English LLB -> Canada LLM career prospects


rzhang

Hi everyone,



I am Canadian citizen currently studying at UCL LLB. I am in my first year but always wanted to come home to work, ideally in the field of finance/corporate law. I read a few other discussion posts about the lack of career prospects for a international lawyer who does a Canadian LLM. I was wondering if this is also true if I am Canadian but I simply get my degree from another country.



Also, I was wondering in general what the acceptance rate for programs such as Osgoode LLM and UofT LLM was like, what grades I need to maintain, and what I should be doing ideally doing during vacation times?



Thank you all!

[Edited by rzhang on Nov 02, 2022]

Hi everyone,<br>
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I am Canadian citizen currently studying at UCL LLB. I am in my first year but always wanted to come home to work, ideally in the field of finance/corporate law. I read a few other discussion posts about the lack of career prospects for a international lawyer who does a Canadian LLM. I was wondering if this is also true if I am Canadian but I simply get my degree from another country. <br>
<br>
Also, I was wondering in general what the acceptance rate for programs such as Osgoode LLM and UofT LLM was like, what grades I need to maintain, and what I should be doing ideally doing during vacation times?<br>
<br>
Thank you all!
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jwpetterch...

It's probably not true if you're Canadian: the citizenship and work permits are why people say that. And a pretty good chunk of the bar there comes over from English law schools. I know a few of them, but none did LLMs, they just focused on getting their NCA and articles in and done and into work. Will the LLM help you career wise? Maybe. I'm not sure how much or if it's worth the money unless it's in tax. We know the joke about what LLM stands for.

Hi everyone,



I am Canadian citizen currently studying at UCL LLB. I am in my first year but always wanted to come home to work, ideally in the field of finance/corporate law. I read a few other discussion posts about the lack of career prospects for a international lawyer who does a Canadian LLM. I was wondering if this is also true if I am Canadian but I simply get my degree from another country.



Also, I was wondering in general what the acceptance rate for programs such as Osgoode LLM and UofT LLM was like, what grades I need to maintain, and what I should be doing ideally doing during vacation times?



Thank you all!

It's probably not true if you're Canadian: the citizenship and work permits are why people say that. And a pretty good chunk of the bar there comes over from English law schools. I know a few of them, but none did LLMs, they just focused on getting their NCA and articles in and done and into work. Will the LLM help you career wise? Maybe. I'm not sure how much or if it's worth the money unless it's in tax. We know the joke about what LLM stands for.<br><br>[quote]Hi everyone,<br>
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I am Canadian citizen currently studying at UCL LLB. I am in my first year but always wanted to come home to work, ideally in the field of finance/corporate law. I read a few other discussion posts about the lack of career prospects for a international lawyer who does a Canadian LLM. I was wondering if this is also true if I am Canadian but I simply get my degree from another country. <br>
<br>
Also, I was wondering in general what the acceptance rate for programs such as Osgoode LLM and UofT LLM was like, what grades I need to maintain, and what I should be doing ideally doing during vacation times?<br>
<br>
Thank you all! [/quote]
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shyguy

LLMs from respectable Canadian institutes will take you a long way in the UK; However, nothing beats getting to know the actual scene you want to work in. if it's London's city, that's where you should probably choose to study at. best of luck .

LLMs from respectable Canadian institutes will take you a long way in the UK; However, nothing beats getting to know the actual scene you want to work in. if it's London's city, that's where you should probably choose to study at. best of luck .
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