First Person Accounts (FPA’s) are meant to provide a first-hand account of Indian graduates who have pursued, or are pursuing, a post-graduate course (LL.M. or otherwise) from different universities across the world. Shambhavi Shekokar is part of the Class of ’22, at the Notre Dame Law School where she is pursuing an LL.M. in International…… Continue reading First Person Accounts: Shambhavi Shekokar on the International Human Rights LL.M. at Notre Dame Law School
Joshika Saraf is a Lecturer (Clinical Legal Education) at the Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat. In 2019, she graduated with an LL.M. in Human Rights, Conflict and Justice at the School of Oriental & African Studies.
A large part of the reason is pure ego. My time is important, it is valuable. It is time that needs to be paid for.
Photo by Jouwen Wang on Unsplash Identify referees who will give you that “perfect” recommendation letter. Raise your grades over the next semester or two. Get some publications done. How about showcasing leadership abilities? Perhaps engage in some form of social service which you can then use in your personal statement? Any or all of these might improve…… Continue reading The ONE thing that will increase your LL.M. admission chances (Warning: It is terribly boring)
But what if there are universities that offer the opportunity to study at two different universities? Some even offer you the opportunity to get your degrees conferred from both of them!
It is not too surprising that a number of law school clients have decided to either postpone their current recruitment activities for India or reconfigure them in some way or the other. Underneath this change of strategy is a fairly simple question: with India suffering one of her worst health disasters, is this really a…… Continue reading LL.M. recruitments & Covid: How international law schools can navigate uncertainty, fear and grief in India
Tenzin Kunsel is currently an LL.M. candidate at Fordham Law School, and a 2017 graduate from the M.S. Ramaiah College of Law in Bangalore.
For those looking to pursue an LL.M. abroad, there is an interesting event scheduled for tomorrow, March 12 at 18:30 hours (IST). The Law Schools Global League is hosting a virtual LL.M. fair with participation from twenty law schools all over the world. Here is a list of schools participating in the event: – IE Law…… Continue reading Attend: Law Schools Global League virtual LL.M. Fair; Meet reps from 20 international law
Networking! Networking! Networking! The U.S. legal market is extremely competitive and LL.M.s do not have a level playing field. We are often, if not always, pitted against J.D.s. In terms of finding employment
Helen Leung holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Sociology & International Relations) from the University of Hong Kong and Master of Science in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies from the University of Oxford,
Also, it is not a time to be shy and coy – it is best to come forward and be specific with what it is you are seeking and why you would be a good fit.
There are multiple ways to connect with existing law students, articling students and lawyers in Canada. Reach out to them, ask for their time and pay attention to every single word that they say.
What does 2021 hold for international law schools who are looking to recruit from India?
Will the (foreign) LL.M. help get you a job abroad? It might. It might not.
Oxford prides itself on the unique tutorial system alongside traditional lecture and seminar method of teaching.
Given that there is no “magic formula” for drafting the unicorn that is the perfect SoP, what I have decided to do instead is focus on some of the most common mistakes made while writing an SoP.