LL.B is an undergraduate degree in law, originating in England and offered in most common law countries like India. This is a first professional degree or a primary law degree for the students who want to pursue a career in the legal profession.
The “LL” is an abbreviation stands for plural legum (law). Creating a plural in Latin, they doubles the first letter. For example: pp for pages. So “LL” stands for plural legum or plural law.
Law is a very popular career choice in our country for a long time. It is also a very respected career choice. You must have a LLB degree to work as a lawyer. You can also choose other career options after LLB like corporate management, legal services and administrative services etc.
Note: United States does not offers LL.B. They provide professional doctorate J.D. which is a standardized degree in most states for the necessary bar exams before practice of law.
After completing Bachelor of Laws, you can opt for the following career:
- To practice as an advocate in the court of law.
- To work with corporate firms as a legal advisor.
- To work with Law firms (associate)
- To work as a solicitor general or public prosecutor or offers services to government agencies, Banks, Legal departments
- Judicial exams
- Business and commercial law
LL.B degree makes you a law graduate who is able to do practice in any in court of law. You can opt for an LLM (Master of Laws) to earn a master degree.