Campbell Law School

Advanced Certificate of the Study of International Advocacy & Negotiation


Through a collaboration with the University of Reading in Reading, England, students can earn a widely-recognized international credential through courses taken exclusively at Campbell Law. The Advanced Certificate of the Study of International Advocacy & Negotiation is awarded by the University of Reading Centre for Commercial Law & Financial Regulations. The program focuses on skills needed for practice as an ethical and highly effective advocate in adversarial settings including negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, and trials.

To successfully earn the credential, students must have participated in an advocacy institute or have served on a competitive trial or appellate team. Students must also satisfactorily complete the following courses: Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Professional Responsibility/Ethics, Evidence, Trial Advocacy, Pretrial Litigation, Mediation Advocacy or Client Counseling, Advanced Trial and Appellate Advocacy, Advanced Negotiation and Analysis, and International Business Litigation and Arbitration.

The tuition and fees for the Advanced Certificate of the Study of International Advocacy & Negotiation for those completing the program in any particular academic year are available upon request.

Founded in 1892, the University of Reading is located in Reading, England. Recently ranked in the top one percent of universities in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Ranking, the university is a large public research institution well-known for its international outlook and high-quality teaching faculty. With approximately 15,000 students across four separate campuses, Reading recently ranked as one of the United Kingdom’s 10-most research intensive universities.