I would like to put it out there that one need not have studied at one of the top law schools or have the best grades possible to have a shot at getting into their preferred law school, so long as they can show that they excelled at something they considered the most meaningful as a student or a practitioner.
One of the biggest plus points for me has been developing this network of friends all around the globe who are all doing extremely well. No doubt it is a great asset to have from a business perspective, but it holds far greater value to me personally.
With the LL.M. admission, or rather application, season well and truly on track, the upcoming LL.M. Fairs organised by Legal Pundits could be a good opportunity to directly reach out to law schools you may be interested in enrolling at. The dates of the LLM Fair are as follows: Kochi on 19th October; Pune on … Continue reading Attend: LEASE LLM Fairs this month (Kochi, Pune & Delhi)
Harsh Mahaseth is currently pursuing a specialised LL.M. in Asian Legal Studies at the National University of Singapore.
Debadatta Bose is currently a PhD scholar at the University of Amsterdam.
Shilpa Singh enrolled for an LL.M. at the University of Hamburg, where she was the DAAD Scholar for 2017-18.
Vanya Rakesh is currently enrolled in the LL.M. in Law & Digital Technologies at Leiden University.
UPenn also has multiple cross-disciplinary courses and certificates of study and you are allowed to take one class outside the law school without any additional fee.
Just make sure that your topic is of interest to you. Not something that’s popular or which others think should be researched on.
The famous collegiality of the Fletcher 'mafia' is a different experience altogether, and one learns a lot from one's peers as well, especially because the range of perspectives, nationalities, professional backgrounds, and world-views is staggering.
Here at NUS, the research community is vibrant and very active and invites all the doctoral students to research workshops where doctoral candidates as well as faculty present their research and seek comments.
Harvard Law School teaches you not just what the law is, but really much more about how to question it and develop a critical and analytical approach to its study.
First Person Accounts (FPA’s) are meant to provide a first-hand account of law graduates who have pursued, or are pursuing, a post-graduate course (LL.M. or otherwise) from universities and law schools across the world. Shagun Parekh graduated from the Pravin Gandhi College of Law in 2017, and enrolled for the LL.M. at Northwestern University's Pritzker School … Continue reading First Person Accounts: Shagun Parekh on an LL.M. from Northwestern’s Pritzker School of Law
My reason for specializing in ADR is very personal and may not resonate with many. I truly believe ADR is our immediate response to cross-border disputes.
I chose NUS because I felt the degree would expose me both to the arbitration and the dispute resolution. I also really liked the extensive list of modules offered at NUS. Some of them, for example, are mediation, negotiation, future of international arbitration in Asia pacific region, energy arbitration and so on
This might be surprising and unbelievable but I had no other immediate backup plan other than Queensland University of Technology (QUT). I had applied to only one university i.e. QUT.