LAW AS CAREER

LAW AS CAREER

TOPIC- LAW AS CAREER

SYNOPSIS

  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. SKILL DEVELOPMENT
  3. INTERNSHIPS(WORKING AS JUNIOR ADVOCATE/TRAINEE)
  4. SCOPE AFTER LAW
  5. CORPORATE SECTOR
  6. LEGAL PROFESSIONALS ROLE IN COMPANIES
  7. CONCLUSION

1)  INTRODUCTION

  • The main job of the lawyer is to assimilate and to identify and distinguish the relevant factors from the irrelevant in given situation.
  • Today, it is the practice of commercial law and especially the field of co-operate law and international trade law that is quite beneficial and lucrative.
  • Apart from all these Family Law, Labour Law, Patent Law, Mercantile Law, Intellectual Property Law, Company Law are all areas which are both interesting and rewarding.

2) SKILL DEVELOPMENT

If you want to become successful lawyer then you need to work on below mentioned skills:-

  • Logical thinking
  • Quick decision making
  • Patience
  • Self-confidence
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to discuss matters
  • Convincing skills
  • Public relations
  • Good CV

3) INTERNSHIPS(WORKING AS JUNIOR ADVOCATE/TRAINEE)

  • The Internships plays very important role in the career of Lawyer it gives you the idea about ‘how law works’ actually in to the courts.
  • The good internships gives you the Sense of the legal field.
  • The internship teaches the value of Hard Work, Patience, Handling complex situations, dealing with the clients, researching the case etc.
  • The internship experience also looks good on you CV.

(PS: Don’t do internship just for the sake of it. Do it if you really interested to gain the knowledge.)

4) SCOPE AFTER LAW

  • Law firms
  • Private Practicing
  • LPO(Legal Process of Outsourcing)
  • Legal Content Writer
  • Legal Researcher
  • Legal Editor
  • NGO
  • Legal Consultancy
  • Legal Retainer Advocate
  • Army lawyers
  • Recruitment in Government Sector
  • Judiciary

5) PRIVATE SECTOR COMPANIES(Opportunities for Lawyer)

  • Banking Sector/NBFC
  • Insurance Sector
  • Food Industry
  • Manufacturing Companies
  • IT Companies
  • Hospitals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Shipping Companies
  • Transport
  • Real Estate Firms(Builders,Developers)

6) LEGAL PROFESSIONAL ROLE IN COMPANIES

  • Legal Mangers play critical role in functioning of the company, and are responsible for drafting and vetting of the agreements.
  • In several cases negotiating the contracts for the company, ensuring and monitoring with the compliance of the law and handling the legal disputes that the company may be involved in.
  • Legal manger need to interact with the different functions in the company for better understanding of the business and operation needs and serve these needs in the manner that is both suitable and legal.

7) CONCLUSION

  • To become successful cooperate lawyer or intent to work in the private companies, students or professionals need to gain the knowledge first.
  • After completion of law work with the practicing advocates for better understanding of court procedures and case management.
  • Need to have good resume and confidence to crack the Interview.

Author:

ADV.VISHWAJEET KULKARNI

BCOM,LLB,LLM,DIPR,DCL,DLL&LW

CORPORATE COUNCIL

TOPBAND INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED

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Maharashtra, India.

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E: vishwajeet.kulkarni@gmail.com

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