Graduate LLB or LLM?


casper2
At present I am in my last year studying for my MA in business management and business law at a university in scotland. I'm interested particularly in commercial law and at the moment i see my career path towards qualifying as below:
2 year graduate LLB + 1 year diploma

However, would it be possible to shave off a year by doing the LLM (at present im looking at doing an LLM in commercial law) then doing the diploma?
Obviously the standard route is LLB to diploma, therefore, would going straight to the LLM disadvantage me? I know the diploma covers a lot of the basics you need to practice, but making my studies the most time/cost effective would also be very helpful.
At present I am in my last year studying for my MA in business management and business law at a university in scotland. I'm interested particularly in commercial law and at the moment i see my career path towards qualifying as below:
2 year graduate LLB + 1 year diploma

However, would it be possible to shave off a year by doing the LLM (at present im looking at doing an LLM in commercial law) then doing the diploma?
Obviously the standard route is LLB to diploma, therefore, would going straight to the LLM disadvantage me? I know the diploma covers a lot of the basics you need to practice, but making my studies the most time/cost effective would also be very helpful.
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chicken so...
What are your career goals?

Typically, many LLM programs require that you have a first degree in law to apply. This might be an issue for you because I'm not sure if the MA would be an adequate substitute. Check with the law schools you're interested in to make sure this is a viable option.
What are your career goals?

Typically, many LLM programs require that you have a first degree in law to apply. This might be an issue for you because I'm not sure if the MA would be an adequate substitute. Check with the law schools you're interested in to make sure this is a viable option.
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casper2
What are your career goals?

Typically, many LLM programs require that you have a first degree in law to apply. This might be an issue for you because I'm not sure if the MA would be an adequate substitute. Check with the law schools you're interested in to make sure this is a viable option.


I'm interested in contract and commercial, so I'd envisage working in private practice, but ultimately I'd like to occupy an in-house advisory position.
I'm currently in the process of enquiring with the relevant universities to check my eligibility.
[quote]What are your career goals?

Typically, many LLM programs require that you have a first degree in law to apply. This might be an issue for you because I'm not sure if the MA would be an adequate substitute. Check with the law schools you're interested in to make sure this is a viable option.[/quote]

I'm interested in contract and commercial, so I'd envisage working in private practice, but ultimately I'd like to occupy an in-house advisory position.
I'm currently in the process of enquiring with the relevant universities to check my eligibility.
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