Your Name, College, Year of Study, Email ID

Anonymous

Name of Organisation, Location city, Team Strength

Sankhla and Associates, New Delhi, Team Strength: 2 Partners, 3 Associates

Application Process with contact details

The application process for the internship was simple. One has to go the the website of Sankhla and Associates, there they have contact details. Drop them an email and follow up after a week. Usually two calls would suffice.

Duration of internship and timings

December 2015

First impression, first day formalities, infrastructure

The office is located in the N Block of Greater Kailash, and is on the second floor of the building, the office is plush and spacious with a good stock of books and reporters. The office had a fast wifi and subscription of various online reporters.

The first day formalities included meeting with the partners and associates, getting to know each other sessions. Work was allotted from the very first day.

Main tasks

Main tasks included research on various areas of laws, as the law firm was a full services law firm, so one was exposed to various laws at the same time. Most of which were not studied or taught in usual course.

Sometimes the work related to drafting and preparation of arguments was also allotted to check the understanding of the research done.

If one wanted to visit courts, he/she had to tell about the same one day prior and reach the office by 9:00 AM then, as sir leaved then only.

Work environment and people

People were helpful and friendly.

Best things

The work allotted was interesting and gripping so even doing research seemed good.

Exposure to various laws.

Delegation of work was good, one felt always being attached with the work.

Input given was acknowledged and appreciated.

Treat on some days.

Bad things

No stipend. Some days we ha to sit idle and wait for the work to be allotted.

Stipend

None

Biggest Lessons

A lawyer needs to be prepared for anything which comes his way.

Accommodation

I stayed in a PG in Laxmi Nagar, as most of my friends and batchmates did. One can easily find PGs in GK too.

Office Timings

10 AM to 8 PM, coming to office was relaxed a bit but going away was strict and people worked even after we were allowed to leave.

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