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italawbooks_nxb_thumbPicking interships is probably the most important step in a budding legal career, particularly as CVs without internship experience are likely to end up in the bin. An increasing number of firms are also beginning to exclusively recruit from their batch of interns.

However, applying for internships is also a potential minefield. We will attempt to deal with some common questions.

 

Prof_Menon_thThe Bar Association of India and the Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF) has instituted an annual award in the name of NLSIU Bangalore founder director Padmashree Prof N.R. Madhava Menon honouring the achievements of law teachers in India.

Four other law teachers were also recognised for their services in the field on Friday, on the eve of India's national Teachers' Day.

HNLU-Hunger_strikeHidayatullah National Law University Raipur (HNLU) students returned for classes today to their new 70-acre campus, ending four years of strife with university officials that included protests, agitation and hunger strikes.

NLSIU_Bangalore_library_thumbNLSIU Bangalore will close for 10 days in the wake of the H1N1 influenza virus strain, following 20 deaths in Karnataka and the temporary closure of several other educational institutions in the state.

NUJS_Kolkata_thNUJS Kolkata has extended the tuition fees payment deadline after students refuse to pay in protest against the fee-hike, which was announced only several weeks before the start of this term.

gavel_thThe intra-university mooting season has started at many colleges this month, with a select few hoping to qualify for the most prestigious domestic and international moot courts. And judging by track records and past performance, Indian mooters stand a good chance of going far and wide.

NUJS_Kolkata_thAn LLB student has mounted a successful legal challenge after an unexpected doubling of tuition fees at NUJS Kolkata, which has provoked widespread complaints from the student body.

Trilegal-anand_prasad_thTrilegal has recruited final year law students from a National Law School almost six months earlier than last year in an attempt to beat the fierce competition for top law school talent.

BarCouncil-Sinha_thThe Bar Council of India wants to tackle the growth of private legal education providers by closing colleges which do not provide an adequate standard of legal training to budding lawyers.

italawbooks_nxb_thumbKolkata's WB National University of Juridicial Sciences (NUJS) has come out in second place behind National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore in the latest edition of Outlook India magazine's top law school league tables.

NLSIU_Bangalore_library_thumbNational Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore today regained the top spot in India Today's annual ranking of the top 25 Indian law schools, pushing Hyderabad's National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University (NALSAR) back to second place.

NLSIUBangalore_thumbAmarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co has significantly increased its recruitment of penultimate year students from one of India's top law schools.

The firm's Mumbai office has enlisted 11 fourth-year law students from National Law School of India University Bangalore (NLSIU).

NLSIU vice chancellor Venkata RaoNational Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore may expand internationally, as it plans to grow and modernise under the guidance of a new advisory board.

The advisory board will include managing partners from Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co, AZB & Partners and Luthra & Luthra, as well as one of the legendary co-founders of Infosys and a host of other prominent industry figures.

NLSIU vice-chancellor Venkata Rao (pictured) said that while international expansion will be on the agenda, decisions would only be made once the new board is fully constituted and has had its first meeting in July or August of this year.

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