Internship Experience at Advocate Rishi Kapoor, Delhi: Family & Consumer Laws and Civil Procedure Research and Drafting Work

Name, College, year of study of the student intern

Anonymous

Name of the organization where you interned and its full address

Chambers of Advocate Rishi Kapoor, B-20 Nizamuddin West, New Delhi

Duration of internship

1st May 2018 to 31st May 2018

How did you apply?

I applied to the email id: advrishikapoor[at]gmail.com. Sir usually replies to mail in a week or so.

First day formalities, infrastructure, first impression

There were no such formalities. The office infrastructure was great. I was welcomed very warmly by Sir himself. I got to work on the Special Leave Petition first day itself which was a great experience.

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Main tasks

  • Researching on issues related to family laws, consumer laws, civil procedures, etc.
  • Drafting legal notices, petitions, written submissions, etc.
  • Court visits to Supreme Court, High Courts, District Court, Various Consumer tribunals, Debt Recovery Tribunal, Central Administrative Tribunal, National Green Tribunal, etc.

Good things

  • There were a lot of Court Visits for the intern and gives really good exposure to the Court’s procedure.
  • Sir actually makes sure that the intern actually learns and gets exposure.
  • I learnt not only wrt to India’s law but also on laws of UAE as he has clients in UAE too.
  • I was even allowed to sit in client meetings and work on such cases.
  • I learned a lot about drafting various legal documents from Sir. He actually taught me how to draft well. He gave me really good tips on the same.

Bad things

Nothing

Stipend

No

Accommodation, commuting to the office

I lived in Delhi so commuted by the metro. The office is close to Jangpura and Jawaharlal Lal Nehru metro station. It is a 5-min auto ride from the metro station. There are plenty of accommodations available near-by.

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