6th LLM Roadshow: "Attending an LLM abroad: a key for your future”

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Paris Event - Attending An LL.M Abroad

Created by Grande Ecole du Droit Paris South University and EY Société d’Avocats, in association with FindyourLL.M website a Carrieres Juridiques subsidiary

Limited seats, mandatory registration for students using the following link:  https://emeia.ey-vx.com/700/28432/landing-pages/inscription(2).asp



Date: Friday September 22, 2017



2.30 pm: Welcome coffee and registration


3:00 pm: Welcome address 

  • Background and conference objectives – Stephane Baller – Partner EY Société d’Avocats - Adjunct Professor at Paris Sorbonne Assas - School of Economy
  • Why a LL.M embedded for Grande Ecole du Droit students? – Véronique Magnier – Georgetown adjunct professor – Dean Grande Ecole du Droit
  • Next step: start your LL.M. journey with Findyour LL.M – Greg Miot Head of Operations



3:15 pm: Transition to welcome panelists: round table introduction 


3:20 pm: Round Table 1

"Why apply for an LL.M? How to apply? US or EU label? What are they differentiator factors? … How to build your personal ranking sheet?"


The supply: Following a 5 minute presentation of each program the discussion - facilitated by Veronique Magnier French leading academic, by Greg Miot – LL.M. market specialist – will offer a SWOT analysis of each Law School with a balance between advantages and risks. The objective is to help students to adapt their choice with their own capacities, including elements of self-evaluation to guarantee a successful investment. 


  • Georgetown University – Washington DC - Caryn Voland, Assistant Dean, Graduate Programs – Dorothy M. Mayer , Retired Assistant Dean, Graduate Programs
  • Queen Mary University of London - Dr Maxi Scherer, Chair in International Arbitration, Dispute Resolution and Energy Law , Director Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) Paris
  • University of Chicago Kent College of Law – Sylvan Naillat, attorney at law NomoS law firm, Alumni 2013 LLM International and Comparative law
  • Cardozo School of Law – Val Myteberi Assistant Dean Graduate & International Programs
  • Tilburg University – Prof. Dr Eric C.C.M. Kemmeren Fiscal Institute Tilburg


4:10 pm: Q & A


4:30 pm: Transition to welcome panelists: round table introduction 


4:40 pm: Round Table 2

"Real life in LL.M! How to benefit from the LL.M. break: opportunities reward and risks"


The demand: legal practitioner, young talent and students point of view facilitated by Lara Garrido Alumni Grande Ecole du Droit, LLM University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, Greg Miot– Findyour LL.M. Head of Operations to help student to consider key decision points for a go/no go analysis and today LL.M heritage.


  • Gaelle Benoist – LLM IP Hong Kong State University - Grande Ecole du Droit – Master 2 eCommerce and digital economy – Sorbonne University
  • Mai Le Van – LLM Georgetown University - Grande Ecole du Droit – Master 2 Tax 221 – Dauphine University
  • Clemence Lamy – LLM at UCL University – Grande Ecole du Droit – Master 2BTFML  Paris South University 
  • Caroline Franquet – LLM at Leiden University – Grande Ecole du Droit – Master 2BTFML  Paris South University  - legal counsel Oracle
  • Sandra Isabet – LLM Tax Uppsala University – Master 1 Tax  Créteil University – VAT Trainee EY Switzerland
  • Charlotte  Leroy - LLM  International and Comparative law Chicago Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology – attorney at law Agoguet Law Office
  • Quentin Muron - LLM in International Business Law LSE – Master 2 BTFML Paris South University – associate Dechert LLP


5:20 pm: Q & A


5:30 pm: How to make it happen: 10 key recommendations and tips from the “LLM admission Practical Guide” 3th edition published by Grande Ecole du Droit students since 2014


5:45 pm: Conclusion

Professional project induction and LL.M. added value for employers ? with Pascale Lagesse – Partner – Head of Employment Law practice - Bredin Prat member of Best Friends and Stephane Baller - Partner – Development Education & Talent sourcing - EY Société d’Avocats


6:00 pm: Q& A


6:10 pm: Soft drinks cocktail and networking


7:30 pm: End of 6th LLM Roadshow and panelists informal diner