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About the session

Hosted by Farhan Shafi. Farhan is a common law (Pakistan) qualified lawyer currently undertaking an LL.M. at King's College London focusing on international arbitration. He is the President of the King's College London Postgraduate Law Society and has previously gained work experience with leading law firms in Pakistan, Oman and the United Arab Emirates. 

During law school, he remained an editorial team member of a leading legal publication and founded an access to justice initiative in Pakistan. He holds a LL.B., with honours from the University of London and is an alumnus of the Hague Academy of International Law.

What's covered in this session

  • Shortlisting universities 

  • LLM programs in international arbitration 

  • Deciding between US and Europe for an LLM in dispute resolution

  • Deciding between KCL and UCL

  • LSE v. QMUL v. UCL v. KCL for an arbitration LLM 

  • Geneva LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS)

  • Application requirements for KCL

  • Writing the personal statement for KCL 

  • CV building for an LLM at KCL 

  • Relevance of work experience 

  • Should you apply right out of law school? 

  • Grades needed for KCL 

  • Cost and scholarships 

  • Financial aid