Overseas LL.M assistance program: IALM
Ranjan R., Advocate & Faculty, IALM
With the advent of globalization, the Indian Economy has developed rapidly in all spheres of economic activity.
One such area is the Education Sector where the student’s thoughts and approach have undergone a sea change.
Today students prefer to experience a cross–cultural and cross-national interface, and a global exposure.
In this aspect, going abroad for pursuing Masters has become a common trend.
Thanks to the robust development in Trade and Commerce, many Companies are engaged in a plethora of Cross-Border transactions which is an outcome of globalization.
Such an emergence of increased Cross border Transactions has created a huge demand and a vibrant market for highly qualified and specialized lawyers creating new jobs and exciting roles and opportunities in the Corporate sphere.
In order to efficiently tap the job market abroad and to make the best use of it, an LLM degree from abroad is imperative.
Upon successful completion of the LLM Programme students can choose to work in leading Multinational Companies (MNC) as a Senior Legal Associate and gradually attain the position of a Director, Legal and with a decade of experience one could reach a top level executive position in the Company being a board member or even a Regional General Counsel.
Alternatively, students can also get recruited in leading International Corporate Law Firms such as Linkaters, Herbert Smith, Allen & Overy LLP and many more, as a Legal Associate and with a decade of experience the same could attain the status of a Partner/ Equity Partner/ Managing Partner.
On the other hand they can return to India and get employed with the Fortune 500 Companies or Top Law Firms in India.
Finally depending on their individual interest one could also take the Bar Exam Abroad and become a Legal Practitioner.
Many countries, including United States, allow you to take Bar Exams after completing LL.M from that country, and an eligible lawyer can appear in the Court and argue matters.
So the door for Indian Lawyers is wide open to be successful in countries like United States, Canada, Singapore, etc.
Indian Academy of Law and Management (IALM) provides all the requisite counseling and assistance in relation to the LLM Program.
This Study Abroad is beneficial if you intend to
Seek a job abroad
Be eligible to take foreign Bar Exam to practice law abroad
Work with a Multinational Corporation
Work at a Foreign Law firm
Work at an Indian Law Firm (after returning to India)
Choose being an academician or professor in an International Law School
Work with international and foreign clientele
Earn a degree from international reputed law school
Required Eligibility & Resources Criteria
LL.B degree or practicing lawyer (with Bar Council License); or
Corporate Lawyers in Law Firms, In-house Counsels or Government Counsels; or
Final year law students of recognized college/ Institution; and
A LL.M abroad may costs anything between Rs. 5 lakhs to Rs. 55 lakhs, depending on the institution and country.
IALM Deepdive database assists you with Information on “Scholarships” and “Grants” availability ranging between 80 % to NIL.