Ll. M. in Professional Legal Practice + Master in Economic Criminal Law and Compliance

Program curriculum and final degree

Program Curriculum

Compulsory Content

I. Litigation

  • Civil and Commercial Litigation (5 ECTS)
  • Criminal Litigation (4 ECTS)
  • Administrative Litigation (3 ECTS)
  • Employment Litigation (3 ECTS)
  • Basic Rights, Economic Freedoms and European Integration (4 ECTS)
  • Test (4 ECTS)
  • Advanced Criminal Litigation (4 ECTS)
  • International Litigation and International Commercial Arbitration (4 ECTS)

II. Vocational Subjects

  • Judicial and Extra-Judicial Resolution of Disputes (4 ECTS)
  • Professional Ethics and Regulatory Framework (3 ECTS)
  • Professional Practice: Organization and Skills (4 ECTS)

III. Legal Consultancy for Businesses: Basic Content

  • Legal Practice of Capital Trading Companies (4 ECTS)
  • Contracts: special matters (4 ECTS)

IV. Compliance

  • Compliance I: foundations of crime prevention in business (4 ECTS)
  • Compliance II: practical matters (4ECTS)
  • Compliance III: specific areas (4 ECTS)

V. Economic Criminal Law

  • Corporate Criminal Liability (4 ECTS)
  • Foundations of individual criminal liability in business (4 ECTS)
  • Company and individual equity interests (4 ECTS)
  • Company and public interests (4 ECTS)
  • Criminal protection of company interests (4 ECTS)

Optional Content

  • Accounting and Finance for Lawyers (4 ECTS)
  • Bankruptcy Law (4 ECTS)
  • Intellectual Property and Competition Law (4 ECTS)
  • Legal Protection of Natural Resources and Environmental Liability (4 ECTS)
  • Financial Markets Law (4 ECTS)
  • Tax Law (4 ECTS)
  • Foundation for non-contractual Civil Liability (4 ECTS)
  • Global Business Law (4 ECTS)
  • Further studies in Urban Planning Law (4 ECTS)
  • Companies and Employment Relations (4 ECTS)
  • Advanced Civil Litigation (4 ECTS)
  • Litigation in Family and Personal Law (4 ECTS)
  • Tax Litigation (4 ECTS)
  • Advanced Employment Litigation (4 ECTS)
  • Regulated Sectors (4 ECTS)


  • Advocacy
  • Economic Criminal Law and Compliance


Lectures will be held mainly in Spanish


From October 2017 to June 2018: Monday to Friday from 16 to 20h. One group will have some sessions during the morning

From October 2018 to March 2019: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 18 to 21h

Final Degree

Once students have completed the program, they will receive two degrees:

  • Ll. M. in Professional Legal Practice degree, issued by Pompeu Fabra University - 90 ECTS
  • M. in Economic Penal Law and Compliance degree, from the Pompeu Fabra University - 60 ECTS

To obtain the degree, you must attend at least 80% of the course sessions, pass the corresponding exercises and present the final Thesis.

University Master's degree: Students must pay the issuing rights fee published in the DOGC (Official Journal of the Generalitat de Catalunya). This fee is subject to annual variations. The fee applied will be that in force in the date of application for the degree certificate.

favourable accreditation