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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 →

5 Basic Questions about Bail Answered

This is a guest post written by¬†Anurag Tiwary, a fourth-year student of Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University,¬†Vishakhapatnam. Your Life, Liberty, and Freedom are all protected under the Constitution. They form part of your Fundamental rights enshrined within the Constitutional text…. Continue Reading →

5 things you need to know about Definitions & Interpretations clause of a contract

After a hiatus, I am back with an article on contract drafting, this time on the topic of the definitions and interpretations clause. Definitions are a ubiquitous part of a contract. Sometimes they appear right at the beginning of the… Continue Reading →

5 Conditions for a Valid Marriage under Hindu Law

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. Planning to elope with your partner and getting married in the temple, Bollywood style? Make sure… Continue Reading →

5 Basic Rules of Evidence under the Indian Law

What is Evidence We, humans, make a lot of assertions, claims, and allegations against each other almost as a routine. We do this as part of living our normal lives. We are also naturally tempted to prove what we claim… 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 questions a lawyer should ask a client before taking on a new litigation

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… Continue Reading →

5 things on the introductory clauses of a contract

Many times, we do not focus as much on the introductory clauses of a contract as we should. We think nothing major can happen in these introductory clauses. I am talking of the clauses that precede the core contract terms… 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 →

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