Category: Career Interviews

FaculTea with Prof. Manish Sharma of Amity Law School Delhi (GGSIPU): Mixing Idealism and Realism; Studying at NALSAR; The Pros and Cons of Teaching

I believe in mixture of traditional and modern thinking, I believe in mixture of both socialist and capitalist ideology; I learn from the history and look forward towards future; I have faith in both religion and science; I have belief in inter-dependence and independence; I believe in idealism but do not ignore realism too.

FaculTea with Dr. N.S. Soman, Director of School of Legal Studies, CUSAT : All events in my life were accidental and flowed as it happened

I was always been fascinated to learn medicine especially Ayurveda which never happened in my life. I was much interested in acting and studying drama which father discouraged. After graduation desired to pursue MSc but failed to get an admission. Interview by Ankitha Praveen, College Manager, Lawctopus

FaculTea with Prof. Usha Ganesh of ILS Law College, Pune [Part I] : Teaching English in a Law School; Vernacular Students

Another aspect that I find satisfying at ILS is the positive response I receive from the remedial class students who are from the vernacular background. I help them strengthen their base in the first year after which they march ahead confidently in the following years and never fail to express their gratitude for bringing

Career Talk with Adv. Diwakar Kishore: Working at Luthra and Luthra, Teaching at LST, Practicing at Patna High Court

I spent the first two years of my time at law school hesitant to enter any competitions or events; I was too scared to put myself out there. You can meet some really inspirational people at law school, and while it’s easy to feel intimidated, feeling scared is a complete waste of time. Interview

FaculTea with Supreet Gill Sidhu, Assistant Law Professor at UILS, Chandigarh: Being a Passionate Teacher

This interview has been taken by our Campus Manager, Nupur Walia. Supreet Gill Sidhu is an assistant law professor at the University Institute of Legal Studies (UILS), Panjab University, Chandigarh. She holds an LLM from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and a BA and LLB from the Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Pune.

FaculTea with NUJS Professor Shameek Sen : Being a Happy Lazy Underachiever; Insecure 1st Batches of NUJS

Despite their laurels, the first few batches of students in NUJS were an insecure lot. One could sense that tension in the faces of even a superlative achiever as the campus interviews neared. There was a naturally consequent seriousness because of this. Today, I find students (and their parents) flaunting their contacts with the Shroffs

HNLU’s NewsLetter Samvaad: 4th Issue on Legal Entrepreneurs [DOWNLOAD]

Sachin Malhan: But those days of sitting in our hostel rooms, late at night, over bottles of, er, thums-up and kebabs, and planning out LST were so awesome! Nothing like ‘creating’ something ground-up. We used ICQ chat software, early email systems, a basic website etc. to interact with students. Like a wise man once said: “To be independent

Interview with Srishti Sharma, SLS Alum @ AZB, Delhi: “Be Wary of Complacency”; “How Symbhav Changed My Life”; “Separating the Personal-Professional”

Q. Things you’d advice others to stay wary of?

A. Getting complacent! It is easy to just get stuck in the daily deadlines of –assignments, lectures etc. You should really go ahead and do something you really like even if it does not fit in with the typical law school schedule.

While its completely normal for

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