International Business Law


Centre: ESE London


Duration: 12 hours / 2 weekends

Start: Saturday, 30th of May

Apply by: 20th of May

Cost: £800

Tutor information:

Antonello Leogrande (Licensed Avvocato of the Italian Bar and Registered European Lawyer of the Law Society of England and Wales) is a practicing business lawyer with experience on international commercial contracts and disputes. Qualified as advocate before the Italian Court of Cassation and Higher Courts, he is actually based in London as tenant of Temple Court Chambers, Inner Temple, advising international stakeholders to set up businesses, to manage agreements and to settle disputes.


The globalization of commercial transactions requires extremely qualified professionals and businessmen. Legal, financial, commercial and tax issues represent a mixture of difficulties but, at the same time, of challenges for professionals and entrepreneurs. The aim of this course is to achieve some fundamental guidelines of international commercial legal systems and practices.


What are the learning outcomes?
_Equip with practical knowledge of the laws of international business
_Acquire fundamentals of cross-border commercial finance
_Enrich with psychological and cultural insights, to best develop the ability to successfully conduct business internationally


What is covered within the syllabus?
_Comparison of main legal systems and commercial organizations
_Fundamental principles of the international law
_Competition, Antitrust and Antidumping
_The UNCITRAL Model Law 
_Sales of goods and agency
_Infrastructures, construction, public procurement, energy
_The international dispute resolution methods


Teaching and assessment
Informal assessment will take place through class room practical activities, group discussion and case studies, as guided by the tutor.

Course Fees

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