Practicing after LLM


kikiblue
Dear all,
Which countries let you practice/sit for the bar after completing your LLM studies and a foreign LLB? Provided you learn the language on a decent level
Dear all,
Which countries let you practice/sit for the bar after completing your LLM studies and a foreign LLB? Provided you learn the language on a decent level
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chicken so...
Certainly many US states allow this - and many don't even need you to do an LLM. In other (English-speaking) countries, it can be harder: in the UK you usually need at least a year or two years of specialized training/courses.

Some countries, like Australia, might allow you to practice as a 'foreign lawyer,' depending on requirements.

What languages do you speak? If you speak anything else besides English, there may be other potential routes.
Certainly many US states allow this - and many don't even need you to do an LLM. In other (English-speaking) countries, it can be harder: in the UK you usually need at least a year or two years of specialized training/courses.

Some countries, like Australia, might allow you to practice as a 'foreign lawyer,' depending on requirements.

What languages do you speak? If you speak anything else besides English, there may be other potential routes.
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kikiblue
Certainly many US states allow this - and many don't even need you to do an LLM. In other (English-speaking) countries, it can be harder: in the UK you usually need at least a year or two years of specialized training/courses.

Some countries, like Australia, might allow you to practice as a 'foreign lawyer,' depending on requirements.

What languages do you speak? If you speak anything else besides English, there may be other potential routes.


Thank you so much! I speak French fluently and German (basic but willing to learn). So far it seems that there are very few countries that admit someone without a national llb to practice. France has some options. There is a "foreign lawyer" option in the U.K. As well, I'm just not sure anyone needs lawyers from my small country.
[quote]Certainly many US states allow this - and many don't even need you to do an LLM. In other (English-speaking) countries, it can be harder: in the UK you usually need at least a year or two years of specialized training/courses.

Some countries, like Australia, might allow you to practice as a 'foreign lawyer,' depending on requirements.

What languages do you speak? If you speak anything else besides English, there may be other potential routes.[/quote]

Thank you so much! I speak French fluently and German (basic but willing to learn). So far it seems that there are very few countries that admit someone without a national llb to practice. France has some options. There is a "foreign lawyer" option in the U.K. As well, I'm just not sure anyone needs lawyers from my small country.
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