Internship Experience @ Senior Advocate Mahesh Jethmalani, Mumbai: Research on Criminal Matters

Your Name, College, Year of Study, Email ID


Name of Organisation, Location city, Team Strength

Mahesh Jethmalani, Senior Counsel, Bombay High Court

Application Process with contact details

They only take interns who have come to them through contacts.

Duration of internship and timings

20th June, 2016 – 19th July, 2016

First impression, first day formalities, infrastructure

The first impression was very good. The infrastructure was up-to-date and there were not many formalities to be completed.

Main tasks

Research on criminal matters like murder and culpable homicide, suicide as well as on divorce petitions.

Work environment and people

The associates there are very friendly and help your to clear any doubts when in need. And when I interned, we had great interns too!

Best things

I got to go to court everyday. I visited the Bombay High Court almost everyday. I also got to visit the Sessions court, the Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court as well as the Family court.

Also, there were a lot of high profile cases that came to Sir and I could know about them before I read them in the papers next day.

Bad things

I wasn’t really satisfied with the kind of work I got because it was my first internship and I had huge expectations on how it will be.

They had interns who were working there for more than 6 months and naturally, they got preferred over me for any new case that came around.


No stipend.

Biggest Lessons

Not any.



Office Timings

10.30 am – 5.30 pm.

Yes, the timings were relaxed. We could also leave early on days with prior permission.

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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