Survey Form for ‘Law as a Career’ Book on TRANSITION from College to Work [URGENT]

This survey form intends to collect data, stories and inputs for the chapter on TRANSITION from COLLEGE to WORK for the book ‘Law as a Career’ written by our CEO, Tanuj Kalia and published by LexisNexis. All responses will be treated with full anonymity and confidentiality. However, we need your personal and contact details, so that we can contact you, if needed. Only graduates from law school who have worked for at least 1 year after graduating should fill the form. The form closes on Read more […]

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Misleading Article on WittyFeed.com, Sponsored by LST: Why Law is the Sexiest Profession’ [UPDATE] Corrections Made After Reported on Lawctopus

 

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Lawctopus Gets Featured in the India Today Magazine! January 2016, Aspire Supplement, Page 20. Yaba-daba-doo!

 

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Book Review by Nupur Walia: Law as a Career by Tanuj Kalia [LexisNexis]

 

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Litigation as a Career Option: The exciting and the boring parts, pros & cons and the skills required

The biggest pros are that you are your own master and do not have to bow to anyone except the Judge and that too only in Court or live by anyone else’s rules and as far as earning is concerned, sky is the limit plus you have job satisfaction.

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Career Talk with HNLU Alumnus Arpit Guru (Law Clerk, Supreme Court of India)

Lawctopus’ HNLU Campus Manager Aunnesha Dey recently interviewed alumnus Arpit Guru who is currently serving as a Law Clerk in Supreme Court of India.

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4 Career Questions Answered: ultimate aim of life! | how many research papers in 5 years | moots and litigation | subjects and internships

Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.

If you haven’t mooted and have ended your law school and want to litigate, still, go to the court with your head held high. Also give the black robe a Bat Man sort of a flourish.

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Changing Face of Litigation in India – Thoughts for Tapping into Emerging Opportunities

Unlike practise areas like private equity or capital markets, litigation presents a growing opportunity for the country’s best corporate law firms. India’s best corporate firms have realized that capital markets and private equity practise is dwindling and have consequently slowed down hiring, but litigation has followed a different journey – Khaitan’s litigation practise has grown 25 percent annually in the last 2-3 years!

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5 More Career Fears: #practical law #arbitrary intern selections #what the boss wants #where is the counsellor

I think instead of learning only what an anticipatory bail is, it’ll help us more to learn how it is obtained.

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4 Law Students Speak Their Hearts Out About Their Biggest Career Worries : #choosing, #specialisation, #listen to whom, #father’s dreams

But still I have worry about my father’s dream whether I will achieve it or not? Hope I will achieve it effectively and efficiently.

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Career Interview with USLLS Almunus, Medha Sachdev: Amarchand and the likes are factories of mass production

Litigation was again a choice made on the basis of aptitude. I have a very bold and overpowering personality with a thirst to be around people and work best in such an environment. Closed doors and fixed timetables are not my cup of tea. But yet I don’t say I have made up my mind.

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My Biggest Career Fear: I am an Accidental Lawyer and I don’t Want to Die in this Accident (+ Networking Fears and Advice)

Apparently, networking plays a very important role in law. You make contacts, become friends with your seniors, become friends with your co interns and later use these contacts in getting a job. So, what about a person like me who doesn’t believe in the concept of networking? Who finds this concept absolutely shallow? If you wanna get a job, why not get it on your “own” merit rather than using “jugaad”?

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4 Law Students Share Their Biggest Career Fears

As in BIG enough to see that yes people know me , by my name they know what work I’ve done.

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6 Biggest Career Fears ‘Miss Anonymiss’ Has About Her Legal Career

Earlier I was not at all interested in pursuing law. It was because of my father and his uncle, who was once the Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court, that I gave Law entrance exams just for the sake of it.

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Bar and Bench’s Conversation With Arvind Datar: CAREER EXCERPTS: “Write a Lot”; “To Get Money, Wait”

I honestly feel that in law school there should be sessions on goal setting, career planning and so on.I primarily tell my interns to remember one fundamental rule – that money is a byproduct and not the goal. If you wait for 5 – 7 years, the rewards would be enormous but nobody wants to wait.

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Interview with R. Arunadhri Iyer; SLS Pune – Khaitan Alumnus: A Cheat Sheet For the Real World- PART II

There’s not much point “chilling” through the five years. The whole point of spending megabucks on premier institutions is so one gets a respectable placement / job and one has to be a fool of elephantine proportions to not even know what they want to do at the end of the fifth year! Interview by Neeati Narayan

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Interview with R. Arunadhri Iyer; SLS Pune – Khaitan Alumnus: A Cheat Sheet For the Real World PART-I

I have, however learnt that clinical professionalism, responsible authorities, overqualified mentors, exceptional brilliance, due appreciation, hefty paychecks, extended holidays and the like are as much a part of the workplace as are the likes of corruption, nepotism, unmerited appreciation, unwarranted demotions, idiotic powers-that-be, overworking, underpaying, thirty hour days and dispirited performers. Interview by Neeati Narayan

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