Events, Conferences and Seminars
Events, conferences and seminars organised by the Postgraduate School of Law are accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and Bar Standards Board (BSB) and confer CPD points.
LLM modules offered across the LLM, MSc Law and Finance and Diploma courses are accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board and confer CPD points. Occasional, non-award seeking students who register for one or two modules can obtain CPD points through attendance of classes.
We offer online courses in Computer and Communications Law (Certificate, Diploma and LLM) as well as Diplomas in Arbitration and Mediation.
Patents and Trademarks
For students seeking a career in patents and trademarks, the Centre for Commercial Law Studies offers several courses which provide exemption from the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA).
- Certificate in Intellectual Property Law
- Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice
- MSc Management of Intellectual Property
The LLM in Tax Law gives an exemption from the Association of Tax Technicians (ATT) Exam. It can also help you fulfil the eligibility requirements to take the exams of the Chartered Institute of Taxation to become a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA). The LLM (Tax) graduates just have to sit the Final CTA exam.
The LLM modules, EU Tax Law, International Tax Law I, and the LLM dissertation may also be used to prepare for the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT). The EU Tax Law and International Tax Law courses prepare students for the appropriate ADIT papers and the LLM dissertation can be used to fulfil the requirements of an ADIT international /EU tax dissertation.
Arbitration / Mediation
'Students taking certain Arbitration or Mediation LLM modules may gain exemptions from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).
More extensive exemptions are available to students following the PG Diplomas in International Dispute Resolution (Arbitration or Mediation) both in the London based and the Distance Learning courses.