Internship Experience @ Chambers of Advocate S John J Raja Singh, Chennai: Learn the Basics of Law, Stipend Rs 2000/-

Name, College, Year of Study

Hindu Sree Sridar, Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, IIT- Kharagpur, 1st year.

Name of Advocate, Contact Details

Chamber of Mr. S. John J Raja Singh, Advocate, High Court of Judicature at Madras, #132A, Second Floor, Sivarams Sterling Towers, Fourth Cross Street, Sterling Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai – 600 034.

Application Process

You need to send your areas of interest specifying your internship period along with your CV.

E-mail: [email protected]

Duration of Internship

I interned there in the month of December 2015, the timings were flexible and was mostly 10.00 am to 6.00 pm.

First Day Formalities and Impression

The office is neat and there is a dedicated room for the advocate, there are no hard and fast first day formalities, all one needs to do is just be in touch with the associates and get updated on the cases which are being dealt in the office.

Main Tasks

Main task is to accompany the advocate to hearings and keeping a track of the cases, in the evening you will be preparing arguments for the next day’s hearing which will include researching, drafting and coming up with a solution.

Apart from which the advocate takes time in teaching you the basics and asks question which will help you research and learn.

Work Environment

Work environment is friendly and you’ll be working directly with the advocate sitting right with him.

The associates are also very friendly and will treat you as equals.

Good Things

I learnt a little bit of Drafting and it honed my researching skills.

Saw how arguments take place in various Courts as the advocate deals with a variety of cases.

Also, you get to work directly with the advocate with his cases, and there is a lot of transparency in the office which makes you feel comfortable.


Rs. 2000/-

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