Age is important ?


Hello everyone
I am in my last year of law school in Ecuador. And I am thinking of pursuing an LLM in Melbourne. I am quite young and although my curriculum meets the requirements that the course describes. I would like to know if age matters. Has anyone else done an LLM directly after graduating as a lawyer?
Any comment will be useful to me
Thank you

Hello everyone
I am in my last year of law school in Ecuador. And I am thinking of pursuing an LLM in Melbourne. I am quite young and although my curriculum meets the requirements that the course describes. I would like to know if age matters. Has anyone else done an LLM directly after graduating as a lawyer?
Any comment will be useful to me
Thank you
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chicken so...

Some do this, but work experience is typically not required at many schools (although there are some exceptions.)

If you don't have practice experience, the law schools will instead look at other aspects of your application, such as moots, publications, internships, and other factors. 

Usually when students pursue an LLM right after graduation, it's because they want to focus on one specific area of law that will make them more interesting on the job market afterwards.

In many countries though the law firm recruiting funnels are set up through first law degree programs (for instance, many US law students look for jobs in the final year of their JDs...) So if that describes your country's law job market, then doing an LLM could put you at a disadvantage in terms of hiring cycles. 

I guess it ultimately depends on what your goals are and why you are looking to do an LLM so early in your career. 

Some do this, but work experience is typically not required at many schools (although there are some exceptions.)<br><br>If you don't have practice experience, the law schools will instead look at other aspects of your application, such as moots, publications, internships, and other factors.&nbsp;<br><br>Usually when students pursue an LLM right after graduation, it's because they want to focus on one specific area of law that will make them more interesting on the job market afterwards.<br><br>In many countries though the law firm recruiting funnels are set up through first law degree programs (for instance, many US law students look for jobs in the final year of their JDs...) So if that describes your country's law job market, then doing an LLM could put you at a disadvantage in terms of hiring cycles.&nbsp;<br><br>I guess it ultimately depends on what your goals are and why you are looking to do an LLM so early in your career.&nbsp;
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