Let’s talk about legal ed (baby?)

Clickbait-ey it may be is, but the headline is my one-line takeaway for me after attending a recent symposium on the future of legal education. Held in New Delhi (cough cough) over the past weekend, the two-day event saw multiple panel discussions, each with a diverse mix of speakers. For me (and Amicus Partners), the … Continue reading Let’s talk about legal ed (baby?)

Studying the preferences of Indian law students with respect to foreign LLM’s

Over the past few months, we have been conducting online surveys for Indian law students interested in an LLM abroad. Broadly speaking, there are two goals behind this exercise: one, to understand just what the client (in this case a law student) has in mind, and what her future plans are. The other, and I … Continue reading Studying the preferences of Indian law students with respect to foreign LLM’s

Four great resources for writing a good Personal Statement

Personal statements are never the easiest things to draft. Nor, for that matter, are statements of purpose. In fact, when it comes to LLM admissions in particular, I have found that apart from actually selecting where to apply, it is these documents that can often take the most amount of effort. But, not to worry. … Continue reading Four great resources for writing a good Personal Statement

Indian law schools and the rankings game

After the previous article, a kind reader (one of twelve I might add) sent me this link to a speech given by Associate Prof. Rahul Singh of the National Law School of India University. The speech, made by Singh as the chair of the undergraduate council at NSLIU, is interesting for a number of reasons - a … Continue reading Indian law schools and the rankings game

Four web resources every #LLM applicant should utilise

As we have mentioned in our first post, researching on which law school to apply to can be a decidedly exhausting process.  Right from deciding which course to study, to law school identification to scholarships, the LLM aspirant can often feel overburdened by these tasks. However, there is help at hand. What with the advent of … Continue reading Four web resources every #LLM applicant should utilise