Civil Law is the branch of law that handles the relations between individuals or organizations. It is concerned with the legal status of individuals and the legal options regarding consequences of actions falling under the law governing the society in question. Civil law is exercised in the case of accidents, contracts, wills, property and other matters that are of private nature and aims at settling disputes, bringing just compensation to a wronged party or enforce an agreement.
A student of private law can specialize in the following areas: civil law, labor law, commercial law, corporate law and compensation law.
Civil and Public Law solicitors are the professionals entrusted to have the knowledge and skills to guide a party that is engaged in a civil or public law matter through the law enforcement process, by guarding the interests of their clients. A solicitor spends a lot of the working time doing research, discovering facts, interviewing people and gathering information. With this information, solicitors build arguments meant to bring a favourable court decision for their clients.
The solicitor profession is one of the best paid, with the possibility of working in an own private practice, for the government, law firms or corporations.
The LSBF Summer International business law programme is a specialised business law programme aimed at undergraduates from all around the world, exposing you to the new challenges and techniques found in the global marketplace.
The objective of the programme is to offer organised training for foreign law students in the field of intellectual property law. Courses are led by the professors of the Faculty of Law, University of Szeged. The courses on offer focus on all relevant fields of IP Law, especially copyright, patent and trademark law.
Criminologia Forense - Qualification awarded: Diploma d'Especialització/Diploma de Postgrau (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
The Columbia Summer Program is a cooperation between Columbia University Law School, Leiden University Law School and the University of Amsterdam Law School.
The Saint Louis University online Security Management certificate program or minor complements your major field of study by preparing you for leadership and management positions within any organization that has a need to minimize risks associated with criminal or terrorist activities. Your strength will be in management of security in a corporate setting.
The online Criminal Justice minor and certificate program at Saint Louis University complements your major field of study by preparing you for leadership and management positions within any organization that has a need to minimize risks associated with criminal or terrorist activities.
Geneva has long been one of the world’s capitals of international law and the headquarters of international institutions dedicated to human rights. This inspiring context naturally led to the focus and strength of the University of Geneva in international human right laws and policies.
Augsburg Summer Program on European and International Economic Law is offered by the Faculty of Law of the University of Augsburg. The Program provides insight into economic and business law necessary to meet the increasing requirements of companies and law firms in this field. The Program focuses on such issues as contract law, company law and banking law as well as on private international law, transnational litigation and international arbitration. The legal issues are considered from international, European and German perspective.
<p> This combined bilingual degree course allows students to complete their Master’s studies in Law at the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne and to improve their knowledge of law and their knowledge of legal German or French in the two partner Faculties.</p>
This introduction to the creation and application of English law begins by asking ‘What is the law?’; teaches you to find, read, interpret and apply the law; and introduces the techniques of practical legal research. Ideal if you’re considering a legal career, it provides a brief overview of constitutional principles, criminal law, human rights, and the law of contract and tort.
This module examines the role of law in the context of modern relationships and family life. This includes issues such as living together, marriage, divorce and the law relating to children, and related issues of tax, family property and inheritance.
This module builds on the knowledge and skills developed in Understanding law (W200) and examines a further two Foundations of Legal Knowledge: public law and criminal law.