New UCL LLM Scholarships

The University College London (UCL), Faculty of Laws has recently announced a number of new scholarships for prospective LLM (Master of Laws) students. More than than ten of these new LLM Scholarships will be available for the 2019-2020 academic year. From the UCL Laws announcement: The scholarships will fall into three categories: UCL Laws – Dean’s Scholarships: at least 6 awards which are designed to make our LLM accessible to UK-domiciled students…read more →

Queen Mary Extends LLM Application Deadline

Good news for all those last minute applicants that are interested in pursuing their LL.M. studies in London. Queen Mary, University of London School of Law reports that they have extended their LL.M. application deadline: Application Deadline Due to the addition of new LLM programmes and modules we are able to extend the closing date until Friday 28 August 2015. You should ONLY apply at this late stage if you can submit…read more →

UCL LLM Newsletter

The first edition of UCL’s LLM Offer Holders’ Newsletter is out. This edition features tips on living in London and includes advice on how to find student accommodation, how to open a UK student bank account, travel tips, applying for a student visa, and scholarship and funding information. While the information is geared toward those who have been admitted to UCL’s LL.M. Programme, this newsletter and future editions contain helpful information…read more →

Queen Mary’s New International Shipping Law LLM

We have previously reported on Queen Mary University of London School of Law’s LL.M. program in Paris. Now, following on the heals of the success of the Paris program as well as its strengths in commercial law generally, Queen Mary’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies is launching another innovative LL.M. specialty program. Starting in September 2015, those intending to focus their LL.M. studies on a specific area of international commercial…read more →

Times Good University Guide 2015 Law Rankings

The Times and The Sunday Times have recently published their Good University Guide 2015, which includes U.K. university and subject league tables (rankings). As in last year’s Good University Guide’s edition, Cambridge is still on top of the ranking, securing once again the #1 spot. Oxford and Durham are ranked at #2  and #3, respectively, while Nottingham and LSE are tied for fourth place. Among last year’s big movers were Queen’s, Belfast and…read more →

King’s College London’s LLM in Transnational Law

There are many positive developments of late at King’s College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law. Last year, the law school appointed prominent former Berkeley law professor David Caron as their new Dean. More recently, King’s College London announced the arrival of two new lateral faculty hires, Professor John Tasioulas (from University College London/UCL) and Professor Peer Zumbansen (from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in Toronto)….read more →

Complete University Guide 2015 – UK Law School Ranking

Update: The 2016 League Table for Law has been released. The Complete University Guide’s 2015 League Tables (Rankings) for law schools in the UK have been released. This ranking’s methodology is based on a mix of entry standards, student satisfaction, faculty research output, and graduate prospects. While not specifically an LL.M. ranking, of course, the Complete University Guide is among the most trusted university and law school rankings for higher education institutions…read more →

UK Law Schools Don’t Accept TOEFL

Have you applied or do you plan to apply for an LL.M. program in the U.K.? If so, vital information regarding English language requirements has been made public. The background is that the U.K. Government is concered with alleged fraud in TOEFL and TOEIC exam testing. Both tests are administered by ETS, which, as a consequence, is currently not in possession of a valid licence for English language tests for the…read more →

Times Good University Guide Law Rankings 2014

Update: The Times Good University Guide 2015 Law Rankings have been released. The Times and The Sunday Times have recently published their Good University Guide 2014, which includes U.K. university and subject league tables (rankings). As compared to the Good University Guide’s 2013 edition, Cambridge has moved up one spot to secure the #1 spot, while LSE and Oxford are now ranked at #2  and #3, respectively. Among the big movers…read more →

Queen Mary’s New LLM in Paris Programme

This post comes to us from Sam Webb, Programme Administrator LLM Paris at Queen Mary, University of London Queen Mary, University of London Launches New LLM in Paris Programme Developed by the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), part of the School of Law at Queen Mary, the Paris LLM programme builds upon the success and reputation of the existing London based LLM. In bringing the expertise of Queen Mary’s…read more →

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