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MentorSpeak #4 with Shailja Singh

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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 choose between corporate law, litigation related laws and so on? Then this episode is for you. There are far more options out there than the traditional subject areas or career paths for a law student. Our guest in this episode of MentorSpeak is a very dear friend of mine from law school – Shailja Singh. Shailja is an international trade […]

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MentorSpeak #3 with Bharat Chugh

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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 services as a career choice skills to be honed by law students irrespective of the career path chosen in future components of a good legal article Hope this was helpful. Let me know in the comments. Do hop over to the Youtube Channel and subscribe. There are new videos planned to be shared with you soon. If you want to […]

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MentorSpeak #2 with Satyajit Gupta

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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 publishing articles as a working professional (iv) not getting boxed in one practice area in a law firm career (v) things an interviewer look for in a candidate (v) combating mental health issues as lawyers Hope this was helpful. Let me know in the comments. Do hop over to the Youtube Channel and subscribe. There are new videos planned to […]

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MentorSpeak #1 with Shivli

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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 is lack of mentorship. They study well, do numerous internships, participate in moot court competitions, publish research articles and do everything that can be possibly done by a young law student; yet they are not sure of how to proceed in their career. There is a general sense of “I do not know enough”. They think “How do I know […]