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Ll. M. in Professional Legal Practice + Master in Tort and Insurance Law

Program curriculum and final degree

Program Curriculum

Compulsory Content

I. Litigation

  • Civil and Commercial Litigation (5 ECTS)
  • Advanced Civil Litigation (4 ECTS)
  • Test (4 ECTS)
  • Judicial and Extra-Judicial Resolution of Disputes (4 ECTS)
  • Criminal Litigation (4 ECTS)
  • Administrative Litigation (3 ECTS)
  • Employment Litigation (3 ECTS)
  • Basic Rights, Economic Freedoms and European Integration (4 ECTS)
  • International Litigation and International Commercial Arbitration (4 ECTS)            

II. Vocational Subjects

  • Judicial and Extra-Judicial Resolution of Disputes (4 ECTS)
  • Professional Ethics and Regulatory Framework (3 ECTS)
  • Professional Practice: Organization and Skills (4 ECTS)

III. General Aspects

  • Contracts: special aspects (4 ECTS)
  • Foundation for Extracontractual Civil Liability (4 ECTS)
  • Introduction to public liability insurance (4 ECTS)               

IV. Specific Areas

  • Liability for damages caused by motor vehicles and compulsory motor insurance (3 ECTS)
  • Liability for defective products and services (3 ECTS)
  • Liability of Public Administrations and the State legislator (3 ECTS)
  • Liability for third party and civil liability of the employer due to occupational accident and illness (3 ECTS)
  • Professional civil liability and civil liability of social administrators and insolvency administrators (3 ECTS)
  • Civil liability for construction defects and construction damage (3 ECTS)
  • Medical civil liability (3 ECTS)
  • Procedural and material specialties in the judicial and extrajudicial damages claim (3 ECTS)               

Optional Content

  • Accounting and Finance for Lawyers (4 ECTS)
  • Bankruptcy Law (4 ECTS)
  • Intellectual Property and Competition Law (4 ECTS)
  • Legal Protection of Natural Resources and Environmental Liability (4 ECTS)
  • Financial Markets Law (4 ECTS)
  • Tax Law (4 ECTS)
  • Foundation for Extracontractual Civil Liability (4 ECTS)
  • Global Business Law (4 ECTS)
  • Further studies in Urban Planning Law (4 ECTS)
  • Companies and Employment Relations (4 ECTS)
  • Advanced Criminal Litigation (4 ECTS)
  • Litigation in Family and Personal Law (4 ECTS)
  • Tax Litigation (4 ECTS)
  • Advanced Employment Litigation (4 ECTS)
  • Regulated Sectors (4 ECTS)
  • Compliance I: foundations of crime prevention in business (4 ECTS)
  • Legal Practice of Capital Trading Companies (4 ECTS)               

Thesis

  • Advocacy 
  • Tort and Insurance Law

Language

Lectures will be held in Spanish

Schedule

From October 2017 to June 2018: Monday to Friday from 16 to 20h. One group will have some sessions during the morning.

From October 2018 to March 2019: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 18 to 21h.

Final Degree

Once students have completed the program, they will receive two degrees:

  • Ll. M. in Professional Legal Practice degree, issued by Pompeu Fabra University - 90 ECTS
  • M. in Tort and Insurance Law degree, from the Pompeu Fabra University - 60 ECTS

To obtain the degree, you must attend at least 80% of the course sessions, pass the corresponding exercises and present the final Thesis.

University Master's degree: Students must pay the issuing rights fee published in the DOGC (Official Journal of the Generalitat de Catalunya). This fee is subject to annual variations. The fee applied will be that in force in the date of application for the degree certificate.

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