Founded in 1973 by a group of entrepreneurs, IE has quickly earned itself a reputation for innovation and academic excellence. IE’s unique approach to business education powered by its focus on the entrepreneurial spirit, a close approach to technology and its dedication to the corporate world at large, have turned IE into a recognized and international center of education.
Our law programs standout not only for being solid and international, but also for preparing students to become leaders and global law professionals. The level of quality of IE master’s and executive education programs have positioned it among the best in the world in international rankings drawn up by key publications that include Financial Times, BusinessWeek, Forbes, The Economist, Aspen Institute and América Economía.
Thanks to our 40 years as part of IE Business School, we have been able to successfully integrate business fundamental courses in each of our legal programs through the MBA module. At IE Law School we train the next generation of global lawyers and this year we are taking our core-values a step further by incorporating the Human Sciences and Technology Module to all our programs. This module will prepare students for the new world of work and provide them the skills and abilities to think, work, and innovate across disciplinary boundaries and leverage on the power of science, communications, technology and data to address the most difficult challenges facing law, business, government and society.
IE shapes leaders and lawyers with a global vision, an entrepreneurial mind-set and a humanistic approach to drive innovation and change in organizations
LLM in International Business Law
The LLM in International Business is IE Law Schools flagship program in international private law. This program prepares students to manage global legal transactions with a business approach by providing an international experience full-filled with worldwide exchanges, legal venture clinics and a practical case methodology applied to large global companies, international law firms, organizations, government and public sector or NGOs. The LLM in International Business Law is designed to provide students a uniquely international perspective and a complete understanding of what practicing law in an international environment really means.
Master in Global Corporate Compliance (LLM)
IE Law School invites students and professionals to take the next step to become a leader in the practice of corporate compliance in our new IE Law Schools Master in Corporate Compliance (LLM). This program is designed for professionals from diverse backgrounds that want to start an exciting new career path, develop a sophisticated understanding of corporate compliance and be the next compliance officers in the global marketplace across different industries. The program includes a certificate and one-week academic experience in Global Corporate Compliance in NYU School of Law, regarded as one of the most prestigious and selective law schools in the world.
Master in Global Taxation (LLM)
There are only two certainties in life: death and taxes, and there will probably always be a need for tax lawyers. In IE Law School we take global tax a step further and offer tax lawyers, who want to broaden their career horizons and upgrade their knowledge in global tax issues, an LL.M. in Global Taxation that perfectly combines tax with the corporate global world.
This modern, truly global and practical program will cover the guidelines of international taxation and details of the new tax strategies of multinational corporations as well as the most recent anti-avoidance principles (BEPS). The program includes a certificate and one-week academic experience in Global Taxation in NYU School of Law, regarded as one of the most prestigious and selective law schools in the world.
Executive LLM Program
The Executive LLM Program is a joint degree governed by two of the world’s leading law schools: Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and IE Law School. The program is business-law focused, covers American Common Law and its application in international practice, and provides participants core business administration subjects, vital to international lawyers at this stage of their careers, including financial accounting, corporate finance, negotiation, marketing and business strategy. This pioneering program is designed for the experienced lawyer who wants to earn an LLM degree from a top US law school, along with a Certificate in Business Administration from IE Business School, without having to take a year away from work to do so.