I have also, over the years, interacted with some LL.M. graduates who have felt that without any substantial connections/background in the legal field, the Master's puts them on a better footing in terms of identifiability.
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.
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