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Articles by Charlotte King - 2016

Posted Dec. 20, 2016

Top 5 LLM Specialisms to Opt For


Although acquiring a Master of Laws (LLM) degree is not a mandatory requirement if you want to undertake legal practice training, often, many students who wish to improve their employability …


Posted Dec. 13, 2016

Countdown To Christmas As An LLM Student


The Christmas break gives LLM students a well-deserved chance to relax for a while and prepare for the coming months of hard work ahead.


Posted Dec. 5, 2016

6 Ways to Keep on Track with Your LLM Studies


The secret to becoming a successful student is in studying smart. This is especially more important while advancing your education.


Posted Nov. 28, 2016

5 ways for LLM students to relax


As an LLM student you’ve signed up to a more than you did as an undergraduate, the workload is high, your finances maybe a concern and you’ve also got to …


Posted Nov. 21, 2016

Reasons A Law Student Should See A Careers Adviser


Whether you are finishing up your law degree and you're considering postgraduate study or moving straight into a career path, it's always worth visiting a careers adviser


Posted Nov. 15, 2016

Spotlight On: LLM in Criminal Law


Criminal law is one of the most interesting and contentious aspects of law that you can choose – and studying an LLM in Criminal Law is a great way to …


Posted Nov. 7, 2016

Why It's a Great Idea to Start Your LLM in January


If you want to start an LLM program and don’t want to wait the best part if a year before beginning your studies – you should consider apply now for …


Posted Nov. 1, 2016

Remember the Fifth of November Now You’re an LLM Student in the United Kingdom


As an international Master of Laws student you may have only recently settled in the UK, and be curious to discover what the fuss regarding Bonfire Night is all about.


Posted Oct. 28, 2016

Have An LLM Halloween In The UK


Halloween is celebrated in the UK, USA, and many other countries around the world. Considered by some to originate from pagan Celtic harvest festivals in Ireland and Wales, Halloween was …


Posted Oct. 16, 2016

6 Steps To Keeping Your Motivation Going As An LLM Student


So there you are sitting on one of the campus recreational benches reminiscing on the day you received your acceptance letter to study LLM at your campus of choice.


Posted Oct. 10, 2016

How to study an LLM if you have a low English language test score


International students who want to study on an LLM course are well aware that they need to achieve a certain score on an accredited English Language Test.


Posted Oct. 3, 2016

5 Ways to Prepare Yourself to Be an LLM Student


So, you have completed your undergraduate studies in Law and are now ready for the next big step. Well, this is most likely a very exciting moment in your life.


Posted Sept. 20, 2016

LLM Students: Stepping Into Welcome Week


You have only just landed in a new city, or even new country, emptied your luggage into compact residential cupboards and set out exploring your new campus!


Posted Sept. 13, 2016

Are UK Law Schools Committing To Home Fees For EU Students Post Brexit?


When Britain voted to leave the European Union in this year’s referendum, it caused panic in many areas, including the higher education sector.


Posted Sept. 2, 2016

5 Reasons To Study Your LLM Part Time


Part-time LLM programs usually offer flexibility to students who have other important commitments going on in the background that they cannot park aside for doing a full-time course.


Posted Aug. 28, 2016

Top 5 Reasons To Study An LLM In Scotland


If you are looking for a great place to study your Master of Laws program, then maybe you should take a look at Scotland. You will have an experience of …


Posted Aug. 18, 2016

Picking Your Perfect LLM Destination


Studying your LLM should be an incredible experience, full of learning and growth and it should provide you with a qualification that you can use to advance in your chosen …


Posted Aug. 3, 2016

How To Use Law School Rankings To Choose Your LLM


So you want to do a Masters of Laws (LLM) in the UK - one of the best countries to study law in the world? One big decision down, one …


Posted July 29, 2016

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Study Your LLM In Wales


Choosing where to study your LLM can be tough with so many different possibilities and places you could go, it's difficult to make an informed choice. We've put together what …


Posted July 22, 2016

How To Best Use Your Summer To Prepare For Your LLM


Postgraduate study is a big undertaking and it's worth considering what you need to do in the run up to a postgrad course to prepare yourself. Whether that means extra …


Posted July 15, 2016

Ways To Unwind After A Hectic LLM Phase


So you’ve almost finished. You’re at the brink of finishing up all your written assessments. Some of you may have already finished exams and probably waiting for colleagues to finish …


Posted July 8, 2016

Study An LLM Degree In The UK Before Conditions Change!


The decision on whether the UK remains or leaves the EU has been made. So what does it mean for candidates wishing to apply to UK universities to study a …


Posted July 4, 2016

The Effect Of The EU Referendum On LLM Students


Following the startling outcome of the EU referendum vote last month in the UK and the revolving uncertainties on arrangements that UK plans to work out with the EU, it …


Posted June 17, 2016

5 Reasons To Study Your LLM Via Distance Learning


Committing to full-time on-campus study for your LLM (Master of Laws) program can sometimes be quite tricky. Here are a few reasons that you should consider studying for your LLM …


Posted June 7, 2016

Spotlight On: LLM In Energy Law


Studying energy law is the first steps towards a career in safeguarding the use of natural resources. Energy is one of the most precious and in-demand resources in the world. …


Posted May 27, 2016

How Studying Law Can Prepare You For An Alternative Career


What if you have completed a law degree and then find yourself in a position where you are not inclined to pursue a legal career? You may find yourself wondering …


Posted May 20, 2016

How Can You Get Your Late LLM Application Noticed?


There is a great way to get your LLM application noticed: don't let it be late! As with so many things, it is best to be organised, prepared and punctual, …


Posted May 11, 2016

Bracing Yourself For LLM Dissertation Submission


Once you reach your LLM summer semester, you are mostly left with attending revision sessions, taking exams and finalising your dissertation (usually due in August if you are a UK …


Posted May 5, 2016

Basic Exam Writing Skills For LLM Students


On a typical LLM course, exams are usually held in May/June especially in universities within the UK. Examinations are a busy time of the LLM year for students who will …


Posted April 18, 2016

Spotlight On: LLM In Immigration Law


Immigration and asylum became the prominent topics of 2015 in the UK, with large numbers of anti-immigration voters marking an X next to UKIP on their general election ballot slips. …


Posted April 8, 2016

The Importance Of Networking During Your LLM


Undoubtedly, securing admission to a law university in a country of your choice, living and studying abroad and learning some new valuable skills in the form of the LLM is …


Posted April 1, 2016

Global LLM Bursary Winner 2014 – Where Is She Now?


Lien Lien Wong was a winner of one of our Global and US LLM Study Bursary 2014. She studied an LLM specialising in International Commercial Law at the University of …


Posted March 21, 2016

Spotlight On: LLM In Taxation Law


An LLM in Taxation Law is an advanced law degree that typically takes one year to complete, although many law schools now provide the flexibility of a part-time graduate program …


Posted March 11, 2016

The Importance Of Reading Outside Your LLM Subject


You may think that Dr Seuss has very little to offer in the way of advice to a postgraduate law student. You would, however, be doing Dr Seuss a grave …


Posted March 1, 2016

Spotlight On: LLM In Media Law


Once you have graduated in law you may decide to specialise in one field, and an LLM in Media Law is an interesting subject to study, giving you opportunities to …


Posted Feb. 23, 2016

Tips On Dealing With A Hectic LLM Semester


Enrolling into an LLM program may seem to be very exciting to begin with… Lawyers may feel that this time can be a good break to getting back to student …


Posted Feb. 12, 2016

Balancing Commitments As A Busy LLM Student


When you’re halfway through your LLM course you'LL realise that your pocket diary (or digital calendar) has never been so full of event reminders, to-do lists and appointments!


Posted Feb. 8, 2016

Popular LLM Specialisations In The US


It is common knowledge that studying law in the US is quite different from studying law elsewhere in the world. Given its ‘Socratic’ method of teaching style where academic faculty …


Posted Feb. 1, 2016

Insider Guide: What's It Like To Study An LLM Program Part Time?


With many LLM programs both part-time and full-time options are available. Academically the part-time option is just as rewarding as a full-time option, however part-time students have the additional benefit …


Posted Jan. 25, 2016

What To Do With Your Reading Week As An LLM Student


Students often wonder how to plan the reading week that is listed on LLM schedules. Some may make use of the week-long break to travel back home and gear themselves …


Posted Jan. 18, 2016

Spotlight On: LLM In Environmental Law


LLM programs aimed at helping law graduates to focus on the primary legal issues surrounding environmental legislation – the LLM in Environmental Law – are increasing in popularity, assisting students …


Posted Jan. 11, 2016

How To Make The Most Of Your LLM Tutorials


Your typical LLM course comprises of seminars, discussions and tutorial sessions during the most part of your LLM academic year. Tutorials however are dependent on the modules that you choose …


Posted Jan. 2, 2016

Spotlight On: LLM In Business Law


We all know that when it comes to law there are so many disciplines one can major in, from international environmental law to taxation law, and human rights law to …


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