Published March 2013
Whether or not to pursue a master in law is a big decision for any lawyer, and indeed their law firms. In our regular surveys on post-graduate studies we identify the most popular universities at home and abroad, and unpick the factors influencing lawyers’ choices, from financing to career prospects.
Latin Lawyer’s inaugural LLM Survey explores where Latin American business lawyers go for an LLM abroad and why. Marieke Breijer reports on the findings of an extensive survey to establish a list of the law schools most attended by Latin Americans between 2007 and 2012. In the second part, we profile these law schools and highlight alumni experiences. In the third part, we discuss law firms’ perspectives on associates going abroad, while also highlighting the considerations that both law firms and lawyers make
Latin American lawyers from all over the region sent us rave reviews of their time spent abroad pursuing their LLM degree, and it is no wonder many associates would like to experience the same. Marieke Breijer speaks to partners across the region about firm and personal considerations that lawyers should address in deciding whether and where to go
Here, we offer a snapshot of the 16 law schools most attended by Latin American lawyers, according to our survey