First Person Accounts: Shakha Jha on the LL.M. from the National University of Singapore (NUS)

At NUS, we used to have 24 hour open book exams, video making, preparing opinions for real life cases at hand, surprise quizzes, etc. which were although demanding, but absolutely interesting and fun.

First Person Accounts: Shachi Jain on the LL.M. at National University of Singapore (NUS)

Since an LL.M. was more of an academic endeavor to me, I was looking forward to delving deeper into subjects that excited me the most and hoped to understand them from a comparative perspective.

First Person Accounts: Shray Kamboj on the LL.M. at National University of Singapore (NUS)

Shray Kamboj is a Legal Counsel at KPMG Singapore, as well as an LL.M. graduate from the National University of Singapore ('15).

The one thing that really impressed me at NUS was the practicality of the course. You are not tested on how much you can remember but how you can apply the law in real life problems.

First Person Accounts: Shruti Iyer on the NYU@NUS Double Masters

Shruti Iyer is a 2010 graduate of ILS Law College, Pune who enrolled for the double masters NYU@NUS programme

One of the biggest plus points for me has been developing this network of friends all around the globe who are all doing extremely well. No doubt it is a great asset to have from a business perspective, but it holds far greater value to me personally.

First Person Accounts: Harsh Mahaseth on the LL.M. (Asian Legal Studies) at National University of Singapore

Harsh Mahaseth is currently pursuing a specialised LL.M. in Asian Legal Studies at the National University of Singapore.

Harsh Mahaseth is currently pursuing a specialised LL.M. in Asian Legal Studies at the National University of Singapore.

First Person Accounts: Umika Sharma on the PhD at National University of Singapore NUS (Part II)

Umika Sharma is currently a PhD Scholar (Law) at the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Just make sure that your topic is of interest to you. Not something that’s popular or which others think should be researched on.

First Person Accounts: Umika Sharma on the LL.M. from QMUL, PhD at National University of Singapore (Part I)

Umika Sharma is currently a PhD Scholar (Law) at the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Here at NUS, the research community is vibrant and very active and invites all the doctoral students to research workshops where doctoral candidates as well as faculty present their research and seek comments.

First Person Accounts: Archa Rajeevi on applying for the IADR LL.M. at the National University of Singapore (NUS)

Archa Rajeevi on applying for the IADR LLM at National University of Singapore

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

The Amicus Interviews: Shilpi Nanda on the Cambridge LL.M. + Ph.D. at National University of Singapore (Part I)

Shilpi Nanda is currently pursuing her PhD at the National University of Singapore on a Commonwealth Scholarship.

Law students often believe that a doctoral degree is pursued only to undertake a career in academia or research. However, this is not necessarily true. A PhD teaches you much more than just research and writing.

First Person Accounts: Tishita Mukherjee on an LL.M. at the National University of Singapore (NUS)

Tishita Mukherjee

“There is no ‘right’ time for a post-graduate degree. No matter when you decide to do it, it will be beneficial in its own way. So trust the motivations that come from within and everything else will fall into place. ” 

Amicus Recap: Some of the most useful LL.M. advice in the last 100 posts

The Amicus blog began life sometime in August last year, starting off with some (very) rudimentary advice on how to go about the LL.M. application process. Since then, the blog has carried some interesting interviews and posts, with the most popular being the First-Person Account (FPA’s) series.

First Person Accounts: Anushka Arora on the LL.M. at National University of Singapore, IPR specialisation & more

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.

First Person Accounts: Chithra P. George on the NUS-MIDS double degree, LLM applications & more

Chithra Powathikunnil George

Chithra Powathikunnil George on the NUS-MIDS double degree, LLM applications, the differences between NUS and MIDS, and more.