Deciding Between the NGO and the Fat Pay Check

On one hand, everyone keeps bragging about India being the youngest nation in the world and how the youth-power can help change the destiny of the country but on the other hand, when someone is genuinely trying to make a difference, he/she has to meet with such brutal words?

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Raghavendra Patnaik: As a sports lawyer the first challenge is to justify your existence

Patnaik’s tryst with sports law began in the 5th year of his law school. Today it has grown into a long standing relationship and yes, of course, a full fledged career. Aspiring sports lawyers will surely enjoy his ‘straight from the heart’ responses to our questionnaire.

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Gautam John: A ‘Recovering Lawyer’, A Creative Commons Superhero

Gautam John is full of hope for law students turning entrepreneurs. He cites the exmaple of his own batch (NLSIU batch of 2002) which produced: Sachin Malhan, Nikhil Chandra and of course, him.

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Things Beyond the Law Firm Job: By Shamnad Basheer

It pains me to see so many of our students devastated during the campus recruitment phase when they fail to land jobs with prestigious firms. And the one question I always ask is: are you sure this is what you want to do? Or are you merely following in the illustrious footsteps of your seniors? Surely, there are a million different ways of putting legal skills to use? Thinking “out of the box” and doing something different than being a mere cog in the wheel of corporate transactional lawyering is certainly more appealing?

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