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    Hello!

    I have completed the GDL from BPP, and completed an additional 60 credits to obtain the Graduate LLB from BPP.

    I'm curious as to what I'd need to do now if I wanted to do the NY Bar exam. I'm quite sure the GDL and Graduate LLB (less than three years) are not sufficient.

    Would completing an LLM from an ABA-approved U.S. university be enough?

    I've looked at the NY Bar Exam website for foreign legal education http://www.nybarexam.org/Foreign/For...lEducation.htm and was thinking about completing the online foreign evaluation to be sure, but I'm not sure if the rules 520.6(b)(1) or (2) apply to me, or what all of the requested documents are (only the transcript and degree certificate are clear to me).

    I'd be grateful if anyone is able to clarify this information for me!

    Many thanks
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    Hello!

    I have completed the GDL from BPP, and completed an additional 60 credits to obtain the Graduate LLB from BPP.

    I'm curious as to what I'd need to do now if I wanted to do the NY Bar exam. I'm quite sure the GDL and Graduate LLB (less than three years) are not sufficient.

    Would completing an LLM from an ABA-approved U.S. university be enough?

    I've looked at the NY Bar Exam website for foreign legal education http://www.nybarexam.org/Foreign/For...lEducation.htm and was thinking about completing the online foreign evaluation to be sure, but I'm not sure if the rules 520.6(b)(1) or (2) apply to me, or what all of the requested documents are (only the transcript and degree certificate is clear to me).

    I'd be grateful if anyone is able to clarify this information for me!

    Many thanks
    Contact them, but I would expect it to be insufficient as well. Its not a real LLB just a marketing exercise. I would put money on the fact is it will not be acceptable and would be refused (as it should be). The last time I looked it was a full three year law degree.
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    Pretty sure you will need a three year law degree to take the NYB.

    I don’t think the LLM will be sufficient, as that will only be 2 year when combined with your GDL.

    If you are looking to work in the US you will really need a JD and the right to work in the US, as well as passing the bar exam.
 
 
 
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