The civil services are still fairly a generalist’s domain but I hoped a masters would allow more opportunities for me to work in specific areas. An LLM felt like a better fit with my law degree rather than a public policy course.
Do a masters if you believe it will truly add value to you. If along the way you do get a job abroad, give yourself a pat on the back and grab it!
In addition to the course being taught from an international comparative point of view our classes at any given point in time easily has students from a minimum of 10 jurisdictions if not more.
Meera Nazer completed the European Masters in Law and Economics ('18), a course she undertook right after completing her undergraduate degree from NUALS.
It’s definitely been the best year of my life. I had heard this cliché from so many of my seniors but I finally understand it.
Adya Aishwry is a recent graduate of the Wake Forest University, where she had enrolled for an LL.M. specialising in International Business Laws
The California Western School of Law goes above and beyond to supply its students with all the facilities needed to successfully complete the program of studies.
If you are not truthful in your application process, you may not be able to show your passion in the interview stage or get caught by the Interviewer as they are highly experienced people.
The Chevening Scholarship provides you with a platform to connect with the global community of more than 50,000 scholars around the globe in diversified domains.
Shilpa Singh enrolled for an LL.M. at the University of Hamburg, where she was the DAAD Scholar for 2017-18.
UPenn also has multiple cross-disciplinary courses and certificates of study and you are allowed to take one class outside the law school without any additional fee.
Harvard Law School teaches you not just what the law is, but really much more about how to question it and develop a critical and analytical approach to its study.
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.
If anyone wants to break through the US legal market, the JD is always a better option than LL.M. However, if you still want to explore the US market with an LL.M, it is still possible but there are several hurdles to overcome.
Do your research thoroughly, read the market carefully, see what kind of scholarships and opportunities you can avail, talk to people, network, collect information and plan ahead. You don’t want to get stuck once you land there and end up going back empty handed, because that would be just very disappointing.