Programme Director: Dr Roderick Munday
This programme presents the central aspects of English law for lawyers and law students from countries whose legal systems are not based on English common law. Much of the emphasis is on general structure of the law and legal methods, although detailed study of substantive law is also covered. It attracts participants from across the globe.
About the programme
Designed for lawyers and law students who have little or no prior knowledge of the English legal system, this well-respected programme presents the central aspects of English law.
The programme will aim to include: the development and structure of English law, the sources of English law, the courts and legal profession, private law (property, obligations, trusts, labour law, family law etc), public law (constitutional and administrative law), civil and criminal procedure.
Teaching is provided predominantly by members of the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law, and all teaching will be in English.
The programme is comprised of lectures and seminars which all participants must attend. You will be able to choose from a selection of seminar subjects. We will aim to include: civil procedure, company law, constitutional and administrative law, criminal law, law of contract, law of trusts, law of torts, private international law.
Lectures will take place at Selwyn College and the Faculty of Law, where you will also have access to the Squire Law Library.
- Participants should be practising lawyers, academic lawyers or law students with no prior knowledge of the English legal system, and should be from countries whose legal jurisdictions are not based on English common law. Owing to the nature of the academic content taught, applications from countries whose legal systems are based on English common law will not be accepted.
- Law students must have completed a minimum of one year of their legal studies at undergraduate level by the time the course starts. Those without any formal legal training will not be accepted.
- Application Form: [Download: CU_2016_app_form_Web]
- CV (Curriculum Vitae)
- Motivation Letter
- Official transcript
- Certificate of Enrollment
- Recommendation letter from faculty and or from supervisior
- copy of passport
- English proficiency certificate (Toefl or IELTS)
Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Kantor Urusan International UGM (Bulaksumur, F13) no later than June 06, 2016