Work opportunity in Canada after LLM


Obi9

Hello inspiring lawyers,

I'm LLB student and I'm about to graduate soon. I'm thinking to about studying LLM in Canada and to get permanent. so I thought about doing one of these LLM NCA courses that meet the NCA requirements to enter the bar exam.

my question is, do I have to take one of these courses to land a job in Canada or normal LLM would do the same thing?

Note : I don't have to get lawyer licence my priority is to work there and to get permanent.

Hello inspiring lawyers,

I'm LLB student and I'm about to graduate soon. I'm thinking to about studying LLM in Canada and to get permanent. so I thought about doing one of these LLM NCA courses that meet the NCA requirements to enter the bar exam.

my question is, do I have to take one of these courses to land a job in Canada or normal LLM would do the same thing?

Note : I don't have to get lawyer licence my priority is to work there and to get permanent.
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AleksLLM

Dear Obi9, if your priority is to immigrate then attending any one year university or college program would add a lot of points to your immigration profile. Also, check if you have other credentials that will satisfy the CIC. Admission to an LLM program in your case (as foreign LLB) would probably be a reasonable ground for Canadian embassy to issue you a student visa.
If you think of working in other capacity in the field of law (law clerk, paralegal) and not necessarily as a lawyer you would however need a membership in the corresponding body - of paralegals or law clerks. And graduating an LLM program does not qualify you as such but the specialized programs do.
Think wisely whether it is worth to spend 50K for an LLM that you do not need and that has no other use anywhere in the world just to improve chances for an immigration. May be, in this case an accelerated diploma of a paralegal would be more useful. For example, one from a Conestoga college. On the other hand, if money is not an issue, having graduated that program would give you more flexibility and may be useful if at some point you decide to practice law.
If you ask me, I think tan LLM in Canada could provide some connections that may lead to an internship and possibly articling.
Also, before deciding for an LLM research better on the recognition procedure for foreign lawyers. In fact, graduating such an LLM program does not automatically enable you to sit for the bar exam. Bar exams and Nca equivalence exams are not the same.The hardest part for such LLM graduate would be to find an articling position after graduation.

Dear Obi9, if your priority is to immigrate then attending any one year university or college program would add a lot of points to your immigration profile. Also, check if you have other credentials that will satisfy the CIC. Admission to an LLM program in your case (as foreign LLB) would probably be a reasonable ground for Canadian embassy to issue you a student visa.
If you think of working in other capacity in the field of law (law clerk, paralegal) and not necessarily as a lawyer you would however need a membership in the corresponding body - of paralegals or law clerks. And graduating an LLM program does not qualify you as such but the specialized programs do.
Think wisely whether it is worth to spend 50K for an LLM that you do not need and that has no other use anywhere in the world just to improve chances for an immigration. May be, in this case an accelerated diploma of a paralegal would be more useful. For example, one from a Conestoga college. On the other hand, if money is not an issue, having graduated that program would give you more flexibility and may be useful if at some point you decide to practice law.
If you ask me, I think tan LLM in Canada could provide some connections that may lead to an internship and possibly articling.
Also, before deciding for an LLM research better on the recognition procedure for foreign lawyers. In fact, graduating such an LLM program does not automatically enable you to sit for the bar exam. Bar exams and Nca equivalence exams are not the same.The hardest part for such LLM graduate would be to find an articling position after graduation.


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Hi AleksLLM!
My name is Asmita. I am in my third year of LL.B. from an Indian University and is interested in pursuing LL.M in Business Law from Canada. I also have a work experience of about 15 months as a legal assistant in corporate sector. can you please guide me regarding the eligibility criteria, minimum required percentage in LL.B and admission procedure in Canada?
also what are the job prospects in Canada after LL.M. if i want to make my career in academics as a professor in an university and does not wish to practice in a law firm?
please help!

thanks.

Hi AleksLLM!
My name is Asmita. I am in my third year of LL.B. from an Indian University and is interested in pursuing LL.M in Business Law from Canada. I also have a work experience of about 15 months as a legal assistant in corporate sector. can you please guide me regarding the eligibility criteria, minimum required percentage in LL.B and admission procedure in Canada?
also what are the job prospects in Canada after LL.M. if i want to make my career in academics as a professor in an university and does not wish to practice in a law firm?
please help!

thanks.
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Hy.
My name is Salman Ahmed. Iam a Pakistani national. I am thinking to settle permanently in Canada. I have completed my LLB Hons. from the University of London in 2014 and have Ve been working with different law firms in Pakistan.
As of now, i am very much confused that what should I do to get a job at Canada??
Probably i am going to file my PR application very soon... But then what?
If i get a PR, then what are the career paths of which can i think? As grumpy u said that LLM wont help me getting a job in canada. Then what shall i do to get a job over there??
Plz guide me. I have limited finances

Hy.
My name is Salman Ahmed. Iam a Pakistani national. I am thinking to settle permanently in Canada. I have completed my LLB Hons. from the University of London in 2014 and have Ve been working with different law firms in Pakistan.
As of now, i am very much confused that what should I do to get a job at Canada??
Probably i am going to file my PR application very soon... But then what?
If i get a PR, then what are the career paths of which can i think? As grumpy u said that LLM wont help me getting a job in canada. Then what shall i do to get a job over there??
Plz guide me. I have limited finances
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Gurkour

Hello everyone,
I have completed my B.A; B.L (hons) from Chennai, India. I enrolled in the Bar in the year 2013 and have been practicing in the High Court since then.
I want to pursue masters in International Business Law in Canada. Mostly looking at UoT. Can anybody please guide me with the course pros and job opportunities after the course. I would like to apply at the earliest. Please help.
Also if someone can tell me if Canada is a better choice than Australia and Singapore and why?

Hello everyone,
I have completed my B.A; B.L (hons) from Chennai, India. I enrolled in the Bar in the year 2013 and have been practicing in the High Court since then.
I want to pursue masters in International Business Law in Canada. Mostly looking at UoT. Can anybody please guide me with the course pros and job opportunities after the course. I would like to apply at the earliest. Please help.
Also if someone can tell me if Canada is a better choice than Australia and Singapore and why?
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Hello

I have completed my LLB from an Indian University and am pursuing LLM from an Indian University.

I am looking to work and get a PR in Canada. 

What I would like to know is that weather doing a Paralegal Course after LLM be the best course of action in order to get a PR in Canada?

Hello<br><br>I have completed my LLB from an Indian University and am pursuing LLM from an Indian University.<br><br>I am looking to work and get a PR in Canada.&nbsp;<br><br>What I would like to know is that weather doing a Paralegal Course after LLM be the best course of action in order to get a PR in Canada?
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