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."
Our program is specifically not intended for LL.M. students who plan to remain in the US and take a State bar. So, the value of our LL.M. program may be different than others.
The LL.M. program at UC Davis School of Law focuses on your individual professional and academic goals. You will design an individualized curriculum with the support of one on one advising with our Associate Dean.
When you are studying, it is about much more than just learning what has been assigned; it is about researching on your own, searching for the information, and broadening our knowledge to satisfy your genuine academic curiosity.
SLU LAW is committed on creating successful lawyers, and we work closely with our students to help them achieve their career goals.
Students need to work hard in class, as well as outside class. International lawyers should make the most of the experience with their colleagues by participating and adding value to classroom debates and activities.
Law school is hard work, and living abroad can be difficult. I would advise anyone considering a U.S. LL.M. to have a clear idea of why they want a U.S. LL.M.
Research and writing are creative and the environment a researcher needs to flourish will be very individual. The best a university can do is to create an environment where there is space for each researcher to be creative.
If we can somehow emulate, let’s say the ‘Tutorial’ concept from the BCL course into the Indian legal education system (it’s a long shout, I know!), then we can truly have the National Law Universities/Law Schools amongst the most prestigious in the world.
We live in a world which really allows us to be innovative with the work we would like to do. So, take that risk to try out what you truly like. And don’t worry if things don’t work out, a law degree is a fantastic safety net and you can always come back to more traditional careers.
While it is always disappointing to need to delay plans, students should remember that they’re not alone, there are thousands of students worldwide in a similar situation. They should choose the best option for them as per their safety, learning outcomes and the experience they’ll receive.