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The biggest dillemma of Indian lawyers

What do you think is the biggest problem in your life? “I feel I have not been able to do justice to my family. I do not feel like wearing that black dress, I hate going to my office, I do not feel like stepping foot inside that court again.” This is a lawyer who …

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Can 1st gen lawyers dominate Supreme Court practice 

Most traditional Supreme Court lawyers will struggle to effectively deploy AI to draft petitions for a long time to come, even though they already face a lot of challenges. Most of their juniors who are actually good at drafting move on to establish their own practice. They are always looking for someone who can help …

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Life changing rewards of cracking Advocate on Record (AoR) exam

How many lawyers in India actually achieve the dream of a Supreme Court practice as an Advocate on Record (AoR)? The exact answer, according to the Supreme Court of India, is 3,041 as of December 2022. That is the number of Advocates on Record registered with the SC currently. Remember, there are about 15 lakh …

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How to build relationship with law firm partners while you are preparing so that you can get AoR work through them while you prepare for the AOR exam

It would take you ages to build any kind of meaningful network with corporates to get Supreme Court work from them directly. But there is an amazing shortcut to get AoR work. Corporate law firms have clients who have huge, high stakes matters that go up to the Supreme Court all the time. For arguments, …

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Pune-based litigator multiplies earnings even before attempting AOR Exam

This is Mr. Vikrant Shinde, a first generation lawyer from Pune, Maharashtra who had been litigating in the district courts of Pune and the Bombay High Court for 16 years.  He had a few good matters and well-paying clients, but he was wondering how to get to the next level.   During COVID, he started to …

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How the ‘AoR brand’opens doors

Have you ever wondered what crisis is being faced by lawyers in India today? And is there an opportunity in this for you? Let’s discuss this.  There are approximately 20 lakh practising lawyers in India. The biggest challenges they face are:  Many lawyers do different things to counter these problems. Some set up nice, fancy …

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How to review terms and conditions of an international startup and reach out to startup founders

How can you start a relationship with a startup founder?  If you want to get a response, you have to think of what kinds of messages that they would quickly say “Yes” to.  You can find out various different messages that you can send out to startup founders, lawyers, podcast hosts here.  Here’s another strategy.   All …

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How to use ChatGPT for contract drafting 

Learning how to use AI could also be your unfair advantage against established seniors, the old guard, who rest on their laurels and decades of experience, believing themselves to be immune from new entrants.  Let me show you a few examples of how to deploy it to your advantage for IP work.  Contract drafting 1 …

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How to draft employment agreements and termination requirements in Singapore 

Let us assume that the startup founder asks you to draft a Singapore-law compliant employment agreement.  How do you begin?  Simple, start with a standard employment agreement which you can use anywhere. Here is a simple template.  Now, you need to add in the local aspects. Singapore employment law is governed by the Singapore Employment …