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How Valuable is an LLM in Increasing Marketability?

ByLaw.net, from Office Managing Director
How valuable is earning an LL.M. in a particular field (such as International Business and Trade law, or Intellectual Property law just to cite two examples) in improving an entry level lawyer's marketability?
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