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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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All you need to know about assessment internships

Another LawSikho student got a PPO from an assessment internship with active help from our placement office this week. I thought I would take this opportunity to share something about assessment internships with all of you. What is an assessment internship and how to get one? We did some research this year about what are …

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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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Hear it from the IP lawyers in the industry

Are you gearing up for a relaxing Sunday?  I have brought some great content for you to read and get inspired directly from the lawyers in the IPR field.  I have reproduced five questions from interviews on www.superlawyers.in and presented their answers which can act like a career guide for a fresh lawyer or a …

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How can you make a career in IP law

What stops you from building your career as an IP lawyer? Getting the jobs you want?  Getting some clients to kickstart your practice? Getting referral work from other lawyers? What do clients want to see before they hire you? What would make judges trust your arguments? What would make other lawyers reach out to you …