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U.S. Bar Exam Foreign Eligibility
New York Bar Exam eligibility In general, foreign-trained attorneys with a 3 year on-campus undergraduate law degree from most common law countries will be eligible to pass the foreign evaluation and take the bar examination in New York without completing additional coursework at a U.S. law school. Applicants from English Common Law jurisdictions who followed [...]
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HONG KONG LEGAL LANDSCAPE: DO’S AND DON’TS FOR STUDENTS THAT FAIL TO ENTER PCLL OR FAIL TO OBTAIN A TRAINING CONTRACT The PCLL has taken an increasingly robust approach to admit students locally and from abroad. Students often mistakenly assume that they will get into PCLL, and as a result, do not start preparing at [...]
Errol explains the substantial change in global markets investment banking legal work from transaction execution to regulatory advisory and how his legal qualifications helped his career progress.
Q: How is your US legal qualification relevant to your role as Head of Compliance and Legal Counsel at Noble Group? A: Being qualified in multiple jurisdictions has definitely given me an edge in handling cross-border work and the growing amount of compliance, anti-bribery to KYC, from AML to sanction procedures as well as leading [...]
How to Break Into the US Big Law Market as a Foreign Law Student?
1. Why did you choose to do a US LLM? Foundations of Common Law (I-IV) at the Tsinghua University School of Law first introduced to me the methodology of common law legal system education. While practicing in China, I started noticing traces of legal documents originating from the US or US firms in the Chinese [...]