Entry Requirement of Foreign Student for New York Bar


kyle chan

Hi all,

I come from a country with common law jurisdiction. I have studied an LLM degree and I am going to complete a GDL from BPP law school, which is a distance learning programme in UK. Can I satisfy the requirement of the New York Bar Exam?
Most grateful for your help!!

Thanks!

Hi all,

I come from a country with common law jurisdiction. I have studied an LLM degree and I am going to complete a GDL from BPP law school, which is a distance learning programme in UK. Can I satisfy the requirement of the New York Bar Exam?
Most grateful for your help!!

Thanks!
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jwpetterch...

Hi all,

I come from a country with common law jurisdiction. I have studied an LLM degree and I am going to complete a GDL from BPP law school, which is a distance learning programme in UK. Can I satisfy the requirement of the New York Bar Exam?
Most grateful for your help!!

Thanks!


A GDL and an LLM will not qualify. You need a three year qualifying law degree from an accredited university in a common law country. It must be done in residence, not correspondence.

[quote]Hi all,

I come from a country with common law jurisdiction. I have studied an LLM degree and I am going to complete a GDL from BPP law school, which is a distance learning programme in UK. Can I satisfy the requirement of the New York Bar Exam?
Most grateful for your help!!

Thanks! [/quote]<br><br>A GDL and an LLM will not qualify. You need a three year qualifying law degree from an accredited university in a common law country. It must be done in residence, not correspondence.
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