Queen Mary University of London is one of the most esteemed higher education providers of the modern world. With 21,187 students, 4,000 staff and an annual turnover of more than £300m, Queen Mary represents one of the largest University of London colleges.
Queen Mary is a multidisciplinary University with research invested in a diverse range of fields, including the humanities, social sciences, medicine, dentistry, science and engineering, and law. Located at the hub of the UK’s vibrant capital – a world-renowned centre for art, culture and creativity – Queen Mary University of London’s main Mile End site is one of the city’s largest self-contained residential campuses.
School of Law
Ranked 4th in London, 5th in the UK and among the Top 35 worldwide, the School of Law at Queen Mary is one of the most respected of its kind. Last year, the institution celebrated 50 years of providing world-leading law education since its inception in 1965. Since then, the School of Law has grown from 30 students and just four academic staff, to 1,939 students and 115 academic staff (2014-15).
As its central focus, the School is dedicated to exploring the role of law and its institutions in a contemporary, increasingly globalised and increasingly interconnected society.
LLMs at Queen Mary
Queen Mary’s School of Law provides approximately 700 LLM and MSc students. With 22 sought-after and varied specialisms, the School also boasts the largest focused LLM offerings in the UK higher education system. For students who are keen to enrol in 2017, Queen Mary is set to provide brand new, innovative and industry-related programmes, including Art, Business and Law. A number of Queen Mary’s reputable LLM programmes also present the opportunity to study in London, Greece, Paris and Singapore.
No matter which course of study students decide to follow, they must be ready to deal with complex issues systematically and creatively. Taught by leading academics in their field, many of whom are also practicing, Queen Mary’s LLM provisions enable students to gain an advanced and thorough understanding of key and current issues within their chosen field.
Centre for Commercial Law Studies
Queen Mary’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) is a world-leader in research into the field of Commercial Law, with a number of prestigious research institutes, including: Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Banking and Finance Law, and Intellectual Property. The Centre’s LLM student body alone represents over 90 jurisdictions, presenting each student with the invaluable opportunity to learn from their peers as well as their qualified tutors.
Created in 1980 by Sir Roy Goode, CCLS is positioned at the heart of Holborn – London’s Legal District. Over the course of the last 35 years, CCLS has developed in-depth expertise in specific and impactful areas of Commercial Law, and placed this at the service of government, public bodies, overseas institutions, the legal profession, industry and commerce.
The CCLS boasts a long history of contributing to the training of practitioners and industry professionals, providing professional mentors, as well as internship and legal experience opportunities to benefit CCLS students. On top of this, the Centre offers a number of seminars and lectures that count towards continuing professional development.