Litigation

5 questions a lawyer should ask a client before taking on a new litigation

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Today’s article is for both lawyers in independent practice and in-house counsel. Here I talk about the 5 fundamental questions you, as a lawyer, should ask the client who has approached you with a new litigation. You might have been conditioned to believe that as a lawyer, it is your job to know the answers. However, a good lawyer should know the right questions to ask, rather than knowing answers to all the questions. Usually you would receive a phone call from a client, either a new one or an existing one, wanting to meet you “to file a case“. […]

Litigation

5 ways to handle voluminous legal files

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I thought of taking a short detour from my series on Contract Drafting and write a post on how to handle voluminous legal files, especially by a litigation lawyer. As a lawyer, you will have no choice but to befriend piles and piles of paper, whether you work on transactions or litigation. You will have to learn how to organise them, file them, have them handy and be able to find out information out of them when needed urgently. As an intern in the Capital Markets team in L&L Partners (then known as Luthra and Luthra), I used to be […]