Internship @ Chambers of Meera Bhatia, Advocate, Delhi : Good Learning Experience

Name of the organisation. City. Office Address. How was the office? Team strength.

Chambers of Ms. Meera Bhatia, Senior Counsel for Union Of India and Standing Counsel for Govt Of Haryana in Supreme Court.

I interned in her chamber.It is a full chamber in Delhi High Court with two divisions.

One for Lawyers and other for staff.

The other office is in Kalkaji. Interns do not have to necessarily go there. Chamber is stacked with books and office equipment.

Duration of internship

1st May-31st May 2013

Application procedure? Internship Contact Details

Email your CV at [email protected]

Duration in weeks. Days of work per week. Timings.

6 Days a week and Timings were 9:45 a.m -7 p.m.

First impression, first day, formalities

It was great. I got my pass made to enter Supreme Court and High Court and also attended courts with a day pass.

Main tasks

She deals in both criminal and civil matters and has lots of interesting cases.

My main task included preparing and studying cases for the next day, attending the court proceedings in both HC and SC, drafting letters and emails, replying and calling officers and clients to attend their cases, researching on cases,finding judgement and jotting down points of law and arguments.

I even attended the mediation proceedings.

Work environment, people

Happy and professional.

It was great to be in the chamber.

The best things AND the bad things

Best things-I attended seminars and helped in preparing talks on issues.It was a pleasure to hear arguments in court on cases which I had helped prepare.

There was direct interaction with seniors.This one to one relation i enjoyed the most.

Stipend/month

No

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  1. Anonymous says:

    I completely agree with the comment posted on 19th July 2014. In addition to all the points mentioned, the work environment is not at all friendly.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Please dont follow this. I suffered through the internship.
    the things she teach are:
    1. how to lock her door.
    2. make duplicate bills
    3. save money and use [] people’s resources.
    4. Never plead and still make decent money
    5. shout, get [] in court for small mistakes.

    IT IS NOT SUGGESTED TO INTERN []

  3. I am interning with Adv. Bhatia in May. I have never stayed in Delhi.
    Would love to have a chat with the author of this review about tips/cheats of interning there.
    I can be reached on the id mentioned above.

    Cheers

  4. Priyanka Madan says:

    Its a good time of the year for students of Delhi University to apply for internship. Also for other Delhi-based students of various law schools.

  5. What is her practicing Area.?Rather than criminal and civil

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