Internship Experience @ Jha and Associates, Patiala House District Court, Delhi: Learnt About the Indian Legal System

Your Name, College, Year of Study

Sugam Shine, Galgotias University, School of Law, 3rd Year

Name of Organisation, Location city, Team Strength

New Delhi, Patiala House District Court, Jha and Associates

Application Process with contact details


Please mail your resume to

Duration of internship and timings

July 01, 2016-July 28, 2016

First impression, first day formalities, infrastructure

Should report on the given time. Should be in official black and white dress.

Main tasks

Main task was to assist my lawyer in arranging documents and visiting with him to different court proceedings.

The second task was of legal research and drafting.

I also learned how to draft a predictive office memo.

I learned how facts are put forward at district court level.

Work environment and people

Patiala House District Court is a very busy court and people around are professional. The environment was good and you could learn a lot about behaviour of a lawyer. A

ll the lawyers were always ready to help you when they had time.

Best things

The internship was very helpful in learning about the primitive stage of Indian Legal System that is district Court system.

I learned all the necessary requirements which need to be fulfilled before starting a legal suit.

The court campus had a big library which was also very helpful.

Bad things

Some times there was not too much of work which was boring.

One had to be proactive to get work alloted.

The food was not good in the canteen and shops there.


No stipend

Biggest Lessons

You should try to talk to your seniors as much as possible to gain knowledge from them.

Please try to make contacts with your internship coordinators for long time periods.

Please finish the the alloted work in the given time period, that creates a good impression.

Any Other Thing

Internship in a District court is very important to learn about the Indian legal system.

Office Timings

Court timings. 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

It depended on the work load in a particular day.


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