school-242591_640The master’s of law (LLM) has become more popular in recent years. It has become almost as popular as the Legal Practice Course in the UK. In the past, the LLM was the next step to teaching law —and the stepping stone to a PhD in law.

Today, with increasing globalisation of law, the LLM has also become a way to expand one’s ability to work internationally. In some countries, an LLM is a better way to obtain qualifications to sit for the bar than working your way through another country’s JD or LLB. (This is true in many US states.)

studentlawyerThe Student Lawyer has recently posted an article on this topic, and discusses the growing popularity of LLM programs and the advantages:

  • Opportunity to specialise
  • The Alternative to the LPC
  • Opportunity to work in the U.S.
  • Helps with the application process
  • A cheaper alternative

Read the full article here on The Student Lawyer.

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