Internship Experience @ SRS Associates and Advocates, Chennai: Polite and Humble People, Lots to Learn

Your Name, College, Year of Study

Ashwini Chandrasekaran, KIIT School of Law, 4th year

Name of Organisation, Location city, Team Strength

SRS Associates and Advocates, Chennai , 3 partners mainly and 20 plus advocates.

Application Process with contact details

Send your CV with a cover letter and the dates you prefer for your internship to [email protected]

They will contact you via mail and arrange for a meeting.

Basically it will stated in the mail an interview but they will call you to just know a little detail.

Once u get a call for the meeting, you;’re selected.

Duration of internship and timings

(MAY – JUNE ’14 ) 1 month, morning 9 to evening 6.

First impression, first day formalities, infrastructure

They asked me to be there at around 9.30 AM. I was there on time but the sir who had called came around 11.30.

They have two offices, small but spacious enough to work and also enough systems to work on.

They have a good library to carry out the research work that’s given.

Main tasks

Research Work

Vetting documents

Drafting Pleadings and counters

Court visits

Work environment and people

The work environment that I saw in SRS is by far the best. The Partner’s greet everyone in the office everyday in the morning and also before leaving would go personally to everyone to end the day.

A knowledgeable team of polite and humble people .

Whatever work i given, people will guide you how to go about it and give enough time to complete it. The staff members were also very helpful and humble and the best part was that they were treated just like other people in the office.

Its just like a family working together.

Best things

THE TEA 😀

Whatever work they give, they’ll give ample time to complete and also provide all the help.

You get to see senior advocates arguing.

Sit in client meetings and feel like a part of the firm.

Learn a lot of things. As far as I am considered, I learnt a great deal of work, mainly drafting.

Bad things

At times there is no work and you have to sit idle in the office for hours.

Stipend

NO STIPEND

Biggest Lessons

No work is small and words play a great role in drafting, how to put forth arguments and how exactly should one proceed with a case at hand.

Any Other Thing

You might be the one to get to the office and might have to wait for the door to be opened.

Once you get in, its just like your own workplace.

 

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