Internship Experience @ Standing Counsel Ashutosh Singh, Lucknow Bench, Allahabad High Court: Flexible Timings, Court Visits

Name, College, Year of Study

Ashutosh Pandey, Lloyd Law College- Greater Noida, 3rd Year Law Student

Name of Advocate, Contact Details

Standing Counsel Ashutosh Singh, Lucknow Bench, Allahabad High Court

AVADH BAR ASSOCIATION, Lawyers Chamber number 49, High Court, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Application Process

You need to send your areas of interest specifying your internship period along with your CV to [email protected]

Duration

4th May, 2015-4th June, 2015

I interned from 4th May to 4th of June,2015, the timings were flexible and was mostly 10.00 am to 4.00 pm and then his chamber from 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm which is voluntary.

First Day Impression

The office is a pro Advocate Chamber installed with all the Law Books and the Service Acts which are mainly in play in courts of UP.

Main Tasks

Main task was to accompany the Standing Counsel to hearings but Sir never minds you visiting the other Court rooms to hear different cases infact he used to tell me to visit some other court rooms where he thought that there was either an interesting case or an interesting lawyer .

He also supervised me in writing a Research paper tracing the 800 years History of Magna Carta.

Work Environment

Work environment is professional yet friendly.

He always used to give us case files for the day which we were to analyse and discuss with him later in his chambers which he used to appreciate and also helped us widen our views and legal angle towards various cases.

Good Things

I had the privilege to be present in the hearing of a case of MLA Disqualification of Uma Shanker Singh in course of which I met with Adv. Brijesh Shukla who was representing the Governor of UP and this is how we get to make contacts with other highly esteemed lawyers while interning in the Court.

I Saw how arguments took place in various Courts as the lawyers deal with a variety of cases and judges deal with a variety of Lawyers.

One of the best things is that I made friends with Students of Different college such as NUJS, RMLNLU & GLC MumbaiUMBAI who were interning in the High Court.

Stipend

Your Experience is your Stipend and no cash stipend is paid as such.

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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