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Posted Dec. 21, 2017

GW Law LLM student gets prestigious post in Washington DC

An LLM student from GW Law has been named to the Washington, DC, Mayor's Commission on African Affairs. Johanna Leblanc – a current LLM student – was appointed to the post by Mayor Muriel Bowser in September 2017, to a term that ends in October, 2019.

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Posted Dec. 19, 2017

Strathclyde Mediation Clinic secures £20,000 grant

The University of Strathclyde Mediation Clinic has secured a grant worth over £20,000 from SafeDeposits Scotland Trust.

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Posted Dec. 18, 2017

Albany Law launches online LLM in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Law

Albany Law School in New York is launching a brand new online LLM in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Law in January 2018.

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Posted Nov. 27, 2017

CEPMLP has £1,000 essay competition for oil and gas law students

The Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) at the University of Dundee is running its annual essay competition on oil and gas law – the Steve Weston Prize. This competition is administered by The Energy, Petroleum, Mineral and Natural Resources Law and Policy Education Trust, and honours the memory of Steve Weston, a leading practitioner of oil and gas law. It has a prize fund of up to £1,000.

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Posted Nov. 20, 2017

USD School of Law has the most beautiful campus in the United States

As well as having a fantastic reputation and a selection of great LLM programs on offer, the University of San Diego has been ranked as the most beautiful campus in the United States by the Princeton Review.

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Posted Nov. 15, 2017

We award our Global LLM Study Bursaries 2017

Every year we award x2 £500 Global LLM Study Bursaries to deserving Master of Laws students from anywhere in the world, and last month we selected our 2017 winners from 1000s of impressive applicants.

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Posted Nov. 14, 2017

Warwick Law LLM alumni win prestigious awards

The purpose of the Queen’s Young Leaders Programme – which was started in 2014 – is to discover, celebrate and support exceptional young people from across the Commonwealth who use their skills to transform lives. And despite only running for three years, Warwick Law School has already had two winners!

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Posted Nov. 3, 2017

Kent Law School professor is made Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences

A senior professor at Kent Law School – Professor Davina Cooper – has been made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

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Posted Nov. 3, 2017

University of Buffalo launches new LLM in Environmental Law

The School of Law at the University of Buffalo has launched a new LLM in Environmental Law designed to prepare global, environmental law leaders.

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Posted Oct. 30, 2017

Great scholarship opportunities available at CEPMLP

CEPMLP at the University of Dundee has some excellent funding opportunities for postgraduate students – but you better hurry up as the application deadlines are rapidly approaching.

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Posted Oct. 18, 2017

Applications still open for GW Law LLM starting spring 2018

GW Law in Washington DC is still accepting applications for students interested in starting its LLM program in spring 2018 – but interested parties need to hurry as the application deadline is Wednesday 1st November 2017.

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Posted Oct. 10, 2017

Case Western Reserve University inaugurates America's first LLM with China

Last month Case Western Reserve University Law inaugurated the United States’ first and only joint LLM degree program with China.

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Posted Oct. 10, 2017

Law at Queen Mary University of London highly ranked worldwide

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been ranked among the top 50 universities worldwide for Law in the recent Times Higher Education (THE) subject rankings 2018. This is the first time that THE has published a subject ranking for Law, and in these rankings QMUL was ranked 37th in the world and 7th in the UK.

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Posted Oct. 3, 2017

CEPMLP appoints new Project Manager for Extractives Hub project

Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), University of Dundee, appoints a Project Manager for Extractives Hub project–Rose Yuan Wang.

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Posted Sept. 18, 2017

Warwick Law School launches new LLM in International Commercial Law

Warwick Law School has launched a new LLM in International Commercial Law for this academic year.

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Posted Sept. 10, 2017

Strathclyde Law School appoints new Honorary Professor

Dr Lorenzo Cotula has been appointed Honorary Professor at Strathclyde Law School.

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Posted Sept. 7, 2017

GW Law Associate Dean is elected NBA Vice President

Associate Dean for Trial Advocacy – Alfreda Robinson –is the National Bar Association (NBA) Vice President for Regions and Affiliates.

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Posted Sept. 1, 2017

CEPMLP enters into partnership with the International Energy Forum

The Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) at Dundee University is delighted to announce that it has signed a 12-month agreement with the International Energy Forum (IEF).

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Posted Aug. 30, 2017

NYC’s Albany Law School announces 90% employment rate

Albany Law School in New York is delighted to announce that 90% of the class of 2016 has secured employment, with 52% at law firms, 28% government, 9% public interest, 11% business and industry.

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Posted Aug. 21, 2017

UConn School of Law climbs in latest US law school rankings

UConn School of Law has moved up by 11 points in the recently released US News & World Report 2018 list of Best Law Schools, and is now proud to be ranked in 54th place.

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Posted Aug. 1, 2017

LLM professor at Strathclyde Law School helps secure UN consultancy

The Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law & Governance (SCELG) has been awarded a new consultancy from the Secretariat of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). This consultancy is to support the integrated implementation of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety at the national level.

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Posted July 27, 2017

QMUL LLM applications deadline extended to 3 September 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has recently launched a number of new specialist LLM modules – and as a result of this it has extended its application deadline for September 2017 entry to Sunday 3rd September.

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Posted July 20, 2017

Emory Law launches online LLM program

Emory Law in Atlanta, Georgia, is now offering its Master of Laws program as an online course.

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Posted July 10, 2017

Georgia State University launches new LLM in Health Law

The College of Law at Georgia State University has launched an LLM with a Concentration in Health Law.

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Posted July 3, 2017

Miami Law JD/LLM Tax student prepares to practice in US as well as Caracas

Leopoldo Escobar – a JD/LLM in Taxation student from Miami Law – is a Venezuelan-born lawyer and head of the international tax practice at Norton Rose Fulbright, which used to be the second largest law firm in Caracas, Venezuela. He already has two LLMs, one in international taxation from Leiden University in the Netherlands, and another from the Universidad Central de Venezuela, he then decided to study a third at Miami Law.

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Posted June 28, 2017

Applications still open for LLM International Financial Law at Nottingham Law School

Nottingham Law School at Nottingham Trent University has launched a new LLM in International Financial Law, and the good news is that there are still a few places left for the September 2017 start date!

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Posted June 20, 2017

Warwick Law School has fully funded PhD scholarships up for grabs

Warwick Law School has two PhD scholarships available for students wishing to research in the areas of contract, trusts or property starting in 2017.

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Posted June 19, 2017

Fordham Law launches Legal English Institute

This coming August, Fordham Law in New York, will welcome its first group of students to study at the School’s Legal English Institute.

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Posted June 16, 2017

Institute for Law and Finance LLM application deadlines approaching

Application deadlines are approaching for those interested in studying the LLM in Finance at the Institute for Law and Finance at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main.

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Posted June 12, 2017

University of Reading teams up with the University of Law

From September 2017 the University of Law is going to offer a Legal Practice Course to students at the University of Reading’s London Road campus. It is also planning to provide the Graduate Diploma in Law for non-law graduates at the University of Reading.

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Posted June 7, 2017

Networking plays a key role for LLM students at Miami Law

LLM students at Miami Law have access to over 150 multinational companies with headquarters in South Florida – which is great for their future career prospects.

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Posted June 5, 2017

Strathclyde Law student awarded scholarship to study LLM in New York

A fourth year LLB (Hons) law student at Strathclyde Law School has been awarded a scholarship to study his Master of Laws program in New York. Thomas Jordan has been accepted onto the LLM St John’s University School of Law in New York where he has also been awarded a $20,000 scholarship by St John’s to support his studies based on his existing work in law.

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Posted May 26, 2017

McGeorge Law offers some of the best LLMs according to prestigious magazine

The McGeorge School of Law was again included among the Best LLM programs in International Jurist magazine in May 2017.

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Posted May 22, 2017

Strathclyde Law School launches LLM in Law of the Sea, Sustainable Development & International Law

Strathclyde Law School has launched a new LLM in Law of the Sea, Sustainable Development and International Law.

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Posted May 22, 2017

CEPMLP has Energy Industry Scholarship for its LLM in Mineral Law and Policy

The Centre for Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) at the University of Dundee is offering a fully funded postgraduate scholarship for its LLM in Mineral Law and Policy in partnership with the energy industry. To be eligible for the Energy Industry Scholarship applicants must be Somali or of Somali origin (if living in diaspora).

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Posted May 17, 2017

University of Exeter launches two new LLM pathways

The School of Law at the University of Exeter has launched two brand new pathways for its Master of Laws program – these are an LLM in Insurance Law and an LLM in International Law, Conflict and Security.

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Posted May 15, 2017

University at Buffalo School of Law launches Cross Border LLM

The School of Law at the University at Buffalo has launched an innovative LLM program in Cross Border Legal Studies.

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Posted May 3, 2017

Kent Law School professor appointed as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Sally Sheldon from Kent Law School has been made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

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Posted May 2, 2017

Great postgrad funding opportunities on offer at CEPMLP

CEPMLP (the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy) at the University of Dundee is offering a selection of great funding opportunities for postgraduate students.

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Posted April 24, 2017

BPP University Law School launches two LLM programs for solicitors and barristers

BPP University Law School is launching two new LLM programs specifically for solicitors and barristers. The LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors) and LLM Legal Practice (Barristers) will welcome its first intakes in September 2017. There will also be a second intake for the full-time LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors) program in January 2018.

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Posted April 18, 2017

Miami Law LLM student is cross-border taxation expert

A student on Miami Law’s LLM in Taxation of Cross-Border Investment - José Rubens Scharlack – is becoming an expert in his field!

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Posted April 4, 2017

University of Bristol launches LLM in Health, Law and Society

The University of Bristol has launched a brand new LLM in Health, Law and Society – this great new program marks an evolution in the field of Law and Health.

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Posted April 3, 2017

USC Gould creates business law infographic

Do you want to know the differences of legal business forms in the United States? Well if the answer is yes you should check out the great new infographic from the University of Southern California.

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Posted April 3, 2017

Suffolk University Law School highly ranked by US News

Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts has been ranked among the top law schools in the United States, according to US News & World Report’s 2018 “Best Law Schools” rankings.

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Posted March 20, 2017

Kent Law School has funding for students from Kenya, Nigeria & Thailand

Kent Law School at the University of Kent has established a major fund to support LLM students who are from or who have studied in Kenya, Nigeria or Thailand.

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Posted March 20, 2017

CEPMLP alumnus appointed Ghanaian Minister Designate for Lands & Natural Resources

The President of Ghana, Nana Akuffo Addo, has given John-Peter Amewu – a former student at CEPMLP (Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy) at the University of Dundee – the role of Minister Designate for Lands and Natural Resources in Ghana.

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Posted March 13, 2017

Leiden Law School launches intensive Law & Finance Advanced Masters

Leiden Law School in the Netherlands has launched an intensive one-year Advanced Masters program on Law & Finance. This postgraduate course is designed to provide students with skills in this international and multidisciplinary area.

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Posted March 9, 2017

USC Gould highlights the history and future of white collar crime

Are you interested in white collar crime? It’s fair to say that this area of crime is as old as business, and many a business and businessman has been swindled out of vast sums of money over the years. As the world grows more sophisticated, so too do the criminals’ ways to steal money, as scammers come up with innovative new ways to steal, including insider trading, kickbacks and money laundering.

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Posted March 7, 2017

Miami Law’s Intensive Legal English Program helps students succeed in LLM

Miami Law has launched a new LLM with Intensive Legal English Program to help international student with their legal studies. During the first semester of this course, students focus on achieving the English language and communication skills necessary to be successful in the LLM program.

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Posted March 2, 2017

Exeter Law School academic publishes global authoritative work on cyber behaviour

An expert from the University of Exeter has published the first comprehensive legal guide for cyber behaviour. This guide – called Tallinn Manual 2.0 – covers the legal rules concerning behaviour in cyber space and will be used by governments all over the world.

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Posted March 1, 2017

Warwick Law School is offering four full tuition fee scholarships

Warwick Law School is offering four full tuition fee scholarships for its postgraduate taught programs and these are open to all LLM applicants from anywhere in the world.

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Posted March 1, 2017

Strathclyde Law School to host International Law Student Mediation Tournament

Strathclyde Law School is hosting the 16th annual INADR International Law Student Mediation Tournament from the 5-8 April 2017.

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Posted Feb. 21, 2017

Kent Law School has LLM scholarships available for overseas & home/EU students

Applications are now open for taught masters scholarships covering the full cost of tuition fees for the LLM program at Kent Law School for students starting this September 2017.

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Posted Feb. 7, 2017

Ohio State Moritz College of Law has two summer programs

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law is offering two summer programs designed to provide individuals who have studied, or are currently studying, law outside of the US with a broad exposure to major concepts in US law and American legal training.

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Posted Feb. 3, 2017

CEPMLP welcomes Energy Industry Scholarship Winner to LLM program

The Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) at the University of Derby has welcomed the Energy Industry Scholarship Winner, Mohamed Fatih Ali Sheikh, to start his LLM in Mineral Law and Policy.

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Posted Feb. 1, 2017

Master of Laws programs at Miami Law help students achieve their dreams

The unique Master of Laws programs at Miami Law are increasingly helping students to achieve their dreams.

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Posted Jan. 24, 2017

Florida Coastal School of Law to host online legal Speaker Series

Florida Coastal School of Law (FCSL) is holding a series of live webinars about various legal topics as part of its Online LLM Programs Spring 2017 Speaker Series.

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Posted Jan. 18, 2017

Kent Law Clinic to educate local community about family court proceedings

Kent Law Clinic at the University of Kent is going to be educating the local community about family court proceedings at a new event later this month in the courtroom of Kent Law Clinic’s Wigoder Law Building.

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Posted Jan. 13, 2017

Student gets scholarship for LLM in International Arbitration at Miami Law

German student Luca Thönes has been awarded Miami Law’s first-ever International Arbitration LLM E-Fellows Scholarship, which provides a half-tuition award to a participant of the E-fellows LLM Day in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Posted Jan. 4, 2017

Fletcher Tufts and the University of St Gallen launch a dual law program

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in the United States has launched a new international law dual degree with the University of St Gallen in Switzerland.

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Posted Jan. 2, 2017

University of Ghent launches LLM Scholarship Fund

The University of Ghent in Belgium has launched an LLM Scholarship Fund for 2017. This LLM Scholarship Fund has been created to help talented and motivated applicants who cannot afford to cover the costs of their Master of Laws studies.

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