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Why is it a good time to join the judiciary

We are making great progress on learning the nuances of the Judiciary as a career. Today, let me tell you about why there is a great opportunity for judiciary aspirants right now and why it is going to get better in the coming years.  There is a tsunami of vacancies coming in the next few …

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Judiciary Exams

Scared by fierce competition for the judiciary exam

Most people know that the competition for judiciary exams is very high, but how high is it exactly?  I do not want to scare you, but help you to forge the right mindset. Otherwise, you will be like the proverbial ostrich who buries its head in the sand when there is a storm, and does …

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Judiciary Exams

Do you need to cram a lot for the judiciary exam 

It is a myth that you have to memorise a lot of notes to crack the judiciary exam.  Most people who try to do this end up failing.  Of course, in college exams, right before your exam, you can mug up material from topper’s notes/ guidebooks and focus on filling up lots of sheets in …

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Judiciary

Backup options for judiciary aspirants

Remember that no matter how seriously you prepare, the judiciary is a difficult and competitive exam. Success cannot be guaranteed beforehand.  Even college toppers and high performers regularly fail judiciary exams.  Being a topper in college does not mean that you can crack the judiciary exams. Most college toppers have never studied for 5000 hours.  …

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Judiciary exam

Do you know your top 3 states for attempting the judiciary exam

Winners choose their top 3 states for judiciary before starting preparation. Due to variations in the syllabus of every state, it is important to choose your states of priority and pursue state-specific preparation. 90% of the candidates attempt every judiciary exam that is notified for the sake of practice.  The problem is that everytime a …

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Management consulting

A lesson from management consulting : SWOT analysis for Judiciary prep

A SWOT analysis is a management technique used by large management consultancy firms to determine the status and viability of a complex project.  It gives you the ability to look at your goal strategically.  The acronym SWOT stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats.  What makes SWOT particularly powerful is that you can identify the …

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In house counsel

12 critical skills to become a top 1% in-house counsel

What are the most important skills that I need to learn to become an effective in-house counsel? We are providing a list of the top 12 below.  1 – Business Structuring Good business structuring reduces business risks, tax liability and helps businesses to channel capital and efforts appropriately. You should learn how to build an …

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General counsel

Stairway to general counsel – your future 

I want to fire up your desire today.  If you want to achieve big things in life, there are 4 things you must do:  If you have a coach, achieving all of the four above becomes much easier. Let’s start with the first one.  Let us imagine your future 5 years down the road. Imagine …

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In house counsel

In-house legal teams : beating law firms

In the last few weeks, we had quite a few meetings with in-house lawyers for various reasons. We have been learning a lot from them about how in-house legal teams are being run and their priorities. We meet in-house lawyers a lot these days because many are either doing various courses with us or considering …

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General counsel

Impress general counsels and clients with this easy strategy 

One of my students was a litigator who wanted to get an in-house counsel job. He didn’t know how he could utilise his litigation mindset and exposure.  Most of the in-house counsels he reached out to were not responding to his emails. I asked him what he wrote in his applications. He answered that he …