Internship Experience @ L-league, New Delhi: Relaxed and Comfortable Work Environment

Your Name, College, Year of Study, Email ID

Anonymous

Name of Organisation, Location city, Team Strength

L-league, office at South Extension-I, New Delhi, it was a small firm comprising of 4 senior advocates

Application Process

One can obtain an internship only through personal contacts. No procedure for applying for internship otherwise.

Duration of internship and timings

8th June, 2015 – 10th July, 2015

First impression, first day formalities, infrastructure

Had a positive impression on the first day. All the lawyers were very helpful and were responsive to your queries. My work on the first day was just reading some case files. The firm was adequately furnished and was spread over a small room. There was a personal library which anyone could access.

Main tasks

The main tasks were researching cases and making briefs on it, and doing basic clerical work liking taking dates for the next hearing.

Work environment and people

The work environment was pretty relaxed and comfortable. All the senior lawyers were close to each other and there was a great sense of camaraderie between them. All the senior lawyers and their associates were approachable and helpful.

Best things

The best hing about the internship was that due to frequent visits to the court for obtaining Passovers and dates, I got lot of chances to interact with the judge. Also got a chance to learn basic filing procedures.

Bad things

The clerical work given was very basic in nature. After completion of the clerical work given, which was done in a short time period, there wasn’t anything else to do. Also some of the junior associates made me uncomfortable with their discourteous behavior.

Stipend

No stipend

Biggest Lessons

The biggest lesson that I learned from this internship was that the way the law is practiced in courts is different from what we learn in college. The procedures of court are rigid, the court proceedings in actual are not so formal, as opposed to what mooting teaches us! There is a ton of paperwork and documentation involved which is highly important.

Any Other Thing

Since the office was located in South Extension-I, there was no dearth of hang out spots nearby.

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