Will the (foreign) LL.M. help get you a job abroad? It might. It might not.
Given that there is no “magic formula” for drafting the unicorn that is the perfect SoP, what I have decided to do instead is focus on some of the most common mistakes made while writing an SoP.
I loved my time at Lund University and in Sweden generally. It created memories that will last my entire life. The academic atmosphere was very different than what I used to have back in my country.
Yasmeen Eesa is a Syrian law graduate who completed an LL.M. from the Syracuse University College of Law in 2019.
Founded by two LL.M. graduates of Brooklyn Law School, Law In The City is meant to be an "inside guide" to an LL.M. in New York City.
I had two criteria while shortlisting universities. First was the country I wanted to study in and second was the course. The UK was always my preferred choice and the universities I decided to apply to were the ones that had impressive Competition Law Courses
In terms of ties with the industry, the ILF courses are taught by mostly partners and legal heads at leading firms and companies such as Baker McKenzie, Allen and Overy, Allianz Global Investors, etc.
Sharareh Dastmalchi is an Iranian law graduate who recently completed the International Dispute Resolution LL.M. from the Humboldt University of Berlin. In this interview, she discusses her reasons for enrolling for this particular master's, the course itself, and a whole lot more.
The MPP degree is an intersectional and practical course which aims to manage all three pillars of public policy – design, execution, and communication.
I was convinced that the engaging style of the Socratic pedagogy and the focus on practical clinical education in the US was what I wanted.
The Amicus Interviews are meant for broader discussions on legal education, and the legal profession at the global level. Along with the legal research and law schools, these interviews are meant to bring across a slightly "macro" perspective on things. Shreya Jain is a 2014 graduate of NLSIU, Bangalore who went on to complete an … Continue reading The Amicus Interviews: Shreya Jain on International Commercial Arbitration, the HLS LL.M.
One piece of advice I would give prospective doctoral students of any discipline is to have a very clear idea of what you want to enact but also be aware and prepared for the fact that this will change.
At the end of the day, the market is tough. One’s hard work coupled with some luck (without the aid of any arbitration-specific Felix Felicis) may bear fruit only if and when the ‘right opportunity manifests at the right time’.
Some of my the people I know used the guidance of an LL.M. counsellor, instead I choose to call my friends and get after their life to proof read my SOP and give me their suggestions
In 2017, Garima Prakash completed the University of Barcelona's Master of Laws in International Economic Law and Policy (IELPO LL.M.)
A webinar to discuss "concerns that might be on your mind as well as several other frequently asked questions, ranging from crafting your personal statement, our thoughts on the legacy of Cecil Rhodes, and even the laborious task of soliciting references."