I wanted to add elements of decision orientation to my skills of process orientation and drive transactions instead of being driven by the process. So, I decided to get an MBA to round-out my skillset before moving over to investment banking.
NUS Law is inviting applications for Post-Doctoral Fellowship positions commencing in AY2021-2022.
Wajahat Jilani is currently pursuing an LL.M. with a focus on Competition Law at King's College London. He enrolled for the master's course just after finishing his B.A.LL.B course from the Faculty of Law, Aligarh Muslim University.
Science, Law and Social Science were my choices with the hope that even if I could not become a doctor of human being and cure their disease, I can be a doctor of the society so as to cure its illness.
NUS Law offering up to three fully funded places for its PhD programme starting August 2021.
Professor Patrick Osode is a professor of law at the Nelson Mandela School of Law, University of Fort Hare.
The most important and differentiating factor of the ILF LL.M. course was that the curriculum built in 2 months of mandatory internship.
I would strongly recommend prospective applicants who wish to pursue LLM in the courses relating to dispute resolution/settlement to at least gain two years of experience, which must include some exposure to the trial-court advocacy.
My number one advice to any LL.M. applicant would be to be a 100% sure as to why you want to pursue your masters and what value addition will the course bring to the table.
It is rightly put that true learning begins at the end of your comfort zone and that’s exactly how I’d like to quote my LLM experience
In this lifetime, at some point or the other, I wanted to study in SOAS because I’ve learnt from alumnus and professors alike that it is like the JNU of the world.
While the LLM has its own strong set of advantages for a lawyer, an MBA presents me with a unique opportunity to learn something entirely alien to lawyers.
Like every international trained lawyer, I had two options either to appear for National Committee on Accreditation (“NCA”) examinations or take up a master's course in Canada.
I feel that a lot of times, applicants explain how the particular course would help them in their career but they do not focus on how they would be benefitting the university.
LL.M. students don’t just study and network with other LL.M.s, but are integrated into the law school community taking classes with J.D students and networking with alumni.
Many people in India opt for the traditional LLM route but I realized that a degree that is geared more towards academia did not align with my goal of practicing abroad.