VIDEO [by Inventure Academy] : Conversations with Menaka Guruswamy: Inspiration on Life, Career and Litigation

Menaka Guruswamy, 38 is a graduate of NLSIU Bangalore. She then pursued the BCL, Law from University of Oxford on Rhodes Scholarship and went on to do her LLM from the Harvard Law School. She’s the lawyer behind the recent SC’s decision on bureaucratic reforms.

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JOB OPENING: vakilsearch is Looking to Hire a (1) Lawyer (2) INTRAPRENEUR

vakilsearch is looking to recruit for 2 positions:

1. Lawyer for the Documentation Team

2. Intrapreneur

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Internship @ Chambers of Adv. Rakesh Kumar Singh, Delhi: Reading Case Briefs, Good for Lit, No Stipend

We had gone to Tis Hazari District Court on the first day, where I got to see a real court room first time in my life! Nevertheless, I wasn’t disappointed. No formalities as such. Work environment was absolutely nice. Never felt out of place. Created a whole new interest in litigation. People were helpful and caring. By Simran Bhullar. Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi. 3rd year B.A.LLB. (Hons.)

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Internship Experience @ KTS Tulsi: Lunch With the Legend; Colleague Like Treatment, Rs. 8000 Stipend

There are hardly any internship out there like this one that go beyond mere head knowledge to the more crucial dimension of argument formation and transformation. I didn’t just learn, I grew more. The internship gave me a better insight of Indian Legal System. I enjoyed being treated as a colleague & not as summer intern. By Animesh Kumar, Amity Law School Lucknow, IV Year

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Internship @ Chambers of Mr. Anoop Nair, Jabalpur, MP: Good Research and Drafting Work

You will be asked to do research on miscellaneous topics. You have to frame arguments for your party. Also find appropriate case law if necessary. The work was assigned according to our skills. My co-intern was given drafting work whereas my work was confined to research and argument framing. We generally dealt with contractual matters and writ petitions. By Apoorv Pandey, 2nd Year, BBA/LLB, ITMU Law School, Gurgaon

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Internship @ Geeta Luthra, Advocate, Delhi: Great Experience For Would-Be Litigators; Stipend of Rs. 2000

Best thing is that it is a very awesome, delightful, incredible exposure for law student to grab the maximum in short spam of one month. You learn things like court room ethics, arguments advanced in closed files etc.
Further the associates and partners give personal attention to interns if any one is facing problem to do any work assigned. You also learn about the small but important techniques to take advantage of lacuna in legal language.

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The Thick Layer of (Professional) Ethics

When did “profession” became more important than truth, honesty and justice? What about the duties of lawyers as a citizen? After all every individual is a human first, and then a professional.

This is what I call the “human first approach”, as I strongly believe that every human should fulfill his duties as a citizen and a human first, and only then can he seek to achieve the finer virtues of professionalism. By Pranjal Kamra, HNLU Raipur

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Internship @ Mr. Satish Tamta, Advocate, New Delhi: “Classes” on Criminal Procedure; BMW Travel; No Stipend

The best part about the internship has to be the ‘classes’ that he takes which I have talked about above. Watching him argue in big cases and then discussing it with him is an absolute treat, too. Also, he takes the interns out for a spin in his BMW now and then. How cool is that?!

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Career Talk 2: Interview with Kirti Krishna, 23 year Old Corp Lawyer, Author of the Book “Piece of Mind-Pun Intended”

Let’s just say, the loneliness ignited the fire in me to get done with this baby. I used to spend around 4 hours each night working on the book.

Finding them [the publishers] again, was out of coincidence. I had ordered a book from Flipkart and the moment it reached, I noticed the publishers, searched for them over the internet and Lo! Today, they published my book.

Interview by Rituraj Singh, student of CMR Law School, Bangalore; Campus Associate at Lawctopus.

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