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LL.M. Scholarships: US Law Schools Open the Spending Taps

Mar 11, 2020

Far more scholarship dollars are flowing to star LL.M. students who have a strong academic and professional track record

Overseas Applications to UK Law Schools Increase Despite Brexit

Mar 09, 2020

Demand from India, China and Thailand surges thanks to the reintroduction of a post-study work visa, but EU applications are hit by the impending end of freedom of movement

The Art of the Deal: Why LL.M. Courses in M&A are in Vogue

Mar 03, 2020

A multiyear dealmaking boom has raised demand for deals lawyers who are as comfortable in the boardroom as they are in the courtroom

Legal Clinics Bring Learning to Life for LL.M. Students

Feb 27, 2020

Law schools around the world are innovating and offering students practical experience in work clinics, often with a focus on social justice

Climate Change Buoys Environmental Law LL.M.s

Feb 20, 2020

Lawyers need resilience and problem solving skills to cope with the challenges that climate change presents

Law Schools Realize the Importance of a Business Mindset

Feb 12, 2020

Manifold LL.M. programs are marrying business and law, which were previously two separate academic disciplines

Intellectual Property LL.M.s are in Vogue

Jan 28, 2020

In a digital economy, protecting knowledge from infringement has become crucial to corporations’ ability to sustain their success. Cue a surge in demand for IP lawyers

Inside out: How to Become a Legal Intrapreneur

Jan 22, 2020

Law firms no longer just care about who bills the most hours: they want people who can provide new lucrative opportunities for the firm

Post-LL.M. Careers in Big Law: Jones Day

Jan 14, 2020

Although an LL.M. is not required to work at Jones Day, one can come in handy. Here are some tips for how to leverage your LL.M. to land a job at the firm.

The Growing Importance of Geopolitics in LL.M.s

Dec 19, 2019

Law schools have responded to messy, global challenges like Brexit and the US-China trade war by giving geopolitics much more prominence on the syllabus

LL.M. Applications: How (and Where!) to Get Great References

Dec 17, 2019

Who should you ask to be a reference? Why are they important?

Law Schools Rush to Launch Specialist LL.M.s in Legal Technology

Dec 05, 2019

Technology is increasingly being used to provide legal services, which demands a new breed of innovative lawyer for the 21st century. Law schools are launching specialist LL.M.s in response, giving students computing skills

Why LL.M. Grads are Leaving Big Law Firms and Moving In-House

Dec 04, 2019

Many top law school graduates are attracted by the more diverse and dynamic general counsel jobs

LL.M. Programs in Ireland: Studying on the Green Shores of the Emerald Isle

Nov 22, 2019

Known around the world for its castles and greenery, Ireland’s emerging tech sector makes it a great destination for students who want a taste of it all.

Should you do an LL.M. or a GDL?

Nov 14, 2019

An LL.M. is valuable, but it does not give you the right to practice law in the UK. A GDL does.