LLM In Sports Law


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Goodevening,

year. I will be graduating with a BBA-LLB degree from a reputed college in India in the coming I have a keen inclination towards sports law. I plan to do my master's overseas.

Will it be a wise decision to do my LLM in sports law? And what will be the job prospects for me if i come back to India after finishing my course?

Goodevening,

year. I will be graduating with a BBA-LLB degree from a reputed college in India in the coming I have a keen inclination towards sports law. I plan to do my master's overseas.

Will it be a wise decision to do my LLM in sports law? And what will be the job prospects for me if i come back to India after finishing my course?
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These tend to be really niche programs because there aren't many jobs in the field. Perhaps there are careers in regulatory bodies, or in leagues themselves, but these are rather rare. And they usually want people with experience in the field, not just an LLM.

See:

https://llm-guide.com/articles/the-wide-world-of-sports-llm-s

In particular:

Breaking into the market often requires a substantial amount of hustling and low-paid work to find a stable job.

"Everyone wants the big thing, but to get there, most of those people start doing internships at a law firm doing arbitration and sports, or doing an internship in USA Track and Field," Cruz says. "You have to take the opportunities you have to do freelance, or work pro bono for a smaller association. You can kind of develop clientele and expertise, but can’t become the general counsel of the MBA right away."

These tend to be really niche programs because there aren't many jobs in the field. Perhaps there are careers in regulatory bodies, or in leagues themselves, but these are rather rare. And they usually want people with experience in the field, not just an LLM.

See:

https://llm-guide.com/articles/the-wide-world-of-sports-llm-s

In particular:

[quote]Breaking into the market often requires a substantial amount of hustling and low-paid work to find a stable job.

"Everyone wants the big thing, but to get there, most of those people start doing internships at a law firm doing arbitration and sports, or doing an internship in USA Track and Field," Cruz says. "You have to take the opportunities you have to do freelance, or work pro bono for a smaller association. You can kind of develop clientele and expertise, but can’t become the general counsel of the MBA right away."[/quote]
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