Some Expert Advice: Enrolling at the Ontario Bar as an International Lawyer

Riya P Raaj on the GP LLM at University of Toronto

The path does not get easier, it’s a series of exams, each increasing in time and mental capacity. I am not saying this to discourage anyone, just to prepare you for what you are about to undertake.

First Person Accounts: Shouryendu Ray on the LL.M. at UPenn, writing the NY Bar & more

Shouryenu Ray (LLM, UPenn)

The LL.M. course is an immersive, rigorous programme with a steep learning curve. It doesn’t help that the setting is also unfamiliar. But it is truly an other-worldly experience – a chance for you to make friends with people from all around the world, get exposed to their culture and way of thinking and see things from a very different perspective.

First Person Accounts: Ekakshra Mahajan on an LL.M. from Penn State Law, the NY Bar exam & more

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.

First Person Accounts: Rini Agrawal on LLMs from Nottingham, Brooklyn Law + NY Bar

Rini Agrawal  completed her Indian law degree from Bhopal University. She also has an LLM from the University of Nottingham and one from Brooklyn Law School

Amicus Interviews: Priyasha Corrie on QLTS Geek, foreign practice & more

The Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS) is a great way to seek a foreign, professional qualification, and has become quite popular with Indian lawyers looking to move out of the country. Priyasha Corrie, an Indian law graduate currently working as a corporate lawyer in the UAE, has not only taken the QLTS but has also…… Continue reading Amicus Interviews: Priyasha Corrie on QLTS Geek, foreign practice & more