Gibraltar has its own legal system, which although based on the English judicial system, has its own laws and distinctive character.
The University of Gibraltar will be running this course on a part-time basis. It commences on 3rd October 2023 and sessions will take place once a week (Tuesdays) from 18:15 – 20:15 on campus. These times take into account those already in employment.
Please note there is an 80% mandatory attendance criteria to be able to successfully complete the course.
|1. The Gibraltar Legal System/ Solicitors Accounts Rules & Disciplinary Matters|
|2. Civil Litigation – Court Structure/ Civil Procedure Rules|
|4. Constitutional Law|
|5. EU Law|
|6. International Law|
|7. Family Law|
|8. Criminal Law|
|9. Criminal Procedure|
|10. Planning Law|
|11. Property Law|
|12. Employment Law|
|13. Maritime Law|
|14. Landlord & Tenant Law|
|15. Tax Law|
|16. Financial Services|
|17. Business Licencing & Consumer Rights|
|18. Company Law|
|19. Gaming Law|
|20. Distributed Ledger Technology|
|21. Trust Law|
The sequence in which each topic will be covered and the contents of each session may be subject to change.
Rowan Pennington Benton, Barrister
To be eligible for this course, candidates should hold a Law degree or a legal qualification such as CILEx level 6. If English is not your first language, you will need to provide proof of competence in English which is acceptable to the University.
This course is independently recognised by the Gibraltar Bar Council. The awarding body for this course is the University of Gibraltar. The University is the academic institution and, as such, the provider of the course and examinations and is not involved in determining who is eligible to practise law in Gibraltar. Enquiries on whether a person is eligible to practise law in Gibraltar are to be made to the Legal Services Regulatory Authority on email@example.com
Applications have now closed for academic year 2023/2024. Please register your interest below for the next course.