Internship @ Ashok Chaitanya and Associates, New Delhi: Good, Varied Work; Good Stipend

Name. College. Year of Study

Nitish Banka, Law Centre-II Faculty of Law

Name of the organisation. City

Ashok Chaitanya and Associates, Dwarka, New Delhi

How big was the office? Team strength?

It is not a Big Firm but the office is very nice and fully equipped.

Application procedure. Internship contact details

You can contact Ashok Chaitainya sir directly on Facebook here.

Duration in weeks. No. of days/week. Timings

4 months. Timings are 10 am-5 pm (As I have Evening law classes that’s why I did such a long Internship)

Accommodation: how, where, how was it?

I am a resident of Delhi,the firm is near sec 13 metro station Dwarka so commuting is not an issue. There are PG’s in Dwarka and nearby areas.

First impression. First day, formalities etc.

Well on very first day, I visited about 3 courts viz, Dwarka, Delhi co-operative society Tribunal and the registrar co-operative society office. A very remarkable experience on a very first day. It was quite motivating for me.

Main tasks

In this office every day is a new day with a new case or a new court.

There are variety of cases ranging from criminal cases, civil cases, co-operative societies disputes, family disputes etc.

When the Ashok sir was there in the court then seeing him cross examining or making an argument was an awesome experience.

Observing the court proceedings was an regular affair, which is the seed for learning.

Back in office case reading was an important task. Sometimes Ashok sir ask for briefing about the case which I studied.

Some legal research work was also given time to time.

I learned to Draft a legal notice.

Work environment, people

There were very few Interns to assist Ashok sir. Ashok sir himself is very humble personality.

Best things? 

Learning Experience

Various types of cases

Lot of reading of cases

Attending various courts and tribunals

Facing various types of people

What did you do to chill? Co-interns, colleagues

Tea party and lunch with Ashok sir.

Stipend/ month

Good Stipend

Anything else you’d like to tell

Very good place to intern, if you have interest in law.

Biggest lessons

The life of a litigating lawyer is tough and rewarding.

Share your internship experience here.

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.

Get Lawctopus in Your Email.

Join 58,000+ young lawyers!


Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Hey, wait!

Get first mover advantage over opportunities, get them in your inbox!