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Articles by Charlotte King - 2017

Posted Dec. 18, 2017

Top 10 LLMs in Environmental Law in the United States


An LLM in Environmental Law will prepare you for work in a range of different businesses, industries, governmental bodies and organisations. Take a look at ten of the best Master …


Posted Dec. 13, 2017

Top 10 LLMs in Arbitration Law in the United States


Here are ten of the best LLM programs in Arbitration Law that you can choose to study in the United States.


Posted Dec. 11, 2017

Top 10 LLMs in Insurance Law in the UK and Europe


There are only a few institutions that offer Insurance Law as a pure LLM, but there are some who offer individual modules in Insurance Law as part of a general …


Posted Dec. 4, 2017

My First Semester At An Overseas Law School


Riya Prem Raaj is a 24-year-old LLM student from India studying her Global Professional Master of Laws at the University of Toronto. Here she tells us what it is like …


Posted Nov. 27, 2017

Top 10 LLM Programs in Health Care Law in the United States


Health Care Law is a significant area of study and research for many US Law Schools. Many LLM courses in the US allow students to explore their own interests, so …


Posted Nov. 23, 2017

Top 10 LLMs in Environmental Law in the UK and Europe


An LLM in Environmental Law can lead to further academic study or to work in the practice, regulation or enforcement of Environmental Law. Some LLMs in Environmental Law can be …


Posted Nov. 20, 2017

Top 10 LLMs in Intellectual Property Law in the UK & Europe


An LLM in Intellectual Property Law can qualify you to practice in Intellectual Property Law, to specialise in policymaking and regulation or to work in institutions like the European Patent …


Posted Nov. 13, 2017

Top 10 LLMs in Health Care Law in the UK and Europe


An LLM in Health Care Law can lead to a future working for health care providers, such as the NHS in the UK and is a great choice for specialisation …


Posted Nov. 6, 2017

Is It Important To Find Work Experience Whilst Studying Your LLM?


When you’re studying a Master of Laws is it important to find relevant work experience? Well, yes it is… but there are a few advantages and disadvantages to undertaking work …


Posted Oct. 30, 2017

The Key To Writing A Great LLM Personal Statement


When you’re trying to get accepted onto a Master of Laws program, your personal statement is the best way to make your application stand out. Especially when the LLM course …


Posted Oct. 20, 2017

How much does it cost to study an LLM in the United States?


One of the most important aspects to consider when deciding to study an LLM program in the United States is the expense, so how much does it really cost? Here …


Posted Oct. 16, 2017

Top 10 LLMs in International Law in the UK and Europe


An LLM in International Law can advance your legal career on a global scale but some courses in International Law require previous experience working in the field.


Posted Oct. 9, 2017

Where To Start When You Get To Law School


Studying an LLM is an important decision and one that you have now made so you must be very excited to be starting your new LLM student life! As you …


Posted Oct. 2, 2017

Top 5 tips for settling in as a new LLM student


Once you've gone through the process of applying and preparing for your LLM it's time to begin the course itself. Here are 5 ways to jump start that settling in …


Posted Sept. 25, 2017

Getting Ahead Of Your LLM Before You've Even Started


When you finish your bachelor degree in law, if you want to proceed with a career in law or in the world of legal academia, you will be faced with …


Posted Sept. 18, 2017

Top 10 LLM Programs in Taxation Law in the USA


Specialising in an LLM in Tax Law can give your legal career a serious boost and entry to most courses is highly competitive. Many US law schools have small classes …


Posted Sept. 11, 2017

Top 5 Reasons To Study Your LLM in the USA


Studying abroad comes with the obvious – including valuable experience and a decorated CV, not to mention the spark of confidence that never leaves, even in the most tense of …


Posted Sept. 7, 2017

Are you ready to study an LLM?


Assessing if you are ready to study a Master of Laws program is tricky. There are a few points to consider before you even start to look into which course …


Posted Sept. 1, 2017

Top 10 LLMs in Human Rights Law in the United States


An LLM in Human Rights Law will give you an in-depth understanding of this particular aspect of the law that a general LLM cannot do. Here is our roundup of …


Posted July 31, 2017

How much does it really cost to study an LLM in the UK?


Breaking down the cost of studying an LLM is a useful activity to carry out before embarking on the program so you can be confident you have the correct finances …


Posted July 14, 2017

Top 10 LLM Programs in American Law in the USA


The top LLM programs in the US offer international students the chance to learn the US legal system in an intensive eight months to a year. For US students it …


Posted July 7, 2017

How can you fund your LLM program?


Finding and securing funding for your LLM is as important as getting accepted in the first place, and there is a bewildering array of options available. Take time to think …


Posted July 3, 2017

Top reasons to study an LLM at a London university


Amidst all the news of terrorist attacks and reactions on Brexit, London continues to stay positive and vibrant showing more strength than ever in promoting its various features. Tourists continue …


Posted June 26, 2017

7 Reasons To Study An LLM Program


There are plenty of reasons to study a Master of Laws – here are our top 7:


Posted June 19, 2017

Top 10 LLMs in International Law in the United States


Many prestigious Law Schools in the USA offer general LLMs that students can specialise through their choice of courses, but others offer LLMs with a specific concentration in International Law. …


Posted June 12, 2017

Top 10 LLMs in Energy Law in the United States


An LLM in Energy Law will prepare you for the fast moving world of the energy industries. Choosing an LLM in Energy Law will mean you gain an understanding of …


Posted June 5, 2017

Should Brexit affect your decision to study an LLM in the UK?


Choosing to study an LLM is a big decision and with Brexit looming is now the time to start studying a Master of Laws program in the UK?


Posted May 26, 2017

Which type of LLM student are you going to be?


Are you preparing to join an LLM program next semester? If the answer is yes, we’re sure you are eagerly looking forward to setting foot on campus and getting started. …


Posted May 22, 2017

How to avoid LLM application mistakes


One of the dilemmas when filling in your LLM application is trying to work out how to keep it short and at the same time fit in all the relevant …


Posted May 15, 2017

5 Steps To Choosing The Right Law School


Now you have decided to study an LLM program it’s now time to choose your law school. Getting a place in your desired law school and where you ultimately end …


Posted May 10, 2017

Top 5 Reasons You Should Study Your LLM Online


Studying for an LLM is one way of increasing your knowledge of the legal landscape through analytical skills and research. An LLM will also increase your employability in the legal …


Posted May 4, 2017

Top 10 LLMs in Energy Law in the UK and Europe


An LLM in Energy Law will open up the energy industries, such as oil and gas exploration, or governmental regulation to you. Many courses are aimed at those already in …


Posted April 28, 2017

6 questions to ask yourself before studying an LLM


Are you seriously considering doing a Masters in Law? It's a giant academic leap to take, but it could be the best decision you'll ever make. Here are six questions …


Posted April 24, 2017

Top 10 LLMs in Human Rights Law in the UK & Europe


When choosing an LLM in Human Right Law it's important to carry out your research and choose the best option for you. An LLM in Human Rights Law can really …


Posted April 13, 2017

Why Studying An LLM Will Change Your Life!


Thinking of studying an LLM? Here are five reasons why studying for an LLM can fulfil you both personally and professionally – and why it might just change your life!


Posted April 3, 2017

How to avoid student housing disasters when you're an LLM student


An LLM is a demanding course. With full-time UK programs generally completed in only a year, you may have to put your partying days behind you, at least for a …


Posted March 27, 2017

How to choose a topic for your LLM dissertation


When you decide to study an LLM, a key consideration is that you must have an idea of the dissertation topic that you will submit as part of your Master …


Posted March 20, 2017

How To Become a Criminal Lawyer In The UK


Criminal law is a popular choice among lawyers as it's a dynamic and exciting world. Appearing in court, working all hours with clients, and being the sole of discretion are …


Posted March 13, 2017

Bublé & Bieber… what else has Canada got to offer?


Canada is increasingly becoming a popular destination for students looking to gain an LLM degree. Its universities offer internationally competitive LLM programs taught by leading academics and legal practitioners in …


Posted March 6, 2017

What's It Really Like To Study An LLM?


Emily Littlehales was one of our Global LLM Bursary winners 2017. Now she is halfway through her LLM in International Law & International Relations at the University of Bristol we …


Posted Feb. 27, 2017

Getting Ready For Hands-on Dissertation Work


Balancing several commitments in Semester 2 of your Master of Laws program can seem exhausting, and you don’t want to lose track of your dissertation work. Other assessments such as …


Posted Feb. 21, 2017

Top 10 LLMs in Business Law in the United States


The United States has a wealth of LLMs on offer and is a great place to study. Here is a selection of the best Master of Laws in Business Law …


Posted Feb. 10, 2017

Top Tips To Dealing With LLM Semester 2 Schedules


Now that you have settled down into Semester 2 of your LLM degree you will have just realized that time is flying by too quickly! This is perfectly normal as …


Posted Feb. 6, 2017

How To Find The Perfect LLM Student Accommodation In The UK


Searching for accommodation once you've found your ideal LLM course is tricky. Here's how to go about finding the perfect LLM student accommodation for you.


Posted Feb. 2, 2017

6 Reasons Why You Should Attend An LLM Fair


An LLM fair is an academic fair organised by different lawyers' and university organisations offering law students the information on the opportunities to study law further in different places. It …


Posted Jan. 23, 2017

Top 5 Reasons To Study Your LLM Abroad


Studying a Masters of Law program abroad can bring great benefits to your career and your life. Here are our top five benefits to studying for an LLM abroad.


Posted Jan. 13, 2017

Top 10 LLMs in Business Law in the UK & Europe


There are plenty of reasons to study for an LLM in Business Law, but careful research is vital. An LLM in Business Law can really boost your career opportunities, leading …


Posted Jan. 9, 2017

Top 5 Destinations For LLM Students In The United States


The United States is a great country for those who are hoping to pursue an LLM degree. To appreciate the benefits that this opportunity has to offer, let's take a …


Posted Jan. 6, 2017

5 Reasons Why You Should Start An LLM Program In 2017


Why not make 2017 a year of growth and development by taking the decision to complete an LLM program? Studying an LLM has many benefits and will be of real …


Posted Jan. 2, 2017

6 Reasons to Study an LLM in Business & Commercial Law


All businesses indeed are commercial ventures governed by local and international laws, based on the scope of operations.


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