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Author Debosmita Nandy

5 tips to excel in your law firm internship – Part 2

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… Continue Reading →

5 reasons why a lawyer makes a very good journalist (Offbeat Career series)

I have decided to start a new series on my website – Offbeat Careers – to bring to you information about what alternate, exciting and fulfilling career you can choose post your law degree. This past year 2020 has seen… Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Make the Best out of your Law Firm internship (Part 1)

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. Before I even begin with how you should make the best out of an… Continue Reading →

MentorSpeak #4 with Shailja Singh

Are you still trying to decide between corporate law firm jobs, in-house positions, and independent litigation as career options? Are you trying to figure out that law subject which can be your interest area focus? Are you still trying to… Continue Reading →

5 Lessons the year 2020 taught me

Just a few more days before this year 2020 comes to an end. In the last few days of any year, I like to reflect and look back at the year gone by. I usually write down the good, the… Continue Reading →

MentorSpeak #3 with Bharat Chugh

In this episode of MentorSpeak, I have an amazing free-wheeling conversation with Bharat Chugh, presently independent legal counsel and ex-judge and ex-partner of L&L Partners. We talk about – taking decisions on the various stops of our career path judicial… Continue Reading →

MentorSpeak #2 with Satyajit Gupta

In our second episode of MentorSpeak, I have a wonderful 30-minutes chat with Satyajit Gupta, Vice-President Assistant General Counsel and Head-Legal of EXL-India on – (i) a career in law firm vs a career as in-house counsel (ii) writing and… Continue Reading →

5 Lessons I have learnt in 35 years

Today I complete 35 years. Every year, my birthday is the usual mix of activities – acknowledging birthday wishes over phone, whatsapp and other social media, dressing up in a new apparel, cake cutting, receiving birthday gifts from loved ones… Continue Reading →

5 Events that Led to the Establishment of a Daughter’s Right to Property

This is a guest post written by Anuj Valiya Rakkanchath, a second-year student of the 3-year LLB course of Jitendra Chauhan College of Law, Mumbai. In the recent past, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India held that daughters have a right to… Continue Reading →

MentorSpeak #1 with Shivli

Hi friends, I am excited to introduce a new category of post on the blog – MentorSpeak. Over the last few months of writing for The Five Things Checklist, I realised that the biggest challenge that today’s law students face… Continue Reading →

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