Introducing the Commercial Law Diploma

THINKING PROFESSIONAL

Providing a deeper understanding of UK Commercial law in an international setting

The Commercial Law Diploma (CLD) provides custom-designed digital and written materials, plus online and face-to-face teaching workshops, to deliver a unique learning experience.  Participants acquire both substantive and practical knowledge on how English law regulates a range of commercial issues, during 7 monthly workshops (each lasting 4 hours) taught by experienced professionals and academics. 

The CLD Curriculum includes a broad range of commercial topics, such as:
– UK law on company formation
– Authority to conclude transactions
– Corporate governance and directors’ duties
– Shareholders’ rights
– Raising finance via equity or capital transactions
– Jurisdiction, applicable law and enforcement of judgments in international litigation
– Copyright, Trademark, and Breach of Confidence
– Elements of EU law

The British Law Centre has taught English, EU and international trade law in Central and Eastern Europe since 1992. The flagship program, the Diploma in English Law & Legal Skills (DELLS), is  taught at multiple universities in the CEE region. Both Diplomas (DELLS and CLD) are certified by Juris Angliae Scientia, an English educational charity registered at the University of Cambridge and headed by Lord Justice Carnwath, Justice of the UK Supreme Court

7 WORKSHOPS of 4 hours

Workshops  happen monthly  with each lasting for 4 hours . See the timetable for details

Additional online discussions with teachers are available

MATERIALS

Supplementary reading materials and exercises are available outside workshop times via a dedicated website.

Earlybird FEE DISCOUNT

 Until 30th July a €99 fee reduction applies from standard fees (€599 or €799  for students/non-students.) Payment is possible in installments.

WHERE

The Diploma is taught online or at the following locations:

University of Warsaw

University of Warsaw

faculty of Law and Administration

Charles University Prague

Charles University Prague

Faculty of Law

Bucharest University

Bucharest University

Faculty of Law

Comenius University Bratislava

Comenius University Bratislava

Faculty of Law

University of Wrocław

University of Wrocław

Faculty of Law, Administration and Economy

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Outcomes

A practical, case-study methodology helps participants to learn the law whilst advising fictional clients on a range of realistic commercial issues (e.g. concluding contracts, protecting IP rights, raising finance etc.). This is an effective and interesting  way to strengthen problem-solving skills in complex contexts. 

Opportunity

As a CLD particpant, you will receive opportunities to participate in high-profile legal competitions such as moot courts, to obtain internships, and to attend workshops and conferences offered by the British Law Centre’s partners across the worlds of global legal practice, the courts, and academia.

Resources

On the CLD you will enjoy online access to materials prepared by experienced legal educators and practitioners, including: summaries of the law, updates on legal developments, commentaries in areas of key commercial importance, and video and audio recordings from renowned scholars and leading practitioners.