Employment Opportunities Post LLM for foreign lawyers


Hello everyone,
I am Kushagra Kaushik, a third year law student from Delhi, India. I currently committed to a 5 year BBA LLB program completing in year 2023.

Soon after completing my LLB degree, I would like to pursue LLM from some reputed institution in Canada. My main reason for applying to Canadian Universities and not somewhere in US/UK is because I am looking forward to settling there.

According to my research, there are only few LLM courses which enable you to avoid NCA exam for foreign legal professionals, namely GPLLM from UofT, LLM in Common Law from UCB & CCL LLM from Osgoode.

My question is whether or not I'll be able to land a good job in Canada after doing these courses. How's the job market for foreign trained professionals?

If I don't want to practice as a barrister & more like a solicitor. Does that help me?

Also, can you throw some light on working in Legal Departments or as in-house counsel in corporates like the Big 4. Do they also come for placements in these colleges?

What all other options do I have apart from being a paralegal or law clerk?

Hello everyone,
I am Kushagra Kaushik, a third year law student from Delhi, India. I currently committed to a 5 year BBA LLB program completing in year 2023.

Soon after completing my LLB degree, I would like to pursue LLM from some reputed institution in Canada. My main reason for applying to Canadian Universities and not somewhere in US/UK is because I am looking forward to settling there.

According to my research, there are only few LLM courses which enable you to avoid NCA exam for foreign legal professionals, namely GPLLM from UofT, LLM in Common Law from UCB & CCL LLM from Osgoode.

My question is whether or not I'll be able to land a good job in Canada after doing these courses. How's the job market for foreign trained professionals?

If I don't want to practice as a barrister & more like a solicitor. Does that help me?

Also, can you throw some light on working in Legal Departments or as in-house counsel in corporates like the Big 4. Do they also come for placements in these colleges?

What all other options do I have apart from being a paralegal or law clerk?
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I did my LLM from UofT. Did not got a job. Had to finally come back to India. Don't waste ur money. U won't geta good job in Canada. Instead go to USA. there is no such requirement like NCA there.

I did my LLM from UofT. Did not got a job. Had to finally come back to India. Don't waste ur money. U won't geta good job in Canada. Instead go to USA. there is no such requirement like NCA there.
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