Internship Experience at Law Offices of India Advocates & Advisors, Delhi: Making Case Briefs, Legal Research and Drafting Work

Name of the Intern, Year of Study and Name of the Institute

Tanishq Khandelwal, 3rd Year B.A. LL.B, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies.

Name and Address of the Organisation

Law Offices of India Advocates & Advisors, H-1, Anand Niketan, New Delhi – 110 021, India.

Duration

January 6th 2020 – February 3rd 2020.

Timings: 09:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Saturdays are half days and Sundays are off.

Application Procedure

One can apply by emailing their CV with a short cover letter at info[at]lawofficesofindia.com. If your CV is shortlisted, you’ll be sent an internship review mail and then the further decision of the firm regarding the internship selection shall be notified accordingly.

Infrastructure, First-day Formalities and First Impression

The office is compact yet spacious with a good collection of law books and a pantry. The interns are asked to report at 10.00 am and are provided with a work desk with a computer and other required stationery.

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The interns are introduced to the associates and are given the opportunity to interact with the Managing Partner on the first day itself. Once settled, the work starts flowing in.

Main Tasks

The firm basically is a litigation firm so it basically deals with the arbitration, consumer disputes, debt recovery matters, RTI, civil disputes, property suit, constitutional matters.

Most of my work included making a brief of cases, research work, drafting and assisting partners to Supreme Court, High court, District Courts and for Arbitration etc.

Good Things

  1. The extensive research work helps in gaining immense exposure and knowledge of the arbitration matter, media laws, energy laws, property suit.
  2. Working in the firm is not only informative but also interactive and provided a very practical aspect of law and its application on a first-hand basis.
  3. The team is a small one which works as an advantage as for the interns as there is always work on hands.
  4. The Managing Partner and the associates are extremely helpful and approachable at all given point.
  5. The senior partners and associates were always there whenever I needed help. The work environment is friendly yet professional and this makes working in Law Offices of India a joyful experience.
  6. The interns are treated as a part of the firm and due credit is given to their work.

Bad Things

There are no bad things as such and even if any, the work environment and the atmosphere compensate for everything.

Accommodation and Commuting to the office

As the office is near the south campus so accommodation will not a problem. The firm is a 15-20 minute walk from the Durgabhai Deshmukh metro station and there are share auto right outside the station which drops one at the office.

Stipend

No Stipend was provided.

Read more about other internship experiences under Law Offices of India Advocates & Advisors, here.

 

Disclaimer: Internship experiences published on Lawctopus are opinions shared by individual students and are thus subjective in nature.

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.

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