Advanced LLM in European and International Business Law or International Civil and Commercial Law?


nilyecx

Hi all,

I have been accepted into both Advanced LLM in EIBL and ICCL. I am a qualified lawyer in a non-European country specialised in international commerce and trade as well as commercial litigation. After the LLM, I would like to find a job in Netherlands, and was wondering which program you think would provide job opportunities better.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

[Edited by nilyecx on Apr 14, 2020]

Hi all,

I have been accepted into both Advanced LLM in EIBL and ICCL. I am a qualified lawyer in a non-European country specialised in international commerce and trade as well as commercial litigation. After the LLM, I would like to find a job in Netherlands, and was wondering which program you think would provide job opportunities better.

Looking forward to hearing from you.
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Hello. I am a graduate of the Adv. LL.M. in International Tax Law in Leiden (this programme is being offered anymore). I applied again for the ICCL and it is my intention to attend this programme as well. Both, EIBL and ICCL are excellent. EIBL has more focus on the European structure for business. ICCL is more focused on international contracts.

Regarding job opportunities, both are good choices. I do not think one is better than the other. You must decide which field you are most interested in: European framework or international contracts (including IP and mergers and acquisitions). As far as I could notice, the Dutch labor market is very competitive. It is very hard to graduate in Leiden with good grades (the exams will harm you badly), but if you are a good student, you will have for sure good opportunities. So, my advice is: choose what you like the most and dedicate very seriously to the studies. Leiden is a beautiful city and The Netherlands is a beautiful country, but be prepared to study really hard; you will not enjoy a relaxed year. Good luck!

Hello. I am a graduate of the Adv. LL.M. in International Tax Law in Leiden (this programme is being offered anymore). I applied again for the ICCL and it is my intention to attend this programme as well. Both, EIBL and ICCL are excellent. EIBL has more focus on the European structure for business. ICCL is more focused on international contracts.

Regarding job opportunities, both are good choices. I do not think one is better than the other. You must decide which field you are most interested in: European framework or international contracts (including IP and mergers and acquisitions). As far as I could notice, the Dutch labor market is very competitive. It is very hard to graduate in Leiden with good grades (the exams will harm you badly), but if you are a good student, you will have for sure good opportunities. So, my advice is: choose what you like the most and dedicate very seriously to the studies. Leiden is a beautiful city and The Netherlands is a beautiful country, but be prepared to study really hard; you will not enjoy a relaxed year. Good luck!
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nilyecx

Hello. I am a graduate of the Adv. LL.M. in International Tax Law in Leiden (this programme is being offered anymore). I applied again for the ICCL and it is my intention to attend this programme as well. Both, EIBL and ICCL are excellent. EIBL has more focus on the European structure for business. ICCL is more focused on international contracts.

Regarding job opportunities, both are good choices. I do not think one is better than the other. You must decide which field you are most interested in: European framework or international contracts (including IP and mergers and acquisitions). As far as I could notice, the Dutch labor market is very competitive. It is very hard to graduate in Leiden with good grades (the exams will harm you badly), but if you are a good student, you will have for sure good opportunities. So, my advice is: choose what you like the most and dedicate very seriously to the studies. Leiden is a beautiful city and The Netherlands is a beautiful country, but be prepared to study really hard; you will not enjoy a relaxed year. Good luck!


Thank you so much for your very detailed and helpful response. I received a scholarship covering the full tuition fee for ICCL so I will be selecting that. This course was my first choice anyways:) We may be classmates :) Good luck with your application!

[quote]Hello. I am a graduate of the Adv. LL.M. in International Tax Law in Leiden (this programme is being offered anymore). I applied again for the ICCL and it is my intention to attend this programme as well. Both, EIBL and ICCL are excellent. EIBL has more focus on the European structure for business. ICCL is more focused on international contracts.

Regarding job opportunities, both are good choices. I do not think one is better than the other. You must decide which field you are most interested in: European framework or international contracts (including IP and mergers and acquisitions). As far as I could notice, the Dutch labor market is very competitive. It is very hard to graduate in Leiden with good grades (the exams will harm you badly), but if you are a good student, you will have for sure good opportunities. So, my advice is: choose what you like the most and dedicate very seriously to the studies. Leiden is a beautiful city and The Netherlands is a beautiful country, but be prepared to study really hard; you will not enjoy a relaxed year. Good luck! [/quote]

Thank you so much for your very detailed and helpful response. I received a scholarship covering the full tuition fee for ICCL so I will be selecting that. This course was my first choice anyways:) We may be classmates :) Good luck with your application!

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