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The International LLM Class of 2022

We welcomed a group of 63 students from 33 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 also welcomed twelve visiting scholars from six countries in fall 2021. 

Home Countries: LLM Class of 2022

Belgium Brazil
Chile China
Colombia Ecuador
France Germany
Hong Kong Israel
Italy Japan
Jordan Kazakhstan
Kenya Lebanon
Malaysia Mexico
Nepal New Zealand
Nicaragua Panama
Philippines Poland
Russian Fed Saudi Arabia
South Africa South Korea
Switzerland Taiwan
Thailand Turkey

Home Countries: SJD Program

Argentina Brazil
Chile India
Israel  Vietnam

Overseas Exchange Countries 2021-2022

We plan to welcome ten incoming exchange students from Belgium, China, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, and Spain. Two Duke students will participate in the Exchange program in fall 2021, one student will go to SciencePo in France and the other student will study at Peking University in China. 

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 34 countries, the diversity of the class of 2019 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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