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About the session

  • Madhav Shankar - He is a graduate of the class of 2018 from Tilburg University with a specialization in Law and Technology. After completing his LLM he worked in the Netherlands with Magister JFT as a member of the Privacy and Data Protection Workgroup, and thereafter as an M&A underwriter at Transact Risk Partners. Madhav is currently working as a lecturer at O.P. Jindal Global University. 
     

  • Satwik Singh - Satwik completed his undergraduate studies from NUJS, Kolkata in 2017, and is currently working as a Legal Counsel to ParkAid Corp, a Canada based startup and also counselling private clients on privacy and data protection issues. Satwik completed his LLM in Law and Technology from Tilburg University in 2021, with an intention to pivot into privacy and data protection advisory from his former background in arbitration.

What's covered in this session

  • Reasons for choosing Tilburg University

  • Choosing Europe over the US for an LLM

  • Law and tech in Netherlands and Germany

  • Stanford Law School vs. Tilburg for an LLM in tech law

  • How to shortlist universities

  • Writing the letter of motivation for Tilburg

  • Meeting the selection criteria

  • Bridging the gap for European law

  • Cost of studying at Tilburg University

  • Scholarships and financial aid

  • Loans offered by Dutch banks

  • What kind of grades are required by Tilburg? 

  • Can average grades be offset by co-curricular activities and work experience? 

  • Employment opportunities

  • Job prospects for LLM students

  • Working in academia after graduation

  • Advantages of interning during the LLM

  • Learn a third language for better job prospects

  • Work culture in the Netherlands

  • Finding jobs in other EU countries

  • Obtaining a residence permit in the Netherlands

  • Does an LLM help if you're working in India?