Interview Alumni

Syed Akbar Hussain

LL.M. – Private Law

Degree obtained / Class of:

LL.M. – Private Law

Current position / Employer:

Partner at SZH Law

Why did you choose to study law?

My interest in law and the legacy of law in my family brought me to pursue a career in the legal profession.

Why did you choose to study at Koç University?

Koc University was introduced to me as the best University in Turkey so I applied there for my Masters and I was not disappointed.

What was your contact to other students like?

Amazing, the students from all over the world were friendly, welcoming and inclusive. I made some amazing friends in my time there.

Did you profit from Koç University network?

Not as yet since I have not been in touch with the network in Turkey after my return to Pakistan.

Do you still have contact to your study colleagues?

Yes, I in fact partenred and set up a law firm with one of my colleagues in class.

Where there any alumni reunions after you finished your LL.M? If yes, how did they look like?

Not that I am aware of.

How did attending Koç University change your career?

Following my LL.M., I became involved with some amazing work in Pakistan, culminating in me becoming a Legal Expert for the UN on gender and women rights.

Which was your favorite course / part of the program you attend?

I believe all of my courses were exceptional.

Why would you recommend Koç University‘s study program to future students?

Yes absolutely. It was the best experience of my life.