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Is it worth writing CLAT LLM 2022

A lot of lawyers, law grads and even your friends will tell you that doing a masters in law from India is a waste of time, effort and money. You may come to believe it also because that is what you have always heard. Some lawyers will even tell you that they are above you …

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How can you get the required exposure

“I do not have enough exposure”. This is one of the limiting beliefs that young legal professionals, including lawyers, chartered accountants and company secretaries have. They shy away from assignments that look challenging or jobs that have a diverse profile on account of this belief. Not only that, the other belief is that the ‘exposure’ …

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Five “Add-Ons” you can easily provide to your employer or client as a CA / CS

Everyone likes an “add-on”. Everyone likes a little extra. If there were a choice between two same products with the same prices and one of them had a little extra something free with it, what would you choose? Obviously, the one which had a little “extra” thrown in with it. If this choice is so …

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Are you just another brick in the wall

If you haven’t heard or seen this classic song from Pink Floyd, see it here. It’s a mockery of the traditional education system which seems to clip the imagination of the students, standardising their thoughts and turning them into ‘just another brick in the wall’.  Bottomline: If you have the exact same skills and thought …

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How do senior Chartered Accountants and Company Secretaries use LawSikho courses

Many senior chartered accountants and company secretaries are enrolled in various LawSikho courses. And I was curious to know about how they were actually utilising the LawSikho courses. It was not possible to reach out to many of them due to paucity of time.  However, I managed to approach three of them. All of them …

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“Don’t be a minimum guy!”

Yes, we all find that jargon-spewing, life-lesson giving intrusive corporate character from the second season of The Family Man laughable and irritating. Because he is shallow. Because there are loads like him. In this second season, Manoj Bajpayee, who plays Shrikant Tiwari, an officer who quit the Threat Analysis and Surveillance Cell (TASC), joins a …

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Why my efforts to read Company law did not work and what actually works

For the first six months of my landing in Ireland, while I was searching for jobs, I tried something to improve my knowledge of Irish Company Law. Every day, I would open up the Companies Act of Ireland, look through specific sections and read and try to understand five of them. I thought that this …

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After passing the CA / CS exam, should you choose employment or practice

This is a question most young chartered accountants / company secretaries face. In a scenario where you are one of the hundreds vying for work and the competition is tough, the answer is kind of simple – go for everything and see whatever clicks first, then change for the better. This is where you apply …

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This is how much you can earn by drafting a single contract

This article has been written by Ramanuj Mukherjee, CEO, and Abhyuday Agarwal, COO at LawSikho.   Many law students and litigators ask me how much a corporate lawyer can earn, especially if they practice independently or start a new law firm, by performing contract drafting work.  I think the pricing of a Shareholders Agreement or …

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8 best online LLM courses offered by top universities around the world

I have a friend who was not able to do LLM from a university in Delhi because he had to move back home (remote place in Rajasthan) to take care of his ailing mother. Doing LLM from a local university didn’t make sense for him considering he had graduated from one of the best law …