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LL.M. Students Face an Uncertain Legal Job Market

Sep 02, 2020

With US states postponing bar exams and internships being shortened, the jobs outlook for fresh graduates and current students looks bleak

Post-LL.M. Careers in Canada

Aug 26, 2020

Law firms plan to ramp up recruitment, and there are a wide range of opportunities across the stable Canadian economy

5 Questions for an LL.M. Graduate — Bela Karmel

Jun 29, 2020

Originally from Bulgaria, Karmel pursued an LL.M. from UC Berkeley, passed the California bar exam and is now working at a law firm in San Francisco

Post-LL.M. Careers in Big Law: Latham & Watkins

Jun 18, 2020

With offices or regional teams on every continent and a considerable amount of acclaim behind them, working at Latham & Watkins is a dream for many students currently pursuing an LL.M.

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.

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

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.

As UK Law Firms Enjoy the Boom Times, How Can You Become a Lawyer in the UK?

Aug 06, 2019

The Brexit vote has led to a surge in law firm revenue and hiring, driving up the popularity of UK law schools. But LL.M. programs typically do not qualify one to practice law in the UK. Here’s what you need to do to qualify

Securing Post LL.M. Work Visas

May 27, 2019

An overseas LL.M. can provide the local knowledge and networks to land a local job. We’ve done the research on visa rules, so that you don’t have to

Post-LL.M. Careers: The World Could be your Oyster

Feb 28, 2019

After an LL.M. degree, grads have many career options, from Big Law firms to the public sector and even academia

Working in the US after an LL.M.

Jun 08, 2018

Finding work in the US post-LL.M. can be a challenge. In the cases where LL.M.s have been successful, how has it worked?

What Can I Do With An LL.M.?

Jul 10, 2017

We meet three LL.M. graduates to find out what they’ve done with their degrees

LL.M.s in China: Studying Law in a Whirlwind Economy

Sep 06, 2016

Western students can use an LL.M. to learn more about China’s evolving legal system. But for lawyers who want to work in the country, there are a few things to keep in mind.

How Many Big Law Associates and Partners Have an LL.M.?

Jun 04, 2015

LLM GUIDE surveys over 20,000 Big Law employees to find out how many have LL.Ms. and where they work