formats leads to a range of costs. Hopeful students will find it is best to contact their preferred schools individually.

Completion of an LLM in Legal Practice program can lead to non-lawyer positions, such as teaching or public policy researcher. Other career opportunities can be found in practicing foreign law in a country other than the student’s country of origin. Graduates may find legal jobs in intellectual property or conflict resolution, working for commercial firms or for public entities.

Educational institutions offer plenty of choices for prospective students. Online classes provide both flexibility and increased access to academic success. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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LLM (Intellectual Property)

University of Law Online
Campus Full time 18 - 60 months January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online

This master's degree is designed for modern lawyers and managers and explores the legal and commercial aspects of intellectual property. The programme is designed in partnership with major law firms and industry leaders. [+]

LLM Legal Practice (Intellectual Property)

This master's degree is designed for modern lawyers and managers and explores the legal and commercial aspects of intellectual property. The programme is designed in partnership with major law firms and industry leaders. The University of Law is an international leader in legal education with a 140-year-old history.

Course Requirements UK entry requirements: Students should possess a UK bachelors degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. International entry requirements: An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. Duration

18 months (up to 5 years)

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LLM Legal Practice (Intellectual Property)

The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes
Campus Full time 12 months March 2019 United Kingdom London

This standalone Masters course will provide you with valuable insight into how the English legal system operates, with an emphasis on your chosen specialist legal area of Intellectual Property. [+]

LLM Legal Practice (Intellectual Property)

This standalone Masters course will provide you with valuable insight into how the English legal system operates, with an emphasis on your chosen specialist legal area of Intellectual Property. This qualification will equip you with the practical skills to assist you in gaining employment within your specialist area in a legal or commercial capacity. If you are already working in these fields, our LLM will enhance your CV and help you take on a more senior role.

Course Requirements UK entry requirements: Students should possess a UK bachelors degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. While we accept applications from English law graduates, you are likely to repeat many themes from your undergraduate degree. We recommend that you consider the online version of this course in the first place which has been designed for those with a qualification in law. Graduates from The University of Law’s LLB programmes are not eligible for this course. International entry requirements: An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. [-]

LLM Legal Practice (Commercial Law)

The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes
Campus Full time 12 months October 2018 United Kingdom London

This standalone Masters course will provide you with valuable insight into how the English legal system operates, with an emphasis on your chosen specialist area of Commercial Law. This qualification will equip you with the practical skills to assist you in gaining employment within your specialist area in a legal or commercial capacity. [+]

LLM Legal Practice (Commercial Law)

This standalone Masters course will provide you with valuable insight into how the English legal system operates, with an emphasis on your chosen specialist area of Commercial Law. This qualification will equip you with the practical skills to assist you in gaining employment within your specialist area in a legal or commercial capacity. If you are already working in these fields, our LLM will enhance your CV and help you take on a more senior role.

Course Requirements UK entry requirements: Students should possess a UK bachelors degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. While we accept applications from English law graduates, you are likely to repeat many themes from your undergraduate degree. We recommend that you consider the online version of this course in the first place which has been designed for those with a qualification in law. Graduates from The University of Law’s LLB programmes are not eligible for this course. International entry requirements: An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. [-]

LLM Legal Practice (Conflict Resolution)

The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes
Campus Full time 12 months March 2019 United Kingdom London Austria Vienna + 2 more

This standalone Masters course will provide you with valuable insight into how the English legal system operates, with an emphasis on your chosen specialist legal area of Conflict Resolution. This qualification will equip you with the practical skills to assist you in gaining employment within your specialist area in a legal or commercial capacity. [+]

LLM Legal Practice (Conflict Resolution)

This standalone Masters course will provide you with valuable insight into how the English legal system operates, with an emphasis on your chosen specialist legal area of Conflict Resolution. This qualification will equip you with the practical skills to assist you in gaining employment within your specialist area in a legal or commercial capacity. If you are already working in these fields, our LLM will enhance your CV and help you take on a more senior role.

Course Requirements UK entry requirements: Students should possess a UK bachelors degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. While we accept applications from English law graduates, you are likely to repeat many themes from your undergraduate degree. We recommend that you consider the online version of this course in the first place which has been designed for those with a qualification in law. Graduates from The University of Law’s LLB programmes are not eligible for this course. International entry requirements: An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. [-]

LLM Legal Practice (Banking and Debt Finance Law)

The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes
Campus Full time 12 months October 2018 United Kingdom London

This standalone Masters course will provide you with valuable insight into how the English legal system operates, with an emphasis on your chosen specialist legal area of Conflict Resolution. [+]

LLM Legal Practice (Banking and Debt Finance Law)

This standalone Masters course will provide you with valuable insight into how the English legal system operates, with an emphasis on your chosen specialist legal area of Conflict Resolution. This qualification will equip you with the practical skills to assist you in gaining employment within your specialist area in a legal or commercial capacity. If you are already working in these fields, our LLM will enhance your CV and help you take on a more senior role.

Course Requirements UK entry requirements: Students should possess a UK bachelors degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. [-]

LLM Legal Practice (Employment Law)

The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes
Campus Full time 12 months October 2018 United Kingdom London

This standalone Masters course will provide you with valuable insight into how the English legal system operates, with an emphasis on your chosen specialist legal area of Employment Law. This qualification will equip you with the practical skills to assist you in gaining employment within your specialist area in a legal or commercial capacity. [+]

LLM Legal Practice (Employment Law)

This standalone Masters course will provide you with valuable insight into how the English legal system operates, with an emphasis on your chosen specialist legal area of Employment Law. This qualification will equip you with the practical skills to assist you in gaining employment within your specialist area in a legal or commercial capacity. If you are already working in these fields, our LLM will enhance your CV and help you take on a more senior role.

Course Requirements UK entry requirements: Students should possess a UK bachelors degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. While we accept applications from English law graduates, you are likely to repeat many themes from your undergraduate degree. We recommend that you consider the online version of this course in the first place which has been designed for those with a qualification in law. Graduates from The University of Law’s LLB programmes are not eligible for this course. International entry requirements: An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. [-]

LLM in Legal Practice

University of Westminster - Westminster Law School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

If you want to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales you will need to complete the Legal Practice Course (LPC) – the vocational stage of training that bridges the gap between academic studies and life in a law firm. [+]

If you want to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales you will need to complete the Legal Practice Course (LPC) – the vocational stage of training that bridges the gap between academic studies and life in a law firm.

For 2017/18, we are offering the LPC as part of a Masters' degree – an LLM in Legal Practice which incorporates both Stages 1 and 2 of the LPC. The total cost of the LLM is £14,500 (£12,500 for the LPC, an additional £2,000 to progress to the LLM).

Westminster Law School has a well-established reputation for the delivery of solicitors' vocational training and our LLM in Legal Practice (incorporating the LPC) equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to be a successful 21st-century lawyer.... [-]


LLM in Legal Practice

Lancashire Law School - University of Central Lancashire
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Lancashire + 1 more

UCLan’s new combined LLM and LPC course gives students the opportunity to gain the professional qualification needed to become a solicitor, at the same time as achieving a Masters qualification. [+]

UCLan’s new combined LLM and LPC course gives students the opportunity to gain the professional qualification needed to become a solicitor, at the same time as achieving a Masters qualification. You will:

Obtain an internationally recognized qualification Gain a fully-accredited LPC and a Masters upon successful completion of your course Show employers a higher level of professional and academic competence Study in a highly practical learning environment designed to prepare you for real-life legal situations Receive excellent individual support to maximise your personal potential and career aspirations LPC

Students not wishing to pursue the full LLM, may pursue the traditional LPC qualification and obtain a postgraduate diploma.... [-]


LLM Legal Practice

Nottingham Trent University - Nottingham Law School
Online Part time 4 - 24 months September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This new LLM (Master's in Law) award is for those with professional legal qualifications, for example, the BPTC or LPC (or their precursors). Credit points are awarded for these professional qualifications and students can then 'top-up' these points with a dissertation or publishable article to gain this LLM. This course is studied by distance learning... [+]

Nottingham Law School is introducing an LLM (Masters in Law) award for those with professional legal qualifications. Professional legal qualifications (for example, BPTC or LPC or their precursors) will provide evidence of appropriate prior learning and achievement, equivalent to two-thirds of the LLM award. Students will then 'top up' these credit points with a dissertation or publishable article, studied and completed by distance learning, to gain the LLM degree.

Why choose this course?

In the increasingly competitive legal employment market practitioners may find that having an additional qualification, a masters degree, will make them stand out from the competition. The LLM Legal Practice (DL) qualification will not only provide additional evidence of your academic ability but also showcase your knowledge of more specialized aspects of legal practice.... [-]


LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors)

BPP University
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 24 months September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester London Birmingham Bristol Cambridge Leeds Liverpool + 7 more

The LLM Legal Practice incorporates BPP University Law School’s highly regarded Legal Practice Course giving you the essential training you need to become a qualified solicitor. [+]

The LLM Legal Practice incorporates BPP University Law School’s highly regarded Legal Practice Course giving you the essential training you need to become a qualified solicitor. In addition, you can select from a range of modules designed to help you gain additional knowledge and develop new skills highly sought after by the profession to enhance your employability.

The LLM Legal Practice qualifies for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,280 from the Student Loans Company.

Our LLM Legal Practice will equip you with more than just legal knowledge and skills – we focus on the all-around professional skills employers are seeking.It is your bridge between the academic world and professional life in a law firm, giving you the necessary legal knowledge, skills, and commercial understanding to thrive in today’s market. By choosing to study your LLM Legal Practice with BPP University Law School, you’ll have the best possible start to your legal career.Our LLM Legal Practice incorporates BPP University Law School's highly regarded LPC. It is no coincidence that our LPC is the first choice of many leading law firms, who exclusively send their trainee solicitors to study with us. We are selected by these firms above other law schools because of the professional relevance of our education and the enviably high standard of our teaching, facilities, and materials.By choosing to study your LLM Legal Practice with us, you'll have the best possible start to your legal career:... [-]


LL.M. in Transnational Legal Practice (TLP)

St. John’s University School of Law
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 USA New York

A degree program designed for both American and foreign-trained attorneys seeking advanced training for transnational practice. With concentration tracks in public international legal practice, cross-border transactions, or transnational dispute resolution, students may also design their own course of study to meet their professional needs and personal interests. [+]

LL.M. in Transnational Legal Practice (TLP)

The LL.M. in Transnational Legal Practice (TLP) is designed to train foreign attorneys in the rapidly expanding cross-border practice of law, to educate global attorneys within the New York City legal community ― the center of global legal practice ― and to enhance non-native English speaking attorneys’ skills in practicing law in English, the lingua franca of the global legal profession.

Train foreign attorneys in the rapidly expanding cross-border practice of law. All TLP students receive an in-depth education of transnational practice. In addition to the capstone Transnational Legal Practice courses, our students take courses focusing on the increasing legal interconnectedness of the world. In addition to learning the law in traditional lectures, TLP students learn the law by engaging in supervised simulations meant to mimic transnational practice. Educate global attorneys within New York City. TLP students benefit from St. John’s location in New York City. Our TLP students are able to attend events focused on transnational practice at the New York City Bar Association, attend panels at major conferences like International Law Weekend, and visit the United Nations. We also bring esteemed practitioners onto campus to provide real-world insight to our students. Enhance non-native English speaking attorneys’ skills in practicing law in English. The TLP program places a strong emphasis on communicating in legal English and works with non-native English speakers to enhance these skills. TLP students take specialized courses focused on legal research, writing, and analysis. They also present during role-play... [-]