All Law students across the country are eligible to apply. The selection will be primarily based on CV and the year of study.
How to apply?
To secure an internship at Universal Legal, one can fill in the form available online at this link or send an application to the HR of the concerned office.
Formals or Semi-Formals.
The official working hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sometimes, one might have to stay late depending on the workload and its urgency.
When I first walked into the office, I was instantly struck by the serene atmosphere and the friendliness of the people. There were limited number of people who were working at their respective desks and the firm’s interior office is neat and organized.
The type of work assigned to me as a Law Intern included Research, Proof reading, Working on new legal updates, Drafting legal notices, preparing notes on new legislation, writing case briefs, etc.
The firm has a highly dedicated team of friendly and cooperative associates working under the guidance of the partners, Ms. Kavitha Vijay and Ms. Sameena Eshwari Chatrapathy.
The people in the firm are serious and extremely professional in their job. Discipline and Punctuality is highly valued. If you are not able to make it to the office on some day, you are required to give them prior notice about it either by a call or by e-mail.
The best part of my experience was anything relating to work was always welcomed and the associates were always helpful and cooperative at all times despite their great workload. I personally enjoyed working and learning with the associates who assigned me regular tasks.
At last, I learnt that that the internship in the firm really reflected the life of a typical lawyer engaged in practice. Though I made mistakes, the associates and partners were really understanding and patient in guiding through my mistakes that greatly benefited me.
I had a great time learning the real nuances of law apart from the black letter law which I studied at my Law School. I was happy that my hard work finally paid off.
People who are looking forward for a good rewarding internship experience at a Law firm can apply to Universal Legal, Chennai for enhancing their career prospects.