It is mostly research based work, along with clerical tasks at times. Sometimes, the intern may also accompany an associate to the court proceedings. However, there is not much work pressure. Posted by Meesha Varshney
I've learnt the most. I got to do excellent work on diverse corporate and real-estate laws. I also attended a client meeting and tele-conferences. There wasn't a single day where I did any frivolous work or had to sit idle.
Anything that took our attention away from the judgment we would be reading, was like an invitation to talk, be it asking Vinod Kaka about her daughter’s imminent engineering admissions while he got us the coffee, or joking around with associates when they dropped in to check on our progress. By Priyanka Saraswat, Government
Everyone at Tatva Legal can be seen chilling with each other while doing a lot of work. Someone usually takes the interns around to introduce them to each and everybody in the office on their first day. By Ashima Ohri, Law Centre-1, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, Third Year Share your internship experience
We waited for a while to be called for or assigned work but nothing of that sort happened. So we went to the associates ourselves to ask for work. We were finally assigned a small research task which 2 of us completed within 10 minutes. And then we were free again, for the rest of
No need to poke them, day in and out, if they like- they shall forward the same to the HR. They provide internship only for a month and in no case it stands extended. Posted by Saswatee Mohapatra. Anyone can post an internship experience HERE.
To be quite honest, the first impression was really bad. We were asked to report at 1. 30 and immediately after we did, we were sent to a court room where our mentor, Mr Phiroze Edulji was not even present. Posted by Shweta Rath Anyone can post HERE.
You also get a lot of side gyaan from the brigade of young associates on how to polish your survival skills for the big bad corporate world (read : life lessons over coffee) and how to make it till the end of the day scratch-free,in legal world and otherwise. By Samali Verma, Amity
Research on provisions, case laws.
Making a presentation at the end of the internship.
Help draft case opinions.
Suggest changes in agreements and other docs. Shared by Payal Shetye. Anyone can share his/her internship experience HERE.
I was given research on provisions of Master circulars issued by Reserve Bank of India in relation to export-import policy. I also researched on laws in relation to public-private partnerships in healthcare. I also drafted case notes and briefs.
In my four weeks all I did was:
1. Prepare questions for cross examination for a matter settled in 2007 (Yes you heard that right, settled and well and truly over 6 years ago)
2. Help arrange the library books (Because a law student will know that AIR 1969 comes before AIR 1970)
3. Punctuate a memo (Because
The Work environment at Hariani is so motivated and friendly, that I'd actually consider staying at office than meeting friends for a movie. The cafeteria, reception , conference rooms and library provides a perfect balance of work and relaxation.
Over period of 4 weeks, I learnt a lot. More than I ever expected to. I researched and collected data regarding all licenses required to open a food storage business in Mumbai, prepared a table for the same, and maintained a table of stamp duties for different types of sale deeds, assignment agreement, master rental
To be Honest I was coming with 'hear-say' from my class mates who've interned earlier here that there isn't much work here. But, I was wronged the very first day; just after the basic formalities of filing up the Internship Form and getting a worksheet to be maintained throughout the course of your internship; you
They also constantly ask you whether you are satisfied with the work and this just goes to prove that they care about what is it that you're doing and whether it is to your liking. If they make changes with your post or feel that it lacks a little in some areas they would be
Make sure he hears your name and college, so s/he will remember you when s/he's looking at the online applications. Another tip worth mentioning: Remember to keep the dates you are applying for sufficiently vague, unless you absolutely cannot compromise.
Well as I said, the associates are extremely friendly & plus I had a lovely co-intern. So we would all chill during our lunch and snacks. we would order from the nearby stalls or sometimes even from Subway.
The best thing is the fact that you get to go to the court a lot and attend several arbitration and mediation proceedings. The quality of work is good for someone who wants have an initial feeling of a law firm experience coupled with an exposure into the legal framework. By Rahul Kaul. Faculty
The associates are calm and patient in explaining the job to be done. They do not take a jibe at you but in actuality are quite convivial to talk to. Almost all the work that was assigned to us was to be done in a group. We would get hot and frothy coffee as refreshment
If any problem in any concepts the employees will help you or one can move to Indian law institute and courts library with them. The specialization of this firm was to treat family cases –Divorce and marriage disputes. Task involved visits of Delhi high court, Mediation and arbitration cells with senior lawyers and other district
Getting to see the court proceedings and Maám argue with some of the best known advocates like Mr. Singhvi was a wonderful experience of its own kind. I knew nothing about IPR but these 4 weeks at Singh & Singh taught me enough to be interested in trademarks and copyright and is also helping me
Apart from that, I was assigned small tasks like checking the status of a trademark that has been filed for registration and assist in the drafting of a franchise agreement for a restaurant. The people are nice and quite friendly.
I know that for someone like me or someone in their second or 3 rd year of law school, an internship like this is invaluable since you can form close personal equations, gain indepth knowledge without fear of scrutiny by fellow interns all with super shiny CV’s etc.
Another interesting piece of work came from the Real estate department that involved me and my co intern to identify and summarise Stamp duty rates for lease agreement, sale deed, leave and licence, Mortgage by deposit of title deeds, hypothecation / pledge for all the States and U.T.'s of India, for which almost a month