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
I get Malcolm Mackay to discuss the future of legal education, and the legal profession as well.
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.
A lot of people ask me, Why did you “switch” from Law to Media and I always say, "It is never a switch. I cannot stop being a lawyer."
A Ph.D. is about finding your method in madness. One realises that a doctorate journey (like life itself) is a process. There are Eureka moments but these are few and far between.
Though the MPP was new, I found the programme well-structured, with sufficient exposure opportunities. It was one year, as opposed to most other policy programmes which require a two-year commitment.
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.
All things considered, Universities have brand value and consider choosing an LLM in a University, which has such recall. It leads to an embarrassing interview if your employer is unaware of your university!
"The level of discourse in the 'right' professor's classroom is so high - that if you're genuinely nerdy/romantic about the law, it is definitely going to giving you a clearer perspective of where you see yourself in the profession."
Krusha Bhatt, current LLM student at University of East Anglia, on how to apply for a foreign LLM
Akber Ahmed shares his experiences as an LLM student at Cambridge University,
Lakshmi Neelakantan on planning for her doctorate degree, what exactly a doctorate entails, the future of Indian law schools, and a whole lot more.
Lakshmi Neelakantan on her MSc at the University of Oxford, doing a non-LLM master's, advice for the Indian law graduate and more
Aishwarya Amar is currently reading the BCL at Oxford University. A graduate of Symbiosis Law School, Pune (18), Aishwarya shares her thoughts on what makes the BCL special, the Cornelia Sorabjee scholarship and a whole lot more.
In this FPA edition, we get to speak with Prashanth S Shivadass who received an LLM in Competition Law from Queen Mary University of London (Class of '16).
Kanad Bagchi discusses Indian law schools and the research spaces they have created, the advantages of studying abroad, and a whole lot more.