Internship Experience @ Sr. Advocate CS Vaidyanathan, Delhi: Attend ADR Proceedings, Varied Work, Stipend of Rs. 7500

Your Name, College, Year of Study, Email ID

Pawan Pathak, Balaji Law College, Pune, 3rd Year

Name of Organisation, Location city, Team Strength

Senior Advocate CS Vaidyanathan, New Delhi

Application Process with contact details

Well make sure you Apply well in advance. I applied 6 Months before my Internship and you can expect a quick reply from Suresh Sir, Secreatry.

You can send your CV at the following address- along with cover letter.

Duration of Internship and timings

1st November, 2016 to 30th November, 2016

First impression, first day formalities, infrastructure

You will be greeted with a Strong Cup of Coffee by Himanshu Bhaiya, after that you will be greeted by whole staff Ramu Sir, Subramanian Sir and Suresh Sir.

After that you will be shown the secret Chamber (ha-ha) of Mr. CS Vaidyanathan Sir. Then you will be introduced to Vaidyanathan Sir and you will be greeted and acknowledged with basic questions.

Main tasks

Load of work is equated with lots of opportunity to learn the different areas of law and one since he is a senior advocate you can expect Landmark Briefs.

I got to work on 10 Briefs including Kingfisher Case, Krishna River Water Dispute, Ayudhya Case.

I use to read the brief and prepare My Arguments to be submitted Before the Hon’ble Courts and Tribunal, so you have to dig well down under the Heavy Brief Loads but one thing is sure that is learning and enhancing your skill.

Work environment and people

Wonderful is the word. Nisha Madam who is an Associate here will definitely help you out in case you get stuck somewhere. There is high probability that you will be stuck with matters like Electricity Act.

Best things

I got to work on a different area and on different subjects of Law, which is I am sure every intern looks for.

You will be handed the best matters which involve a pure question of law and hence your area of research will be widened and exposure well obvious.

Sir basically deals with corporate matters and you can expect visits to APTEL (Appellate tribunal of electricity), Telcom, Arbitration Conferences. I was lucks as I got to attend 6 arbitration conference in SSNP v. Vedanta matter.

Bad things

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and I don’t know about the impaired vision guys with eyes.

Well Smog was the issue here during my stay in Delhi.

Please carry your Lunch Box.


I was rewarded with Rs. 7500 but basic stipend is Rs. 6000.

Biggest Lessons

Make sure your CV is well Drafted and send it with good letterhead because only 1 or 2 intern post is required depending when you are applying.

You will get to meet senior lawyers and various law firm Associates.

Any Other Thing

I had a good time here with lots of learning and fun as well.


I took a PG at Laxmi Nagar it will cost you around 4k Rs without Meal.

Various Mess and eat outs are available here and that too at Reasonable Price. Moreover PG’s are beside Metro station only.

Office Timings

The office opens at 9 am in the morning and make sure you reach here by 9:15 and then visit to the Courts and tribunals.

There is no such timing for closing the office, depend on work load which is usually a load of work.

You can expect to get free by 7:30 pm. In my case it use to be 8:30 pm.

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Disclaimer: Internship experiences are opinions shared by individual law students and tend to be personal and subjective in nature. The internship experiences shared on Lawctopus are NOT Lawctopus' official views on the internship.

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