Online University Master of Laws in Legal Practice

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WHERE Online
LANGUAGE Spanish
LENGHT 15 months, 90 ECTS
START October
SCHEDULE

Monday to Friday, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

This programme is also available to study in person on the Madrid campus.

PRICE €6,100

University School of Tourism, URJC Affiliated Centre

Professional Internships at:

 

All students enrolled in the Online University Master of Laws in Legal Practice at ESERP will be able to do an internship at one of the Andersen Tax&Legal offices.

(Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville and Bilbao).

ESERP may also sign internship agreements with other firms nationwide, with the aim of facilitating access to internships for all students.

 

Why study the Online University Master of Laws in Legal Practice?


 

The Official University Master of Laws in Legal Practice offers compulsory professional training for all those jurists who wish to practice law, in accordance with Royal Decree 775/2011 on access to the legal profession.

The educational content of the Master of Laws in Legal Practice is adapted to the requirements of the European Higher Education Area, and guarantees an ongoing effort to improve management skills, as well as an optimal development of attitudes such as initiative, teamwork or critical thinking skills.

The ESERP Master’s Degree places a special emphasis on the development of professional skills, always based on the most up-to-date knowledge that will allow the student to apply the latest techniques and tools in a strategic way. To do so, we rely on a faculty of professors composed of expert professionals who bring real-life legal problems into the classroom.

At ESERP, we apply a dynamic and active teaching system, using pedagogical instruments such as the case study and simulation methodologies, which will allow the student to understand and develop skills in order to adapt to the changing reality faced by lawyers, where it is very important to be familiar with and evaluate the responsibilities associated with the practice of law, which include promoting the lawyer’s social responsibility.

Advantages of studying the Online University Master of Laws in Legal Practice at ESERP


Mutualidad de la Abogacía Scholarships 

You can apply for one of the academic scholarships offered by Mutualidad de la Abogacía and the ESERP Business & Law School. Students in the ESERP University Master of Laws in Legal Practice may be the beneficiaries of the Cátedra Mutualidad scholarships granted by the SOCIAL WORK FOUNDATION OF SPANISH LAW.

Tirant Online and Tirant Analytics

ESERP students have access to an innovative reference tool that, thanks to the interrelation of all its content, guarantees maximum rigour when consulting it, providing a precise and practical solution for the issues raised during the course. It represents a new concept of searching for legal information in Big Data.

Access to Tirant Online offers you: doctrine, jurisprudence and legislation for your studies, diagrams, forms and TV training.

For the first time, Tirant Analytics presents the results of a jurisprudence search in a graphic way, allowing you to visualise paths or strategies that were previously unattainable through traditional search methods.

LexHow Simulator

The best test simulator on the market for preparing for the Spanish Bar Exam. With more than 2,500 tests updated legislatively, developed by expert professionals.

This tool simulates the official exam that students must take to gain access to the legal practice, making it ideal for students enrolled in the ESERP University Master of Laws in Legal Practice. Through this simulator test, the student can train their ability to answer questions as if it were the real thing, thanks to the numerous questions similar to those present on the real test, which will provide the student with greater confidence and guarantee of success.

Degrees to be Obtained


 

Master’s Degree in Legal Consulting and Legal Practice

Private Advanced Degree issued by the ESERP University School of Tourism.

University Master of Laws in Legal Practice*

Official Master’s Degree issued by the URJC

Master’s Degree in Legal Consulting and Legal Practice

Issued by the European Communication School of France – Belgium

International Certificate*

Issued by the University of Applied Sciences, Schmalkalden  (Germany)

International Certificate*

Issued by the European Communication School (France – Belgium)

 

*Degree verified by the Madrid+D Foundation, authorised by the University Council, pending implementation by the Autonomous Community of Madrid. 

*Students who study and successfully complete the ESERP study plan, attend the international conferences that are held according the annual academic calendar and receive a passing grade on the related projects, will receive the corresponding academic accreditations issued by the associated Universities and Schools.

Methodology


Taking into account the unique needs of e-learning, this online programme provides students with an opportunity to develop their higher education through online/virtual training that allows the student to manage their studies, adapting to the personal and professional needs of each student in a virtual and personalised environment with the highest level of teaching quality, also adapted to the individual characteristics of this type of education, whose ultimate goal is to train students by providing them with the necessary skills to compete in any professional field.

The following components that are part of this virtual setting are integrated into the training:

  • Content with advanced technological and multimedia support.
  • An education management platform. Portal, Virtual Campus.
  • A body of experts in the field such as tutors, professors and support coordinators for guided study.

The training can be summarised in the following aspects:

Interactivity


The courses allow relationships to be established between students, professors and tutors, which allows for the exchange of experiences and knowledge.

Ease of use for students


Learning takes place in a virtual environment that is easy to use and intuitive for students. They can enjoy flexible study hours, following their own learning pace.

Course content and materials


The Master’s Degree is composed of different subjects, which include courses with materials and documents that are offered in different formats.

Virtual communication system


Communication via videoconferences and documents in the Virtual Campus

Lecturers


Our lecturers are composed of entrepreneurs, executives and managers with extensive professional experience, as well as academic experts. Many of the ESERP speakers hold executive positions and positions of responsibility in both start-ups and multinational corporations. They bring to the table their experience, perspectives and capabilities that are the result of their extensive experience in the business environment, which they apply to their lectures, thus helping to create an enriching and professional programme.

Admissions Process


Documentation

Admissions Tests

Resolution

Registration / Enrolment

Access Requirements



Pursuant to regulations, ESERP will allow students access to this Master’s Degree who can prove they are in possession of any of the following university degrees:
• Bachelor of Laws Degree.
• Equivalent University Degree that meets the requirements established in Art. 3 of RD 775/2011, of June 3. In other words, a University Degree whose evaluation report (issued by ANECA or by the evaluation bodies in the Spanish autonomous communities involved in the degree verification process) expressly states the accreditation of the acquisition of the legal competencies listed in Art. 3.1 of RD 775/2011.
• Non-EU university degrees, recognised as such by the competent academic authorities in the country of origin, bearing the name of a Law Degree or equivalent, and that accredit the student has acquired the sufficient legal competencies, according to ESERP’s academic authorities, in order to participate in the programme.
In any case, in order for the student who successfully completes the Master’s Degree to be able to practice as a lawyer, in addition to being in possession of the Bachelor of Laws Degree, they must pass the professional aptitude assessment test given by the Ministry of Justice, and register in the corresponding Bar Association. Thus, admission to the Master’s Degree will in no case involve the modification of any of the academic and, where appropriate, professional implications corresponding to the previous degree that the interested party holds, nor its recognition for purposes other than that of studying the Master’s Degree. 

 

Access Requirements

Payment Methods


Price: €6,100 

 

All Students

First payment

€1,000

The rest will be paid in 15 consecutive monthly instalments of €340

€5,100

5% discount for early payment

€5,795

* Fees for issuing diplomas and certificates are not included.
* In the event the student pays for the entire programme at a price that is different from that indicated on the website (due to the application of scholarships or grants), the discount for early payment will be 5% of the final price to be paid.
* The 5% discount for early payment will also be applied to those students who, after paying the enrolment fee, decide to pay for the rest of the programme before it starts. In this case, the discount will applied to the remaining amount that is pending payment.
* Master’s Degree included in the incentive programmes of the Tripartite Foundation.

FIRST SEMESTER (3 SUBJECTS)


Civil and Commercial Legal Consulting and Litigation (15 ECTS – R)

  • Legal consulting on civil matters.
  • Obligations and contracts.
  • Family law.
  • Inheritance law.
  • Legal consulting on commercial matters.
    The lawyer’s role in the creation and life of business entities.
    Challenging corporate agreements between business entities.
  • Civil and commercial litigation.
    Determining the subjective elements of the proceedings. Procedural acts. Completing the proceedings. Procedural crises.
    Preparing the case and precautionary measures.
    Evidence in the proceedings.
  • Declaratory proceedings.
    Appeals.
    Execution proceedings.
    Special proceedings.
    Voluntary jurisdiction.
    Liability actions by the administrators of commercial entities.
Criminal Legal Consulting and Litigation (9 ECTS – R)

  • Criminal guarantees and overview of the essential knowledge to be able to defend clients’ interests in criminal proceedings.
  • Subjective elements and general provisions in criminal proceedings.
  • Pre-trial proceedings.
  • The public hearing.
  • Summary proceedings and other special proceedings.
  • Cassation appeals and review.
Professional Module (6 ECTS – R)

  • The legal profession and its organisation.
  • Professional ethics and relationships with clients.
  • Pro bono legal assistance.
  • Social responsibility of the legal profession.
  • Professional fees.
  • Organisation of law firms and forms of professional association.

SECOND SEMESTER (6 SUBJECTS)


Legal Consulting and Extrajudicial Conflict Resolution: Mediation and Arbitration (6 ECTS – R)

  • Techniques for correctly conducting interviews with clients and advising them.
  • Negotiation techniques.
  • Techniques for public speaking and drafting written pleadings.
  • Mediation.
    Mediator’s legal status.
    Mediation techniques.
    Mediation procedure. Execution of agreements.
    Mediation of cross-border conflicts.
  • Arbitration.
    The purpose of arbitration.
    The arbitration agreement.
    The arbitration procedure.
    The award and its enforcement.
    International commercial arbitration.
International Legal Consulting and Litigation (3 ECTS – R)

  • Judicial cooperation in civil matters: proceedings with a foreign element.
  • Judicial cooperation in criminal matters: existing mechanisms and their application.
  • The protection of citizens’ rights in international courts.
Labour Legal Consulting and Litigation (6 ECTS – R)

  • Systems prior to court proceedings for resolving labour disputes.
  • Basic issues in the labour proceedings: the jurisdiction of social order; the parties in the proceedings.
  • The development of the labour proceedings: initial proceedings; settlement, trial and sentencing.
  • Appeals: systems and types of appeals.
  • Enforcements.
Administrative Legal Consulting and Litigation (6 ECTS – R)

  • Invalidity of administrative acts. Administrative appeals. Sua sponte review.
  • Administrative disciplinary proceeding.
  • Adversarial-administrative proceedings I: competence of the jurisdictional authority.
  • Subjective and objective elements in the proceedings.
  • First instance or single proceedings.
  • Summary proceedings.
  • Appeals against judicial rulings.
  • Enforcement of sentences.
  • Special proceedings.
  • Regulations applicable to ordinary and special proceedings.
Constitutional Legal Consulting and Litigation (3 ECTS – R)

  • Competence and organisation of the Constitutional Court.
  • Declaration of unconstitutionality proceedings.
  • Common procedural provisions.
  • Appeals on the grounds of unconstitutionality.
  • Issue of unconstitutionality promoted by judges and courts.
  • Appeal for legal protection.
  • Constitutional conflicts.
  • Other challenges before the Constitutional Court.
External Internships I (6 ECTS – R)

  • Face professional ethics and problems.
  • Become familiar with the operation and problems of institutions related to the practice of law.
  • Learn about the activities of other legal practitioners, as well as other professionals related to the exercise of the legal profession.
  • Receive updated information on the development of the profession and possible lines of activity, as well as instruments for its management.

THIRD SEMESTER (2 SUBJECTS)


External Internships II (24 ECTS – R)

  • Face professional ethics and problems.
  • Become familiar with the operation and problems of institutions related to the practice of law.
  • Learn about the activities of other legal practitioners, as well as other professionals related to the exercise of the legal profession.
  • Receive updated information on the development of the profession and possible lines of activity, as well as instruments for its management.
Master’s Thesis (6 ECTS – R)

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