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Think tanks where law students can intern (Indian and international)

This article is written by Vanya Verma from O.P. Jindal Global University. This article covers think tanks internships available for law students in India and other countries.  Introduction Think tanks, which include research centres and policy institutes, are organizations that conduct research to support the creation and evolution of public policy. Getting on to the …

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Why real estate is returning as a good career choice for lawyers

For a while, real estate lawyers had a hard time. India had a sluggish real estate market. Big real estate companies were stuck with litigation. While big lawyers still made money from disputes, newcomers who wanted to find work as real estate lawyers had a tough time, despite some relief due to increased compliance work …

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How much do big MNC-s pay their lawyers

Let’s start at the top of the food chain. There are two companies in the world with more than US$ 2 Trillion market cap each. One is Apple, the other one is Microsoft.   APPLE VERSUS MICROSOFT  A simple online search reveals that Apple pays anything between US$200-230k per year to its lawyers:  APPLE MICROSOFT  In …

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5 stand-out clauses in international contracts

In our recent blogposts, we have nurtured you on various key skills involving international business contracts. A good business lawyer is one who understands the various nuances of international commercial contracts.  As a business lawyer, you will have to consult, advise, research, draft, ensure compliance and enforcement of cross-border business contracts on a regular basis.  …

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9 most common types of business agents

Contractual relationships are a key part of business. International business lawyers should be skilled at handling such relationships .  As an international business lawyer, you have to be aware of the various contractual authorities. You also have to be aware of the concept of various types of contractual agencies.   Types of Agency/ Contractual Authority  Principal-Agent …

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9 Elements of a standard business contract

WHY CONTRACTS ARE IMPORTANT FOR BUSINESS LAWYERS?  Drafting contracts is a quintessential skill for any lawyer.  With the advance of technology, lawyers are required to be updated with the skills of new-age contracts such as end-user-license agreements, online transactional contracts, e-commerce agreements, software licensing agreements and a wide variety of other primarily tech-based contracts.  All …

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NOW is the time! Grow globally with Business Law

Global GDP growth Globally, businesses are growing beyond international borders! The age of Multinational Corporations and their stellar profit-making is here to stay! In 2021, the total GDP of the world is predicted by the International Monetary Fund and the World Economic Forum to grow by 6%. The GDP of various areas of the world …

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Remote-work : the new business law mantra

REMOTE WORK Remote work is the new catchword of this day and age of the ‘new-normal’. Many companies have re-oriented their hiring policies and work-structure to incorporate more and more remote workers. Given below is a snapshot of the remote working environment in the USA.  The two primary career-benefits of remote-working that you can garner …

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Budding Business Lawyer? Abort these 5 career-mistakes ASAP!

International Business Law has fast become a career of choice for many legal-eagles of tomorrow like you!  It is true that there is an incredible potential for scripting a fascinating career as an expert in international business laws. It is also true that, since the onset of globalisation in the 1990s, there has been a …