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- Head-Legal with an MNC
- In-house counsel with an Indian conglomerate and a disputes lawyer with a tier-1 law firm for total 13 years
- Author of two academic books of law
- Publisher of short fiction in three anthologies
- Mentor & guide to law students
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For the past one year, I haven’t posted anything on this website. I also stopped writing my newsletter and posting on the Instagram page of The Five Things Checklist. It’s because I have been dealing with burnout caused by my intensive involvement with the Blog and social media. I felt an immense pressure to keep writing, creating, posting and fulfilling my commitment, which led to a time when I could do it no more. I was not enjoying the creator process anymore. It felt like a burden, a chore to be finished. I am sure as lawyers, we face such […]
There’s a lot of buzz around the word ‘mentorship’, especially in the legal fraternity. Law students believe that they need mentors to shine in their careers and young lawyers feel that if they don’t have mentors, then they are not going to excel in their careers. Most of us are always looking for that one special mentor who will give us a leg up in our careers. But the truth is mentorship doesn’t happen just like that. Here are five lessons about mentorship that I learnt from my mentors over my legal career of 12 years and legal education of […]
This is a guest post written by Ayushi Gupta, a law graduate from Nirma University, Ahmedabad. She has recently started working with a firm in Mumbai. This is the second part of a two-part series on practical and actionable tips on how to excel in a law firm internship. Read part 1 here. In the first part, I talked about some of the ways which could make one stand out in their internship. In this second part, I dig a little deeper into the kind the work that interns do and other soft skills which could help students to make […]