Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Stand out as a global law professional
The Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
Is for individuals who are…
conscientious and have a strong sense of justice. You are a natural leader and strive to contribute towards a more harmonious and just world.
an international program that will give you a solid foundation in the global practice of law in both the public and private sectors.
- a corporate lawyer
- an international lawyer
- a civil servant
- a legal advisor for an NGO
The world-renowned IE Law school trains first-class corporate lawyers, equipping them with the skills needed to excel in the world’s top firms and international organizations. Our innovative Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) program is taught by industry experts with a comparative law methodology, covering the fundamentals of Civil and Common law with a focus on European Union law.
Our graduates are the future leaders of their organizations and society, capable of solving global challenges in international corporate environments.
The Bachelor of Laws is a four-year program taught in both Segovia and Madrid. Students have the option of beginning the degree in picturesque Segovia, spending two years here before completing the final half of the program in Madrid. If you choose to begin your studies in Madrid, you will spend all four years in the lively capital city.
MAP OUT YOUR OWN PATH TO SUCCESS
ACQUIRE AN INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK AND A GLOBAL NETWORK
IE Law School’s Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) has a truly international outlook. The curriculum and learning environment were developed in order to give students a global perspective, enabling you to practice law around the world. In addition, students are part of an international community of professionals and peers from around the world, permitting you to build an outstanding professional network.
IE Law School’s exceptional partnerships with leading organisations and law firms will further enhance your profile, as you will be given the unique opportunity to intern at these institutions.
OBTAIN A FULLY ACCREDITED DEGREE
The Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) program is fully compliant with the Bologna Process, and is accredited by the Spanish government and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).
ACCESS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS
Employers of the world’s leading firms and institutions consistently rank IE University as one of their top target universities to recruit from. Our students begin to receive job offers even before graduating.
BENEFIT FROM INTERNATIONAL RANKINGS
A member of the Law Schools Global League, IE Law School is consistently ranked among the top law schools in Europe and around the world according to the Financial Times’ Global Legal Education Report.
BE PART OF AN UNIQUE PROGRAM
The Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) trains lawyers who are capable of working in cross-border transactions on an international scale. The program’s excellent grounding in fundamentals plus the opportunity to specialize sets IE Law School graduates apart, training them to become the future leaders of organizations and society.
The program covers the fundamentals of Civil and Common Law, with a focus on European Union Law. Later on in their studies, students will have the chance to choose an area to specialize in, and develop a truly unique profile.
A FLEXIBLE SPECIALIZATION
Foundations of Law: During your first few years of study, you will cover the fundamentals of Civil and Common Law, with a particular focus on EU law.
Concentration Diploma: Later on, you will build your expertise in a specific area of your choosing.
BEYOND CLASS EXPERIENCE
IE Law School recognizes the importance of practice-based learning, and offers students the opportunity to intern at one of the School’s exceptional partner firms and corporations, where you will enhance your academic training with practical application.
Law Unplugged is an exciting practical component of the Bachelor of Laws program. Each term you will be immersed in real-life scenarios and projects through workshops and visits to leading law firms.
UNIQUE LEGAL TRAINING
A truly unique program, the Bachelor in Laws provides students with comprehensive knowledge of Civil and Common Law, with a focus on EU Law.
In collaboration with the Jean Monnet Programme, IE University offers a module on European Law to give students a greater understanding of European common private law. There are four different courses: European Legal History, EU Law, Contracts and Property, which combined with advanced seminars and international conferences give students a comprehensive and sophisticated understanding of European common private law.
Develop your English skills
After graduating from the Bachelor of Laws at IE University, you will quickly enter an international environment, collaborating with colleagues from diverse backgrounds on challenges of global scales. In order to fully prepare you for life after university, our Bachelor of Laws is taught in English. For those that need to improve their language skills before commencing the Bachelor of Laws, we offer a special track during the first year.
THE COMPARATIVE LAW METHODOLOGY
The Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) at IE University follows a comparative law methodology, whereby students have the opportunity to learn about various legal systems around the world with emphasis on Civil and Common Law. Students are trained in the the fundamentals of legal institutions, legislation and jurisprudence. IE Law School believes a comparative methodology is crucial due to the ways in which economic globalization has transformed the legal market.
Hear from various professors from around the world, who explain why comparative law is so essential to the education of future legal professors.
IE boasts exceptional partnerships with prestigious global institutions, giving students the unique opportunity of developing their career in diverse directions. Our range of partnerships enables LL.B. students to practice law in different countries and across varying legal systems.
Students can choose from four tracks and develop their own professional path according to their ambitions and career goals. All graduates, regardless of the track they decide to follow, will leave the IE Law School fully prepared to practice law around the world in both public and private sectors.
IE UNIVERSITY ASKS & LAWYERS RESPOND
Our law students became journalists for the day as they interviewed lawyers and Managing Partners of Spain's leading law firms and the Big Four for the most popular financial newspaper in Spain, Expansión Jurídico.
In the interviews, our respondents discuss how technology is transforming the legal sector, how they reached the position of Managing Partner and what professional and personal challenges they have faced, offering advice to aspiring lawyers.
Clara Lavandeira (Bachelor in Business Administration | Bachelor of Laws [LL.B.]) interviews Juan Picón, Managing Partner for Latham & Watkins: “In light of extreme technological changes, the return to empathy and personal relationships is key”GO TO THE INTERVIEW
Juan Alberto Lamas (Bachelor of Laws [LL.B.]) interviews Ignacio Ruiz Cámara, Managing Partner for Allen & Overy Ignacio Ruiz Cámara: “In a professional interview you have to demonstrate interest and curiosity”
María Barragán (Bachelor of Laws [LL.B.]) interviews María José Menéndez: “Possessing a high level of english and good grades does not guarantee success”GO TO THE INTERVIEW
MEET OUR STUDENTS!
Hear from our students and their experiences at IE University.
There is no limit for this energetic and entrepreneurial IE University law student. At just 19 years old, Antonella already speaks five languages and has traveled around the world to some 26 countries. She’s on track to fulfil her childhood dream of becoming a first-class corporate lawyer, and is studying the Double Degree in Business Administration and Law in Segovia.LEARN MORE ABOUT ANTONELLA AND HER MULTICULTURAL STORY
Calum Hedigan, IE University law student and winner of the Segovia campus debating competition, is known for his love of the most popular sport in his country: rugby. The 18-year-old Scot has been playing since he was five years old, and is the founder, president and coach of the IE University rugby club.DISCOVER CALUM'S STORY
ABOUT IE LAW SCHOOL
IE Law School is a vibrant community of professors, professionals and students from all over the world, united by their conviction that law offers a privileged position to both understand and improve our complex world.
Over the past 40 years IE Law School has consolidated itself as a national and international leader in training legal professionals with a global outlook. The School’s combination of outstanding professors, unique case study methodology and dynamic research centers sets it apart. It’s mission? To train world-class lawyers who shine out in an ever-changing and increasingly globalized world.
The Financial Times’ annual rankings place the IE Law School LL.M. programs as some of the best in the world. IE University is also recognized by the four major accrediting agencies and associations in the legal and business education world.
IE Law School offers a variety of legal programs at both undergraduate and graduate level, which are adapted to each student’s unique profile and professional goals. Teaching is available in English and Spanish, and all programs are taught with a global outlook.FIND MORE ABOUT IE LAW SCHOOL´S PROGRAMS