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. In this FPA, I get Mritunjay Kumar to talk about his reasons for enrolling in a specalised LL.M. at Melbourne Law School which he … Continue reading First Person Accounts: Mrityunjay Kumar on a specialised LL.M. from Melbourne Law School
I have also, over the years, interacted with some LL.M. graduates who have felt that without any substantial connections/background in the legal field, the Master's puts them on a better footing in terms of identifiability.
Political uncertainties across the world affect us domestically and gaining global exposure definitely provides an individual an effective niche. So, it might be wrong to suggest that an LL.M. does not help an individual wishing to litigate.
Sleepless nights, exams (6 hours long to 24 hours long), class presentations, moots, conferences, daily class grading’s, daily extensive readings for class, all in just roughly 10 months. I believe this was the main reason why I chose NUS from the options I had, as I wanted to train and push myself to limits I had never been too.
Amongst the few available options, the WTI caught my eye for multiple reasons. The faculty and guest lectures associated are leading practitioners in the field. I have had the opportunity to attend lectures of Prof. Peter Van den Bossche, Dr. Arthur Appelton, Ms. Gabrielle Marceau, Dr. Thomas Cottier, Dr. Pierre Sauvé, various ambassadors to the WTO, WTO Appellate Body Members, etc just to name a few.
Shireen Priya Meghe who is currently enrolled in the Masters in Advanced Public International Law at Leiden University. A graduate of Symbiosis Law School Pune (Class of '18), Shireen shares her reasons behind choosing Leiden University, going about the LLM application process, and much more.
Rubanya Nanda is currently enrolled in the LLM Master's Programme in Investment Treaty Arbitration at Uppsala University in Sweden.
Krusha Bhatt, current LLM student at University of East Anglia, on how to apply for a foreign LLM
Chithra Powathikunnil George on the NUS-MIDS double degree, LLM applications, the differences between NUS and MIDS, and more.
Akber Ahmed shares his experiences as an LLM student at Cambridge University,
Manasi Chatpalliwar on the LLM from National University of Singapore (NUS), working before a master's, Indian law firms and the LLM, and a whole lot more.
Abhinav Lohia completed his law at Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, and worked for five years before an LL.M. at George Washington University
Garv Malhotra completed the MIDS programme, as well as an LLM from the National University of Singapore.
Aishwarya Amar is currently reading the BCL at Oxford University. A graduate of Symbiosis Law School, Pune (18), Aishwarya shares her thoughts on what makes the BCL special, the Cornelia Sorabjee scholarship and a whole lot more.
Ankit Sharma is an Indian law graduate who is currently pursuing an LL.M. from Cornell Law School
Balu G Nair is pursuing an LLM at Melbourne Law School. The NUJS grad discusses the pros of an international LLM, the Alex Chernov scholarship, and more