One of the goals of Amicus Partners is to conduct research on the career trajectories of this country’s law graduates.
Sometime back, I had written about three executive LLMs that Indian mid-career lawyers can take a look at. One of those, mentioned only towards the end of the piece, was the Masters in Advanced Corporate Law (MACL) offered by the Michigan Law School. The MACL course caught my eye for a number of reasons, including … Continue reading #Admissions: Joseph Pollak, Michigan Law School, on the MACL program
Professor John Flood answers a question (or two) on legal education and the legal profession.
First Person Accounts (FPA's) are meant to provide a first-hand account of lawyer's who have pursued a post-graduate course from different schools across the world. In this edition of the FPA, we get talking with Ritwika Sharma who recently completed an LLM from Cambridge University.That is not the only post-graduate degree that she possesses, Ritwika … Continue reading First Person Accounts: Ritwika Sharma on LLMs from NALSAR, Cambridge University
Pranjal Doshi is currently enrolled in the Masters in Corporate Law course (MCL) at Cambridge University (Class of '19).
Dhvani Mehta is one of the founding members of the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. The Rhodes scholar has spent a considerable amount of time at Oxford University; after her BCL, she went on to complete an MPhil and then a DPhil in law from Oxford. In this podcast, she talks about legal education, her … Continue reading The Amicus Podcast Episode 05: Dhvani Mehta (Oxford University, VCLP)
I came across Molina Asthana's profile while looking for Indian law graduates who had made the shift to Australia. And the more I read about her, the more I thought she would make for a good interview for Amicus Partners. A lawyer practicing in Delhi, Molina moved to Australia in 2004. A masters from Melbourne … Continue reading #Interviews: Molina Asthana on Australian LLMs, work-life balance & more
In the second part of the interview (you can read Part 1 here), Dhvani talks about focusing on academy and research in Indian law schools, the kind of lawyers that VCLP is looking to hire, and a whole lot more. How do you encourage academic research in Indian law schools? One [way] is … Continue reading The Amicus Interviews: Dhvani Mehta on Indian legal education, LLMs and more (Part 2)
Dhvani Mehta discusses her own experiences at Oxford University as a BCL student, an MPhil and then a DPhil.
Amicus Partners speaks to Mitisha Chheda, who recently completed an LLM in Intellectual Property from George Washington University Law School (Class of '17).
Prof. Margareth Etienne on how to identify the ideal law school, writing the Statement of Purpose, the JSD degree, and a whole lot more.
For those Indian law graduates looking to join academia, here is a development that ought to be of interest.
There are lawyers who are considering “executive” LLMs – courses with a reduced residency requirement, tailored to fit into a working professional’s schedule.
A Professor of Law at Griffith University, John Flood has written extensively on the changing nature of the legal profession, amongst other things.