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Guardian League Table 2017 – UK Law School Ranking

Last month, the Guardian has released its latest ranking of UK law schools. The influential “University Guide: Guardian League Table for Law” is now available in its 2017 edition. As usual, this law school ranking still relies on student satisfaction with teaching and feedback; student to staff ratio; spend per student; average student entry tariff; career after six months; and a ‘value added score’ to determine each institution’s placement. As we…read more →

Complete University Guide 2017 – UK Law School Ranking

The Complete University Guide’s 2017 League Table for Law has recently been published. As usual, the ranking’s methodology is based on a mix of entry standards, student satisfaction, research quality, output, and prospects for each law schools’ graduate on the job market. According to the latest 2017 Complete University Guide Law League Table/Ranking, these are the United Kingdom’s top 10 best law schools (the results from last year’s ranking are in brackets):…read more →

The LLM in International Commercial Law

The University of Warwick School of Law has recently announced the launch of its new LL.M. program in International Commercial Law (starting in October 2017). Warwick joins the growing number of UK, US, and international law schools that expand their postgraduate offerings that blend the corporate and commercial area with international or cross-border aspects. This trend is not surprising given that the demand for specialized LL.M. programs in these fields…read more →

LLM Application Deadlines for 2016-2017

Check out our overview of some of the most popular U.S. and U.K. law schools’ LL.M. application deadlines for the 2016-2017 academic year. Of course, please keep in mind that law schools may change their LL.M. application deadlines. Thus, it is vital to verify each deadline with the university or universities to which you intend to apply. Good luck with your applications!

Complete University Guide 2016 – UK Law School Ranking

One of the most highly watched UK law school rankings, The Complete University Guide’s 2016 League Table for Law has recently been published. Like in previous years, the ranking’s methodology is based on a mix of entry standards, student satisfaction, research quality, output, and prospects for each law schools’ graduate on the job market. According to the latest 2016 Complete University Guide Law League Table/Ranking, these are the United Kingdom’s top 10…read more →

Summer Update: Announcing New LLM Programs

During these warm months, it seems apt that LL.M. program offerings are also heating up.  There are a number of new programs being announced which should further sizzle the exciting LL.M. possibilities on offer. First up, is Oxford’s new MSc in Taxation.  This is a two-year part-time program covering issues on national, European, international and comparative taxation, and tax policy. The program will begin in 2016. The MSc in Taxation…read more →

Queen Mary Extends LLM Application Deadline

Good news for all those last minute applicants that are interested in pursuing their LL.M. studies in London. Queen Mary, University of London School of Law reports that they have extended their LL.M. application deadline: Application Deadline Due to the addition of new LLM programmes and modules we are able to extend the closing date until Friday 28 August 2015. You should ONLY apply at this late stage if you can submit…read more →

Guardian League Table 2016 – UK Law School Ranking

Update: the Guardian UK Law School Ranking 2017 has been released Like every year in June, the Guardian’s annual ranking of UK law schools (University Guide: Guardian League Table for Law) has been released. Now in its 2016 edition, this ranking still relies on student satisfaction with teaching and feedback; student to staff ratio; spend per student; average student entry tariff; career after six months; and a ‘value added score’…read more →

Queen Mary’s New International Shipping Law LLM

We have previously reported on Queen Mary University of London School of Law’s LL.M. program in Paris. Now, following on the heals of the success of the Paris program as well as its strengths in commercial law generally, Queen Mary’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies is launching another innovative LL.M. specialty program. Starting in September 2015, those intending to focus their LL.M. studies on a specific area of international commercial…read more →

Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 Results: Law

For UK universities, last month was marked by a major event: The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 results were finally published on December 18, 2014. The REF is the UK government’s system for assessing the quality of research in higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. The REF is important for several reasons. First, it provides accountability for public investment in research and demonstrates the benefits of that investment. Second, the…read more →