LL.M. International Business Law

This LL.M. is one of the few programmes specifically designed for those attorneys who seek to develop a professional career in international business law.

This LL .M. is a one year full-time programme running from September to July.

Admissions status: Open

Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance
Strategic Decision Making for Lawyers

Common Law Contracts
Comparative and Uniform Contract Law and Law of Movable Property
Competition Law:
          - Part 1 Competition Law
          - Part 2 Competition Law - Enforcement
Corporate Law and Securities Regulation:
          - Part 1 European Corporate Law
          - Part 2 US Company and Capital Market Law
          - Part 3 European Securities Regulation
International Commercial Arbitration and Investment Dispute Resolution
Modern Financial Products, Services and Regulation


Comparative Corporate Taxation

Comparative Intellectual Property in the Digital Age: an EU – US Study

European Corporate Law

Intellectual Property and Competition Law

International Debt Finance: The Eurozone Debt Crisis International Energy Law

International Environmental Law

International Petroleum Transactions

International Tax Planning

International Taxation

Negotiation for Lawyers

Structured Finance and Securitisation

The Dynamics of European Union Institutions

Transnational Bankruptcy Law

Trends of Evolution of the EU Institutional Framework


Students are allowed to enrol in courses from the following programmes:


The Law of European Integration I and II
Comparative Corporate Law
International Investment Law
International Trade Law
Free Trade and Environmental Protection


US Corporate Taxation
Energy and Environmental Taxation
Taxation, Competition and EU State Aid Law

Access to additional elective courses from The Lisbon MBA International programme, offered by Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics and Nova School of Business and Economics.

Fernando Gonçalves
Fernando Gonçalves
"(...) it has allowed me to deepen greatly my knowledge in a variety of subjects, in a very useful way to my daily work (...)"
Richard Notz
Richard Notz
"(...) One of the very few truly international elite LL.M. programmes. (...) The teaching follows a unique approach to real lawyering, never getting lost in theory. (...)"