First Person Accounts (FPA’s) are meant to provide a first-hand account of Indian graduates who have pursued, or are pursuing, a post-graduate course (LL.M. or otherwise) from different universities across the world. Shambhavi Shekokar is part of the Class of ’22, at the Notre Dame Law School where she is pursuing an LL.M. in International…… Continue reading First Person Accounts: Shambhavi Shekokar on the International Human Rights LL.M. at Notre Dame Law School
Joshika Saraf is a Lecturer (Clinical Legal Education) at the Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat. In 2019, she graduated with an LL.M. in Human Rights, Conflict and Justice at the School of Oriental & African Studies.
A large part of the reason is pure ego. My time is important, it is valuable. It is time that needs to be paid for.
Photo by Jouwen Wang on Unsplash Identify referees who will give you that “perfect” recommendation letter. Raise your grades over the next semester or two. Get some publications done. How about showcasing leadership abilities? Perhaps engage in some form of social service which you can then use in your personal statement? Any or all of these might improve…… Continue reading The ONE thing that will increase your LL.M. admission chances (Warning: It is terribly boring)
It is not too surprising that a number of law school clients have decided to either postpone their current recruitment activities for India or reconfigure them in some way or the other. Underneath this change of strategy is a fairly simple question: with India suffering one of her worst health disasters, is this really a…… Continue reading LL.M. recruitments & Covid: How international law schools can navigate uncertainty, fear and grief in India
Networking! Networking! Networking! The U.S. legal market is extremely competitive and LL.M.s do not have a level playing field. We are often, if not always, pitted against J.D.s. In terms of finding employment
Also, it is not a time to be shy and coy – it is best to come forward and be specific with what it is you are seeking and why you would be a good fit.
There are multiple ways to connect with existing law students, articling students and lawyers in Canada. Reach out to them, ask for their time and pay attention to every single word that they say.
What does 2021 hold for international law schools who are looking to recruit from India?
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.