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What is the full form of LLM

LLM: Legum Magister (Latin)/ Master of Law

LLM stands for Legum Magister. It is a Latin term which specifies the master degree of Law. Most commonly LLM is known as Master of Law.

Most of the people are confused to see double L (LL) in LLM. They think that both of the L specifies different thing, but in Latin plural form of the word is abbreviated by repeating the letter. Here, ?LL? specifies Legum which is the possessive plural form of Latin word Lex, wheich means "specific laws". LLM is an internationally recognized post graduate degree in the field of Law. It is offered in most of the countries in the world.

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The minimum criteria to get admission in LLM are that, the candidate must have completed the bachelor degree in law. i.e. LL.B.

Fields of Specialization

  • Insurance
  • Human Rights
  • Environmental Issues
  • Bankruptcy
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Commercial and Corporate
  • Property law and many more

Targeted Candidates

Candidates who mainly opt for LLM degree are:

  • Law professionals
  • Human Right Activists
  • Law professors
  • Lawyers
  • Doctoral students
  • Business men and women etc.
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