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    Chetna Vasishth
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    Click on the link bellow to watch Advocate Sachin Daga in a ChetChat about a career in law, how to become a lawyer, how to have a career as a lawyer, the age limit to become a lawyer, corporate law and litigation, careers in bachelor of laws, hear some to...

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    Click on the link bellow to watch Advocate Sachin Daga in a ChetChat about a career in law, how to become a lawyer, how to have a career as a lawyer, the age limit to become a lawyer, corporate law and litigation, careers in bachelor of laws, hear some top tips for law and how to become a successful lawyer, he discusses the career options in law after 12th and more.



    Video Link --->https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFRkuO5ZXQ4



    1. Advice on how to become a lawyer after working in another field

    2. Specialisations
    a. Civil and
    b. Criminal Law were traditional specialisations
    c. Arbitration
    d. International Law
    e. Cyber Law – have evolved

    3. How you can build your own career

    4. Data – In India there are 1.5 M advocates, 400,000 to 500,000 students

    5. How to become a lawyer after graduation and after 12th

    6. Some new courses are there, opportunities are manifold, it is up to the person
    a. Arbitration Law
    b. Banking
    c. Cyber Law
    d. Intellectual Property Law
    e. Private Laws
    f. Public Laws
    g. Commercial Laws
    h. Mergers and Acquisitions
    i. Marine Law
    j. Space Law
    k. Environmental Law

    7. Corporate Law advantages and disadvantages
    a. Comfortable office environment
    b. Growth in the corporate legal sector – banking law, international law, competent law, arbitration
    c. Predictable salary
    d. Defined Job role
    e. Office timings also predictable

    8. Litigation pays well in the long term

    9. Four categories
    a. Litigation –
    i. Arguing in court
    ii. Drafting and procedural law
    b. Government Jobs
    i. Indian Legal Services
    ii. Law Secretary
    iii. Registrar, collector, notary public
    iv. Judges – judicial clerks
    c. Academics
    i. Pursue a post-graduation and PhD
    d. Corporate Jobs

    10. Common Skills that a lawyer must possess
    a. Diligence and Responsibility
    b. Hard Work
    c. Reading
    d. Communication Skills
    e. Think Laterally and quickly
    f. Anticipation
    g. Lifelong learning – Fali S Nariman – Turning Point of Life,
    h. Chief Justice MC Chagla – Roses in December – success of a lawyer depends upon himself
    i. Good well rounded personality
    j. Good networking and contacts

    11. Law Courses
    a. 3 year LLB
    b. 5 year integrated Programs

    12. Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) – Law Entrance Examination
    a. English
    b. General Knowledge
    c. Math
    d. Legal Aptitude
    e. Logical Reasoning

    13. Prepare by
    a. Classroom teaching
    b. Online courses
    c. Self Study
    d. Crash courses

    14. Study Law abroad
    a. LSAT – Law School Admission Test

    15. Study in the US / UK and come back to India
    a. Enroll yourself in the bar council of India
    b. Apply for Sanad
    c. All India Bar Examination

    16. How to become a successful lawyer by studying abroad also

    17. Sanad
    a. License to Practice
    b. Enroll with the state bar council
    c. Appear for the All India Bar Council examination

    18. Age Limit to become a Lawyer
    a. 30 years for LLB (35 it is backward class)
    b. 20 years for integrated 5 year program (25 for backward class)

    19. Recommended Books
    a. Anonymous Lawyer by Jeremy Blachman
    b. Making your case by Antonin Scalia
    c. How to argue and win every time by Gerry Spence

    20. Recommended TV Shows
    a. Boston Legal
    b. Suits
    c. Better call saul
    d. How to get away with murder

    21. Top career Tips for law – running your own practice
    a. Lawyers are their own brand – build trust with clients
    b. Choose your clients wisely
    c. Set clear goals
    d. Value your time
    e. Proactive communication with clients

    Please see our first video --->https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCLqDMdsEJk

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