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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 tips to ace legal writing skills (+ free video)

Legal writing skill is the most important tool of the trade for a lawyer or a law student. The ability to write well allows you to communicate your message clearly and effectively. It bridges the gap between what’s on your… Continue Reading →

5 Q&A from my law student mentoring session #3

If you are interested, you can find part 1 of this series here and part 2 of the series here. In my third law student mentoring session, I spoke to A, a final year student of a non-NLU with a… Continue Reading →

5 Q&A from my law student mentoring session #2

Continuing my series on law student mentoring sessions, here is the second part where I spoke to R, a student of the graduating batch of an NLU with an offer to join a tier 1 law firm. But before we… Continue Reading →

5 Q&A from my law student mentoring session #1

I recently realised that I have gained a considerable number of law student connections on my Linkedin profile due to this blog. It gave me the idea to start what I have always wanted to do – mentoring law students… Continue Reading →

5 tips for the perfect law student CV so that you always get shortlisted for job interviews

In this article, I write on the main things a law student should focus on, while building his CV for placement. As a bonus, I will also tell you what are those things which are usually found in a CV… Continue Reading →

5 skills of a successful lawyer and how to hone them

We all want to be successful lawyers and work hard towards it. But we may not be aware of the skills required to be a successful lawyer. Even if we are aware, we may not know how to inculcate those… Continue Reading →

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