Internship Experience @ Senior Advocate Akhtar Harris, Bombay High Court: Learn From an 80 Years Old Mentor {S}

Name of the intern

Nishat Reza

Name of Organisation, Location city, Team Strength

Senior Advocate Akhtar Harris, Bombay High court.

Application Process with contact details

Directly contacted to his work place.

Duration of internship and timings

Nov 1, 2014 to Nov 30 2014.

First impression, first day formalities, infrastructure

He asked about my academics and inquired gently about my desire to learn in my first internship period. He also elaborated about his professional experience in law. He has no personal work place. He works in the government court itself.

Main tasks

Observe the court hearings and writing legal deeds.

Work environment and people

Work environment was very good as there were all lawyers around in the court.

I got a chance to learn many things by their speeches or discussion.

Best things

He was always eager to teach me new things in law, which encouraged me to be attentive daily.

At his age of 81 he was still very energetic which was very encouraging to me .

Bad things

He did not give any research or drafting work.


No stipend

Biggest Lessons

He taught me to be a good lawyer one should be well versed with facts and laws, and how to be very clear in his speech in front of judges.

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