Master’s Degree in Law of Regulated Sectors PwC

Specialized degree that is taken simultaneously with the Master's Degree in Legal Practice
Master’s Degree in Law of Regulated Sectors

Master’s Degree in Law of Regulated Sectors

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Graduate profile: - Lawyer specialized in specific areas of the economy and the state regulation for its execution.
- Specialists in solving legal problems in specific sectors of the economy.
- Consultation on disputes with the State administration.

Official Degree:Own Master's Degree in Law of Regulated Sectors

Center responsible:School of Law and International Relations

Branch of knowledge: Social and Legal Sciences

Openings available: 10

Total Credits:60 credits.
Minimum of 12 ECTS credits and maximum of 60 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic period.

Academic year in which it was implemented:2021 - 2022

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Specialize in Law of Regulated Sectors while you prepare to practice as a lawyer in Spain

Specialize in Law of Regulated Sectors with Nebrija University's own degree, in collaboration with PriceWaterhouseCoopers. The curriculum was designed to develop the student's legal skill in sectors such as energy, water, telecommunications, transportation and public contracts.

You will learn about a sector with high employability, thanks to the growing demand from companies for professionals specialized in this area, and you will do it alongside the best, with a prestigious teaching staff with some of the best lawyers and jurists at the national and international leve

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The Master's Degree in Law of Regulated Sectors is offered as a complement to the Master's Degree in Legal Practice, in its face-to-face modality, to be chosen from among three other degrees in Tax Law, Law of Regulated Sectors and International Trade Law, which aim to promote the specialization of students by expanding their professional horizons.

The Master's Degree in Legal Practice is recognized throughout the European Higher Education Area and as enabling training for the purposes provided for in current Law 34/2006 of October 30 on access to the professions of Lawyer and Court Attorney.

The best law companies and firms in Spain, such as PwC, Sagardoy, Iberia and Repsol, guarantee the quality of the training process by offering internships to our students. This is an unbeatable opportunity to grow and develop professionally.

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You will learn from the best legal professionals in Spain

Program taken simultaneously with the Master's Degree in Legal Practice

The Master's Degree in Law of Regulated Sectors is combined with the Master's Degree in Legal Practice, in its face-to-face modality, allowing the student to obtain a double degree and acquire a high level of specialization, which will boost their access to leading international companies and firms in their activity sectors.

Professional internships

Learning is not confined to the classroom. Students carry out their professional internships in top-level companies such as Iberia, PwC, Repsol o Santander, which guarantee the quality of the program.

Prestigious teaching staff

You will learn from the best. This master's degree has a teaching staff of international prestige, made up of lawyers and jurists with extensive professional experience in the regulated sectors.


The student must take 60 credits

Module 1: 6 ECTS credits Energy

  • Contents:
    • Introduction
    • Electricity sector I. Activities: generation, commercialization, distribution and transportation. The consumer as the center
    • Electricity sector II. Economic regime of activities
    • Hydrocarbons sector I. Activities
    • Hydrocarbons sector II. Economic and tariff regime
    • Energy and competition law
    • Round table: The liberalization of the sector

Module 2: 6 ECTS credits Water

  • Contents:
    • Introduction
    • The Framework Directive and State Regulations
    • Competence Framework in water: distribution of competences
    • Various water activities (the water cycle)
    • Various modes of water management
    • Tariff-tax regime for water
    • Round table: privatization processes in the water market

Móodule 3: 3 ECTS credits Telecommunications

  • Contents:
    • Introduction
    • Regulatory and institutional framework
    • Telecommunications operators
    • Telecommunications networks and services
    • Consumers and users
    • Audiovisual regime
    • Telecommunications and competition law
    • Round table: competition in Telecommunications

Module 4: 6 ECTS credits Transportation

  • Contents:
    • Introduction: common aspects of the various transportation subsectors
    • Air transport: liberalization process, actors, airport services
    • Rail transport: liberalization of the provision of the rail service
    • Road transport: freight and passenger transport. Extension of concessions vs. free competition
    • Ports
    • Round table

Module 5: 6 ECTS credits Public Contracts

  • Contents:
    • Introduction
    • New Community framework for public procurement and excluded sectors
    • Separable acts: selecting the contractor and evaluating the offers
    • Free competition in the public procurement market
    • Processing the file: appeals and claims
    • Contingencies of the life of the contract: contractual rebalancing
    • Compliance and other causes of termination of the contract
    • Round table: public-private collaboration

Module 6: 6 ECTS cresits Competition

  • Contents:
    • Introduction to competition law
    • IIntroduction to the economics of competition
    • IDefining markets
    • IHorizontal agreements: legal perspective
    • IHorizontal agreements: economic perspective
    • IVertical agreements: legal perspective
    • IVertical agreements: economic perspective
    • IAbuse: legal perspective
    • IAbuse: economic perspective
    • IMerger control: legal perspective
    • IMerger control: economic perspective
    • IState aid
    • IGeneral round table

Module 7: 6 ECTS credits Transversal

  • Contents:
    • Interpersonal skills: negotiation, communication, argumentation, persuasive techniques, leadership
    • Test methods, development, research techniques
    • Strategic defense
    • Organization of the firm, structure, cycles, organizational areas, leadership roles, team management, time management

Internship 12 ECTS credits

  • 12 ECTS | Internship

Final Research Project 6 ECTS credits

  • 6 ECTS | Final Research Project

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Career Opportunities

The graduate in Master's Degree in Legal Practice + Master's Degree in Law of Regulated Sectors - Sagardoy may exercise his/her professional activity (after fulfilling the legal requirements for it) as:

  • Company lawyer
  • Comprehensive counsel to companies in the domestic and international areas
  • Audit and external consulting of companies
  • Researcher at university centers or research institutes
  • Merits in civil service

Collaborating Companies

  • Abad Sáez Abogados
  • Aldesa
  • BBVA
  • BDO
  • Calidad Pascual
  • Carrefour
  • Ceca Magán Abogados
  • Cepsa
  • Codere
  • Daimler
  • Deloitte
  • DLA Piper
  • Ecoembes
  • El Corte Inglés
  • EY
  • FCC
  • Ferrovial
  • Ferrovial Servicios
  • Freinexet
  • Generali
  • Grupo Antolín
  • Grupo Vips
  • Iberia
  • Ibermutuamur
  • Illy
  • Inditex
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • KPMG
  • Martínez - Echevarria & Rivera Abogados
  • Novo Banco
  • Orange
  • Repsol
  • RSM Spain
  • Saint-Gobain
  • Santa Lucía
  • Securitas Direct
  • SegurCaixaAdeslas
  • Sener
  • Serrano Alberca & Conde
  • Telefónica
  • Tragsa
  • Valistiq
  • Vodafone


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