Internship Experience under Adv. D. Balasubraniyam: Great Insights into Criminal Law


Name of the intern

Balashanmugapriya T.T. 

Name of your college

The Central Law College, Salem

Name of the course and year of study

B.A LL. B | 4th year

Name and address of the organisation

D. Balasubramaniyam, Advocate and practitioner on criminal law, district court, Cuddalore.

Duration of internship

From: 03/08/2021 Till: 29/09/2021

How did you apply for the internship?

I approached directly to his office for internship with the help of another advocate.

First day formalities, infrastructure, first impression

First day I didn’t have any work to do. The infrastructure was good.

The place was filled with various books and case files.

My senior was so welcoming and made me comfortable of the space on the very first day. He asked me to Utilise the opportunity to its most.

Main Tasks

My main task was to get a strong hold of bare acts on the criminal side of law. I had to observe court proceedings and had to follow case.

I was given with case files to read and was questioned from time to time about the case files, for and my court observation by my senior.

I observed not only criminal side but also I was sent to family courts and labour courts for learning the proceedings.

Work Environment

I had four seniors to guide me. It was interesting and I got a lot of experience.

I had the opportunity to meet new people and how to deal when someone approaches you for legal affairs. They also taught me how I should approach them if I am a professional.

Good Things

I learned a lot about basic proceedings and how does a court work. It was comfortable and exciting to work with such a great advocate.

They gave me space to learn and there wasn’t any uncomfortable moments for me in that office.

Bad Things

I wasn’t given real work to do. All I did was observing.

It would have been better if I was given written works or computer works to be done.


Nothing but knowledge

Details about accommodation and commute

It was in my hometown so I stayed at my home and left for internship from my home daily.

Anything else?

I had a great experience. It was good to learn from a senior most lawyer and have a close observation and attention to all the proceedings they do.

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. We also do not edit internship experiences (except to ensure readability) to ensure that the intern's voice remains intact.

Disclaimer: Organisations should not influence interns to write internship experiences on Lawctopus. Neither should they make writing an internship experience on Lawctopus mandatory for the intern to get a certificate. Indulging in such practices will lead to the organization getting blacklisted from Lawctopus. In case of any such instance, interns are requested to inform at


Join Our Internship Experiences WhatsApp Group

Get Daily Updates

Join Our Internship Experiences Telegram Group

Get Daily Updates

Related Posts

Get an Internship

A Fail-proof 6 Step Method

💬 Comments

Your email address will not be published.


Lawctopus App

4.7/5 on Google Play



Download our
eBook on

An Internship

By providing your email, you consent to subscribe to our newsletter.​