Your Name, College, Year of Study, Email ID
Udayan Sanyal, Hidayatullah National Law University, 2nd year
Name of Organisation, Location (city)
Advocate Hidayat Mukadam, Thane District Court, Mumbai
The advocate works in Thane District Court and has his office near to it.
I approached him on 1st May and started working from 2nd May.
Duration of internship and timings
It was for 21 days.
The timings were between 11am to 5:00 pm at Thane District Court.
On certain days one had to stay till 6 pm.
First impression, first day formalities
On the first day Hidayat sir showed me the memo he was going to present in court regarding a family case.
I went to the family court with him.
He told me about the basic procedures in court.
We stayed in the court premises for the entire day.
The Bar Association Room was a crowded place where we rested and had lunch.
Observed the proceedings of district civil court, sessions court and district family Court.
Helped in drafting of petition.
Learnt to search dates and status of various cases in the court through the register.
Did research regarding family laws.
Work environment and people
Sir works mainly in the criminal court and family court.
The Thane district court is a bit chaotic.
But Sir ensured that I got used to it pretty quickly.
Sir was very helpful and liberal in terms of timings and leaves.
I didn’t get much work.
There was no spoon feeding.
Proceedings were very boring.
Understood the basics of district court.