Internship Experience at RegStreet Law Advisors, Mumbai: Securities Law Drafting and Research Work, Wide Exposure

Name, College, year of study

Anonymous

About the organisation

RegStreet is a boutique law firm specialising in financial regulatory work. They have a small team consisting of exceptionally talented and hard-working lawyers.

Duration of internship

May 1, 2019 – June 15, 2019

Minimum 4 weeks

Application Procedure: (refer the website)

Applicants can send their CV (maximum 2 pages) along with a brief covering letter describing why s/he is considered in an email to info[at]regsla.com. Applicants should mention the preferred dates in the subject of the email.

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Selection Process

Applicants who submit the required documents and meet the minimum qualifications will be considered. Applicants will be notified if selected for an internship position. The internship period will be for at least four weeks initially and may be extended later. Applications for internships are typically considered for review two to three months before the requested time.

First day impressions

It suggested to all applicant to be aware of the current affairs and trending market news. Also, be clear about the fundaments of law. The partner speaks individually interns.

Work Aspects

  • There were a variety of tasks which included
  • Research on SEBI Act and different regulations, Companies Act, FEMA, etc.
  • Preparing notes on specific questions and areas under different laws.
  • Drafting of legal opinions, appeals, communication to regulators, etc.
  • Regular visits to Securities Appellate Tribunal and SEBI.
  • The firm also regularly contributes articles to various publishers and interns are encouraged to work on a topic and produce a quality article.
  • Attending lectures on different topics on Securities Laws at Government Law College, Mumbai and ICSI.
  • Sitting in on meetings and calls with clients.

Good Things

The many good things that the firm offers, a few are mentioned below

  1. Being a boutique firm specialising in a niche area, the work is excellent and offers an excellent understanding and exposure to this area of law.
  2. Interns are often part of key discussions and client meetings.
  3. Interns make presentations on assigned topics, usually matters of current affairs or important concepts of law.
  4. The team, including interns, are on frequent occasions made to watch movies relating to finance and the market.
  5. The atmosphere is friendly and everyone, Sumit Sir (founding partner) is very approachable and helpful.
  6. The partner is a visiting faculty at GLC and also regularly goes for guest lectures in various colleges and takes his team with him which provides an opportunity to connect with other students, professionals and also provides one with fresh perspectives and insights into securities laws.

Bad Things

None, however, there may be frequent late nights.

Number of Interns

5 interns (approx)

Location

507, Embassy Center, Nariman Point, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400021

Stipend

Performance-based

Accommodation and commuting to the office

Shared cabs are available from CST as well as from Churchgate. Outstation students can look for PGs nearby in Churchgate, Marine Lines and Fort area. Also, there are multiple food stalls outside the building.

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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