Undertaking the TADS LLM is undeniably one of the best decisions I made in my academic and professional life. This year at Sciences Po offered me countless opportunities to meet with incredibly talented professional both academics and lawyers.
This might be surprising and unbelievable but I had no other immediate backup plan other than Queensland University of Technology (QUT). I had applied to only one university i.e. QUT.
The Personal Statement is a way of them getting to know who we are and what are aspirations are. Our marks are not everything or who we are.
I would advise today’s law graduate to first qualify to practice in India, before going abroad to pursue post graduate studies.
I feel that an LLM is an enriching experience and one should really consider doing it. However, a PG degree from abroad cannot guarantee you a job either in the international scenario or India.
A lot of times people enrol in LLM and go through it without recognizing any value addition to their experience or learning. It looks good on a resume but what it will do for you personally is the question that should have an answer for.
Abhimanyu Verma talks about the Masters of Business, Competition and Regulatory Laws (MBL) at the Freie Universität Berlin
Subha Nivedha on an LL.M. in Public International Law at Leiden University
Ranesh Anand, a graduate of the National University of Study and Research in Law. Ranesh recently completed an LL.M. from the University of Sydney,
International Commercial Arbitration was taught by four different professors, with different cultural and work backgrounds. Interacting with Professor Gerhard Wagner (my thesis supervisor) was in itself an experience.
Being industrious during your LLM will reap rich dividends after your graduate. Do remember that even before you’ll realise, your LLM will be over, so you won’t have enough time to read everything and grasp all of what is being thrown at you
The publishing industry is perfect for someone who has studied law, especially Intellectual Property Law, as almost every aspect of publishing is touched in some way by Intellectual Property and governed by law.
Anirban Roy Choudhury shares his thoughts on the LL.M. at the Institute for Law & Finance, University of Frankfurt, a course he is currently enrolled at.
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 edition, I speak with Asmita Singh, who is currently enrolled for the LL.M. in International Dispute Resolution at the Humboldt University of … Continue reading First Person Accounts: Asmita Singh on the International Dispute Resolution LL.M. at Humboldt University of Berlin
An LLM abroad is a great journey, if you know your destination. Make sure you know why you want to pursue your masters and then give it your all. This will be the best time of your life.
The reasons for you to do the LL.M will always be unique to you, so you must always look at this bigger picture, and use external advice (including this interview) only to fill informational voids.