Civil Law is the branch of law that handles the relations between individuals or organizations. It is concerned with the legal status of individuals and the legal options regarding consequences of actions falling under the law governing the society in question. Civil law is exercised in the case of accidents, contracts, wills, property and other matters that are of private nature and aims at settling disputes, bringing just compensation to a wronged party or enforce an agreement.
A student of private law can specialize in the following areas: civil law, labor law, commercial law, corporate law and compensation law.
Civil and Public Law solicitors are the professionals entrusted to have the knowledge and skills to guide a party that is engaged in a civil or public law matter through the law enforcement process, by guarding the interests of their clients. A solicitor spends a lot of the working time doing research, discovering facts, interviewing people and gathering information. With this information, solicitors build arguments meant to bring a favourable court decision for their clients.
The solicitor profession is one of the best paid, with the possibility of working in an own private practice, for the government, law firms or corporations.
This programme takes an interdisciplinary approach to human rights and goes beyond a narrow, legalistic approach to the subject.
The programme will provide you with a critical understanding of a wide range of issues concerning the legal regulation of intellectual property and the digital economy. With a combination of regulatory, policy, and management perspectives, this programme will provide an advanced-level qualification that should prove highly attractive to employers, as well as providing an excellent platform for further advanced level study.
The Juris Doctor and the embedded Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice is designed for those looking for admission into legal practice in Australia. The Juris Doctor (JD) is to be studied concurrently with the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, allowing students to develop both high level academic and legal skills, whilst also providing practical and real world experience.
As a law graduate or legal professional, the LLM enables you to extend your skills in legal research and analysis, whilst broadening your existing knowledge of domestic and international law and policy.
LLM Intellectual Property and Information Rights explores the legal and societal framework surrounding the protection and use of intellectual property, personal data and information.
International arbitration provides a very important tool for the resolution of the disputes arising out of international commercial or internationalinvestment relationships, being an efficient, flexible and modern alternative to the jurisdiction of the national courts of law.
Kent Law School (KLS) is a cosmopolitan centre of world-class critical legal research, offering a supportive and intellectually stimulating place to study postgraduate taught and research degrees.
The Master of Laws by Research aims to produce graduates trained in legal research either for academic or professional purposes. The task of the Master of Laws by Research student is to undertake a significant piece of research and report it in a scholarly dissertation. The Master of Laws by Research aims to provide students with opportunities to explore the resolution of particular legal problems using specialist and theoretical knowledge and advanced techniques through conducting research in a specialised area of law, legal theory, comparative law or legal history or by conducting interdisciplinary studies in law
The Juris Doctor is a graduate entry program (for non-law graduates) that provides students with the opportunity for a comprehensive study of law, not only to prepare for practice as a solicitor or barrister in Queensland but also to examine the legal process and its social, political and economic context.
The Master’s Foundation Programme is available as a one, two or three-term programme, with guaranteed progression to a wide range of Law, Humanities and Social Sceinces Master’s degrees at UCLan. You will live and study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the UCLan campus.
MA Criminal Justice and Criminology offers you the opportunity to develop advanced knowledge and skills in relation to the regulation of crime in the UK, Europe, and at global level.
The Master’s Foundation Programme is available as a one, two or three-term programme, with guaranteed progression to a wide range of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences Master’s degrees at the University of Sunderland. You will live and study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the University of Sunderland City campus.