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The International LLM Class of 2023

We welcomed a group of 88 students from 37 countries and territories. The majority of students have professional experience in legal settings; many have worked as associates at large law firms, in-house counsel at companies, judges, prosecutors, government officials, and academics. Duke Law will also welcome seventeen visiting scholars from nine countries in fall 2022. 

Home Countries: LLM Class of 2023

Afghanistan Albania
Argentina Azerbaijan
Bangladesh Belarus
Belgium Brazil
Canada Chile
China Colombia 
Costa Rica  France
Germany  India
Indonesia  Israel
Italy Japan
Kazakhstan Kosovo
Kuwait Lebanon
Luxembourg Malaysia
Mexico Netherlands 
Nigeria Pakistan
Peru Philippines
Saudi Arabia South Korea
Taiwan Turkey 



Home Countries: SJD Program

Argentina Brazil
China India

Overseas Exchange Countries 2022-2023

We plan to welcome 16 incoming exchange students from Belgium, Brazil, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Japan, and Mexico. Seven Duke students will participate in the Exchange program in fall 2022, visiting law schools in Israel, Belgium, China, Singapore, France and Germany. 

Lin Chua ’00
Lin Chua

Lin Chua LLM '00 is co-founder, COO, and Head of Capital Markets at InterNex Capital, a digital lender providing innovative, efficient, and flexible working capital financing to small and medium sized businesses. She speaks five languages and has lived in all corners of the globe. Born in Singapore, Chua moved to Sydney, Australia, for her double degree in commerce and law at the University of Sydney. She practiced as a tax attorney before relocating to Duke for her LLM and later joined Simpson Thacher in New York as a corporate attorney in leveraged finance and mergers and acquisitions. She also lived in the Netherlands for several years, specializing in pan-European and cross-border finance transactions before moving back to New York as managing director with GE Capital. There she managed a global team of lawyers covering GE Capital’s Working Capital Solutions business in the Americas and Asia and helped to lead GE Capital’s Asian Women Initiative. Chua also serves on Duke Law School’s Law Alumni Association and International Advisory Board.




Networking Opportunities

Duke Law School's LLM, SJD, and Overseas Exchange programs attract top lawyers and students from around the world. Representing 35 countries, the diversity of the class of 2023 reflects the respect the International Studies Program and Duke Law School enjoy internationally. We strive to connect every admitted student with current students and alumni. 

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