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What are the big global trends that are creating massive opportunities in IP law practice today?

Money. Fame. International exposure. Working with movie stars. Helping entrepreneurs to build powerful brands and scientists to make their dreams come true. Rock and roll. IP law probably fascinates a lot of you already, but I suspect you have no idea how it is changing and what kind of monumental opportunities are shaping up in …

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10 Skills to help you land your dream job faster

Although lawyering is generally very well paid work, young lawyers earn too little, and continue to work very hard for their seniors, in the hope of making it big one day. It is entirely possible to build your own practice early on from scratch, or to even command a good salary while working at a …

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What’s stopping you from applying to a law firm

Why don’t more people apply to law firms? Most law aspirants dream of working in top-tier law firms.  The world of premier lawyers is fiercely competitive. The few positions that open up are often snatched by those willing to work tirelessly from any location. Many hesitate to apply worrying about their eligibility. Some might even …

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Challenges to get a law firm job

Have you faced any of these challenges while applying for a law firm job or internships: Emailed 100s of law firms but no response. You have no idea what you can do differently to evoke a response. Seeing your classmates and colleagues with personal relationships or recommendations from high places helping them to get into …

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How much do law firms pay in different parts of the world

Traditionally, lawyers are supposed to be rich, smart, successful, dashing and living a lavish life.  It is only after you graduate law school do you realise that not only do you have to start at the bottom of the ladder but you are also paid less than what a driver or an office boy makes …

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How to get a law firm job

Does working in a law firm inspire you?  In a law firm, you could do high-profile work and your name would be quoted in the media for being part of news-making transactions! A lawyer’s lifestyle which is known to be glamorous and attractive is possible by working for leading law firms across the world. You …

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Advantages of working in a law firm

In the last semester of my law school, I knew I wanted to enter dispute resolution, however I was unable to decide whether to join an independent counsel or work in a law firm.  I had heard stories of seniors working late nights and barely having any time while working in the law firms.  But …

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Competitive exams for law graduates

In India, only 4.5% (2013) of the total employment is in the public sector as against 23.5% in the UK (2013) and 14.6% (2008) in the US.  Despite the small share of jobs in the public sector, millions of students in India give competitive government exams every year although only less than 1% qualify for …

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[8 DAYS TO GO] Judiciary Preparation Bootcamp

HURRY UP! ONLY 8 DAYS LEFT!  REGISTER NOW! Why India needs judges like you  India needs judges. This is more so true when it comes to the 3296 district and taluka-level courts of the country. There are 40 million pending cases at the district level in India today.  More than 4 lakh cases get instituted …

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Will AI take your job by 2030

According to Autonomous NEXT, Artificial Intelligence (AI) can reduce 22% of all banking costs by 2030. That is a whopping US$ 1 trillion saved!  A Mckinsey Global Institute survey based on the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014 states that 23% of lawyers’ work can be automated. The following image illustrates 6 lawyer jobs that …

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Who recruits tech lawyers

Are you worried about your career prospects in this day and age of pandemic and lockdowns? Do you wish to grow as a lawyer in the rapidly growing tech-sector which promises immense upside in the near as well as the distant future?    Are you looking to explore some lucrative, secure and pandemic-proof career-opportunities in tech …