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University of Westminster Corporate Finance Law LLM
University of Westminster

Corporate Finance Law LLM

London, United Kingdom

1 Years


Full time, Part time

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Sep 2024

GBP 17,000 / per year *


* international | UK: £12,500

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Knowledge of corporate finance law is essential for lawyers, bankers and financiers who are keen to develop professional skills in corporate fundraising, deal structures and transactional management. Our Corporate Finance Law LLM offers an enhanced qualification for professionals working or planning to work in a technically demanding and dynamic global industry. It will appeal to both recent graduates and practitioners considering various fields of work, including law, investment banking, corporate finance, private equity, securities, investments, financial regulation, government agencies and international financial authorities.

You'll focus on learning how the financial markets work, from the primary markets involving the issuance of equity, debt and derivatives, to the secondary markets involving trading and investments, as well as very large financial transactions in the international capital markets. Importantly, you'll also learn how to take account of legal and regulatory risks that financiers and bankers face, and structure financial instruments to suit commercial priorities and social welfare policies.

This course is structured to give you a comprehensive understanding of the practical processes and innovative products of the international corporate finance market, including equity and debt capital, derivatives, structured finance, risk management and investment portfolio products. It's also designed to help you develop the soft skills you'll need in this area of practice, including negotiations and network building, with meetings with senior lawyers and directors of major companies.

Top reasons to study with us

  • Learn in the heart of London – Studying at our Regent Campus in central London, you'll be part of a diverse, global community
  • Enhance your employability – Our industry expert-led workshops will help you to develop key skills for your career
  • Learn in top facilities – Westminster Law School has a full mock courtroom, hi-tech learning spaces and a pro-bono clinic, as well as a state-of-the-art lecture theatre
  • Flexible start time – You can begin the course in September or January

Why study this course?

  • Fantastic central London location
    You'll be studying in the centre of one of the world’s greatest cities, within easy reach of London's unrivalled library, cultural and archive resources.
  • Develop your legal knowledge and skills
    As well as gaining a comprehensive understanding of the international corporate finance market, you'll develop important negotiation and network-building skills, and advanced research and analytical skills.
  • Gain an enhanced qualification
    The course has been designed to provide you with a deep, systematic and structured knowledge of the operation of the corporate finance market and of the law for both practitioners and transactions in this area.

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