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Pandemic proof career for lawyers

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the world has been catastrophic and it will be years for industries to recover from the disruptions caused by it.  However, the field of privacy and data protection are exceptions to this norm.  As work, school and health care appointments shifted to the digital format, a whole new slate of …

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5 lawyers who became privacy officers of big tech companies of the world

Gone are the days when the only option for a lawyer was becoming an advocate and practicing before the court or becoming a solicitor and advising the clients from the office.  Niche areas of specialization are fast becoming the trend, and part of the future for professionals. The Legal profession is not in isolation and …

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Why is data privacy so hard

Today morning I woke up to the news of the data breach at Air India- a government owned  airline carrier. This data breach affected more than 4.5 million user data information including names, date of birth, passport and credit card information. The breach involved data registered between 26 August 2011- 20 February 2021 which is …

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How much do lawyers earn in Data Privacy roles

Data security has never been more important. In the wake of the pandemic, we’ve become more digitally connected — and thus more vulnerable.  The impact of data privacy and security on consumers, businesses and governments are some of the greatest challenges facing society today. The younger generation has also grown up to see their private …

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Job opportunities in the data protection field

As per the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), 128 out of 194 countries have enacted legislation to secure the protection of data and privacy. This trend has led to the emergence of specialised careers for lawyers who cater to the data protection and privacy management needs of Big Tech companies as well …

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Career in data protection and privacy management

In the information age, no businesses can function without data. Data drives every important decision, and even entire business models are created around data.  From evaluating marketing strategies, predicting sales, performance management, identifying potential revenue sources to designing new products, data enables smarter decisions. The importance of data has led to the slogan “data is …

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Can robots be innovators

Although the field of intellectual property (IP) rights’ law has advanced, some say that we have just scratched the surface of the extent and reach of IP rights.  As technology is advancing the legislators are barely able to catch up with the innovations leading to litigation which lands the jury and the judges pulling their …

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Earn while studying for PhD

Are you interested in research and teaching?  Did you dream of teaching in prestigious law universities across India?  Do you want to add a title of “Dr.” to your name?  But how will you financially support yourself while doing MPhil or PhD?  Will you get time to work while pursuing your doctorate studies?  By the …

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Crack UGC-NET & CLAT-PG with FREE 2-days boot camp

Do you want a stable and high-paying job with low stress, a great deal of freedom and autonomy? Do you feel thrilled by the idea of living in a scenic environment, in a large university campus, with the bustling energy of students and young minds? Does such an environment make you thrive? Do you love …

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Wanna go ‘Back to the basics’ of M&A?

There are some characters that never go out of trend. ‘Suits’ started way back in 2011, but Harvey Specter is still refusing to go out of the minds of people who have anything to do with corporate law. There are some areas of legal practice that never go out of trend either. These areas are …