Internship Experience @ DSK Legal, Delhi: Interesting Work, Friendly People

Name

Anonymous

Name of Organisation, Location, Team Strength

DSK Legal, Delhi Office

3 Partners, Sizeable number of Associates divided into Corporate, Competition and Litigation Teams

Application Process

You may send a mail to [email protected] with a cover letter and your CV.

They are quite prompt and you may get a reply within 2-3 days.

Duration of internship and timings

My Internship was from 25th  December to 24th  January, 2016, (4 weeks).

A normal day begins around 9:30 am and for interns, ends by 6:30 pm.

First impression, First day formalities, Infrastructure

It was a mesmerizing feeling to work at such an esteemed and fast growing firm.

The whole set up of the firm is magnificent and also work oriented.

The firm makes you sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) to protect the privacy of Information.

The best thing to do is to take initiative, volunteer and ask for work.

Main tasks

The work is extremely fulfilling and and a good effort is appreciated by the concerned taskmaster.

You may even be asked to deal with a client first hand and escort that person through the required legal minefields, procedures and formalities and advise accordingly.

Sometimes you may also be tasked with espionage to government offices for research purposes.

Mainly assisted in doing legal research as well as formulating certain legal documents.

Work Environment, People

This was one of the best places that I have ever worked at.

The associates, managers and the partners are very friendly and always give certain tips by which the work allotted is done quickly and with the least efforts.

Best things 

Interesting work.

Gain in depth knowledge of various aspects of law.

Friendly people.

Bad things

No stipend policy is kind of a turn off because I was given quite a bit of work.

The pricey Cafeteria is a definite low with few other options.

Stipend

No stipend is paid to the interns, however all pre-approved expenses such as travel, food and others are reimbursed.

Biggest Lessons

Be on time always.

This entry has been submitted for the LexisNexis-Lawctopus Internship Experience Writing Competition 2015-2016. iPleaders is the learning partner for this competition.

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