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Ll. M. in Professional Legal Practice + Master in Labour and Social Security Law

Program curriculum and final degree

Program Curriculum

Compulsory Content

I. Litigation

  • Civil and Commercial Litigation (5 ECTS)
  • Criminal Litigation (4 ECTS)
  • Administrative Litigation (3 ECTS)
  • Employment Litigation (3 ECTS)
  • Basic Rights, Economic Freedoms and European Integration (4 ECTS)
  • Evidence (4 ECTS)
  • Advanced Civil Litigation (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. Legal Consultancy for Businesses: Basic Content

  • Legal Practice of Capital Trading Companies (4 ECTS)
  • Contracts: special matters (4 ECTS)               

IV. Social Security Law                    

  • Social Security Law Module (20 ECTS)

V. Employment Law

  • Employment Law Module (20 ECTS)

Optional Content

  • Accounting and Finance for Lawyers (4 ECTS)
  • Bankruptcy Law (4 ECTS)
  • Tort Law (4 ECTS)
  • Intellectual Property and Competition Law (4 ECTS)
  • Environmental Law (4 ECTS)
  • Financial Markets Law (4 ECTS)
  • Tax Law (4 ECTS)
  • Global Business Law (4 ECTS)
  • Property and Urban Development Law (4 ECTS)
  • Economic Criminal Law: Litigation and Corporate Defence (4 ECTS)
  • Companies and Employment Relations (4 ECTS)
  • Litigation in Family and Personal Law (4 ECTS)
  • Tax Litigation (4 ECTS)
  • Advanced Employment Litigation (4 ECTS)
  • Advanced Criminal Litigation (4 ECTS)
  • Regulated Sectors (4 ECTS)               


  • Advocacy
  • Labour and Social Security Law


Lectures will be held mainly in Spanish


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

From January to June 2019: Thursdays and Fridays from 16 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 M. in Labour and Social Security 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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