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
I recommend gaining some experience before an LLM degree. It also gives you clarity about your interest areas which helps you to design your LLM program accordingly.
While India is a growing hub for law opportunities, I personally do think it is quite behind other developed countries like the UK in regards to infrastructure, globalisation and international exposure
I would characterise my experience at Fletcher more as a “horizon-expansion” as opposed to unlearning. During my time there, I purposely chose courses that are not offered in a typical law program.
Nayanthika Ramakrishnan is a graduate of the National Law University, Jodhpur ('12) and currently enrolled as a JD student ('20) at Cornell Law School.
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
Undertaking the TADS LLM is undeniably one of the best decisions I made in my academic and professional life. This year at Sciences Po offered me countless opportunities to meet with incredibly talented professional both academics and lawyers.
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.
Potentially, an LLB from India in combination with an LLM from Harvard, Yale, Columbia will get you to the same place, employment wise. But, three years of legal education in one of the most sophisticated legal systems with the most powerful supreme court in the world will reshape you as an individual.
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 different universities across the world. Sneha Priya Yanappa is graduate of Symbiosis Law School, Pune (BA LLB '18) and a BCL candidate at the University of Oxford ('19). In this … Continue reading First Person Accounts: Sneha Priya Yanappa on the BCL, Oxford University
The Personal Statement is a way of them getting to know who we are and what are aspirations are. Our marks are not everything or who we are.
My advice to potential LLM candidates would be stay back after your law course, gain some work experience understand how the market works and then go for your masters. Don’t rush into it immediately after graduating from law.
It's not just about the degree. It's the entire personality of a person that gets changed with an international exposure.
Thirdly, you will not find that many lawyers applying to business school – so, there is a bit of work involved in explaining to admission committees what exactly you brought to the table as a lawyer and how those skills will help you thrive in the world of business, both in business school and beyond.
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