Canadian LLB student wanting to practice in Asia - need tips


AK13
Hello,

I am currently completing my civil law degree at a French Canadian university and will be called to the Bar in August coming up (Montreal, Quebec).

Upon completion, I am looking to pursue graduate studies in law (Juris Doctor/LLM) in order to practice abroad. I was thinking about pursuing studies in Asia as it is where I want to end up in life.

I have a 2.8/4.3 GPA and during my second year in law school, we had undergone a change in the rating system in which a GPA of 2.7 (initially B-) becomes B, the equivalent of 3.0. Therefore, my GPA should be seen as higher. I am eligible to pursue graduate programs at my University. I am assuming that it qualifies me in between a second class lower honors candidate and a second class higher honors candidate.

Does anyone have any comments on where and which program I should choose in order to open doors for me in my career? In case my grades aren't good enough, any tips on what I should do?


Much thanks,

[Edited by AK13 on Feb 28, 2017]

Hello,

I am currently completing my civil law degree at a French Canadian university and will be called to the Bar in August coming up (Montreal, Quebec).

Upon completion, I am looking to pursue graduate studies in law (Juris Doctor/LLM) in order to practice abroad. I was thinking about pursuing studies in Asia as it is where I want to end up in life.

I have a 2.8/4.3 GPA and during my second year in law school, we had undergone a change in the rating system in which a GPA of 2.7 (initially B-) becomes B, the equivalent of 3.0. Therefore, my GPA should be seen as higher. I am eligible to pursue graduate programs at my University. I am assuming that it qualifies me in between a second class lower honors candidate and a second class higher honors candidate.

Does anyone have any comments on where and which program I should choose in order to open doors for me in my career? In case my grades aren't good enough, any tips on what I should do?


Much thanks,
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Where in Asia do you want to go afterwards? Did you end up pursuing LL.M. studies as you had planned?
Where in Asia do you want to go afterwards? Did you end up pursuing LL.M. studies as you had planned?
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