Category: Career Advice

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

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

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

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