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Tax. In the US, there is a demand for tax lawyers. If you have experience in the field and are keen on that specialisation, a tax llm (NYU/Georgetown) can get you some really good opportunities if you play your cards right.
Hey. One incredible way to move abroad is to practice stop asking dumb questions. Hope this helps. All the best.
Quantitatively, the most opportunities lie in financial law . However, if one gets the chance to settle abroad, I think tech and IP law is the best area qualitatively. In the West, unlike in India, you have the world's most advanced tech companies working on the latest gadgets and inventions. The West is always the first to witness a new scientific or technological regulation or court case. You also have the best IP-heavy companies in pharma, fashion, entertainment etc.
yes can someone plz shed some light on disputes and litigation in abroad.
Which practice area in a T1 corporate law firm should I opt for if I want to shift abroad in 2-3 years (either laterally or through an LLM)? Does Private Equity have good prospects of hiring? Or some other practice area? (Please don't suggest Capital Markets or Banking and Finance, I want something that isn't very monotonous)
Truck drivers in Canada earn more than lawyers do, so start driving an 18-wheeler.
No need for LLM for capital markets opportunities. Adequate PQE in a good Indian law firm is itself a good springboard for a job outside, especially in the UK these days.
True. I know a few people who practiced capital markets did an LLM then settled abroad.
Tax and IP is also one of them (I don't know anyone who did this and settled but have read some interviews of people who settled abroad with these areas)
Capital markets. Big time. Easiest transferability and maximum demand.
Capital markets. Singapore offices of US firms seem to be hiring Indian lawyers off late.
Apply for a Vac Scheme and get a TC. That allows you to try out 4 areas of law. Indian firms and UK firms have different work cultures so it would be good to get acquainted to working there itself.

Begin prepping now, and apply to the three Indian schemes open next year.
Currently I'm in my third year of law school, trying to figure out my interests. My primary aim has always been to work in an MC firm in the UK. Thus, I wanted to know which practice area of law is best suited to having a career abroad. I'm not talking about moving out as soon as I graduate, but laterally after getting few years of Indian law firm experience.
Would be really helpful if people could suggest areas of practice which best facilitate moving abroad. ( CM, B&F, etc.)