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<div style="font-size:152%; border:none; margin:0; padding:.1em; color:#000; width: 90%; padding-bottom: 20px;">Welcome to [[Legallypedia]],</div>
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<div style="top:+0.2em; font-size:100%; width: 90%;">The free collaborative resource for Indian lawyers and law students that anyone can edit.</div>
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<div style="font-size:152%; border:none; margin:0; padding:.1em; color:#000;">Welcome to [[Legallypedia]],</div>
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<div style="top:+0.2em; font-size:100%;">the free collaborative encyclopedia for Indian lawyers and law students.</div>
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'''Some pages with useful information:'''
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==[[Indian law firms]]==
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Legallypedia is gradually creating a database of [[Indian law firms]], which will be helpful for those researching jobs or the legal market in general.
  
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A fairly comprehensive list of [[Indian law firms]] and a few bare-bone profiles are here. We have not yet made a start on [[legal process outsourcing (LPO)]] firms.
  
This is Legallypedia, which aims to become an encyclopedic resource to help Indian lawyers and law students research jobs and careers, law schools and anything remotely legal and India-related.
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Please expand the profiles of each firm with procedures and contact details for internship applications, as well as descriptions of the type of work offered to interns and young lawyers.
  
== Mooting ==
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Legallypedia also maintains a [[Salary table|list of starting salaries]] that the top Indian recruiters pay graduates.
The first major Legallypedia project will be to create a list and contact details for all major moots in India and abroad in preparation for the 2010-11 edition of Legally India's [[Mooting Premier League]].
 
  
[[Moot court competitions|Click here for a list of moot court competitions]] where Indian law schools participate.
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=Get involved=
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[[Legallypedia]] aims to become a helpful resource to help Indian lawyers and law students research jobs and careers, law schools and anything remotely legal and India-related. All content will be written by lawyers and students for lawyers and students.
  
== [[Indian law schools|Law schools]] ==
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All content should be genuinely helpful and convey important information and also partly also a personal touch and feel of a place.
A Legallypedia side project will be to create a useful and unbiased directory of India's various law schools.
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'''For this, Legallypedia needs your help!'''
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== [[Mooting Premier League]] ==
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*[[MPL 5|MPL 5 Homepage (2013-14)]]
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*[[MPL 5 season standings]]
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*[[Moots|Information on 54 moots]]
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*[[MPL 5 rulebook]]
  
[[Indian law schools|Click here for a basic list and links to new articles about India's top law schools]].
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</div></div>The Mooting Premier League (MPL) is India's hugely popular annual competition, ranking the mooting prowess of all Indian law schools in more than 50 of the best domestic and international moots.  
  
==[[Indian law firms]]==
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The MPL is currently in its fifth year, sponsored for the second year running by international law firm [[Herbert Smith Freehills]].
Legallypedia is gradually looking to create a database of [[Indian law firms]], which will be helpful for those researching jobs or the legal market in general.
 
  
A very basic starter list of [[Indian law firms]] and a few bare-bone profiles here. Feel free to expand please!
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== [[Indian law schools|Law schools]] ==
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A Legallypedia side project will be to create a useful and unbiased directory of India's various law schools. Each article should contain original information about a law school - written by students for students. ''Please do not just copy and paste articles from Wikipedia or the school's website.''
  
==What is the Legallypedia Wiki?==
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Please improve or create the article about your law school with helpful and unbiased information for prospective joiners and recruiters.
Legallypedia is a so-called "wiki" and using it is very simple. It is based on the same collaborative software that has made the excellent [http://www.wikipedia.org/ Wikipedia] such an amazing resource for millions.
 
  
Just like Wikipedia, Legallypedia can not exist without your honest help and support. Legallypedia relies on reader contributions that are accurate, unbiased and verifiable - just like a proper paper encyclopedia or directory.
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[[Indian law schools|Click here for a basic list and links to new articles about India's top law schools]].
  
The idea is for articles on Legallypedia to help current and future generations of law students and lawyers by sharing collective knowledge and contributing towards more transparency.
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=[[Help:Contents#What_is_Legallypedia.3F|What is the Legallypedia Wiki?]]=
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[[Legallypedia]] is a so-called "wiki" and using it is very simple. It is based on the same collaborative software that has made the excellent [http://www.wikipedia.org/ Wikipedia] such an amazing resource for millions.
  
For now, absolutely '''anyone''' can publish an article on Legallypedia. Please use this power responsibly and '''do not''' publish articles furthering your own subjective agendas or personal grudges. If people 'vandalise' pages or make irresponsible edits, Legallypedia will be restricted to users registered on Legally India only, which would be a shame. (NB: Unregistered users have to complete security checks from time to time to prevent spam - registered users can edit freely without such checks)
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Just like Wikipedia, Legallypedia can not exist without your honest help and relies on reader contributions that are accurate, unbiased and verifiable. In short, let's make sure Legallypedia is '''full of facts'''.
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Articles on Legallypedia will hopefully help current and future generations of law students and lawyers by sharing collective knowledge and contributing towards more transparency in the legal market.
  
==How to use a Wiki: crash course==
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Anyone who creates a free Legally India account can publish or edit articles on Legallypedia.  
In a very small nutshell, you can edit any article on Legallypedia and create as many new articles as you like on legal topics.  
 
  
*Just click the "Edit" button above any article and you can change the text, which will be instantly published.
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'''[[Help:Contents#What_is_Legallypedia.3F|Please visit this page to learn more about what Legallypedia is and what it is NOT]]''' (e.g.: not about [[kittens]]).
*To create a new article, just type a title of an article in the white search box to the top-right and click "Go". If an article on the topic or a similar topic exists, click on it from the search results and edit or add to it. Otherwise, click the red link and you can create a new article with that name.
 
*Any [[an article that will never exist|red link]] within an article means that no entries on the topic exists yet. You can click the red link and instantly create a new article on the topic.
 
*To create a link to a new or existing article yourself, simply type: ''<nowiki>Here is a link to the wiki page of [[Legally India]].</nowiki>'' When saved, it will look like this: ''Here is a link to the wiki page of [[Legally India]].''  
 
*To link to an external website, simply type: ''<nowiki>Here is an external link to [http://www.legallyindia.com Legally India].</nowiki>'' This will look like this: ''Here is an external link to [http://www.legallyindia.com Legally India].'' (I.e.: Two square brackets for an internal Legallpedia link and one square bracket for external links.) Magic, couldn't be easier!
 
*To make a new big and bold heading like the one above, just type: ''<nowiki>==This is a heading==</nowiki>''
 
  
==Delve deeper into Wiki use==
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==[[Help:Contents#How_to_use_a_Wiki:_crash_course|How to use a Wiki: crash course]]==
For a basic guide that explains a bit more how to create new articles and edit existing entries on Legallypedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:How_to_edit_a_page please read this Wikipedia guide on how to edit articles], 99 per cent of which will also apply on Legallypedia.
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In a very small nutshell, you can edit any article on Legallypedia and create as many new articles as you like on legal topics.  
  
For those feeling braver [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/How_to_edit_a_page read this detailed guide on how you can easily format text, create lists, upload pictures and do lots of other fun things].
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'''[[Help:Contents#How_to_use_a_Wiki:_crash_course|Please visit the Help page for more information and assistance.]]'''
  
Have fun!
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'''And finally, above all, please have fun!'''

Latest revision as of 15:07, 23 October 2013

Welcome to Legallypedia,
The free collaborative resource for Indian lawyers and law students that anyone can edit.
There are currently 319 articles on Legallypedia. Please help create more!

Some pages with useful information:

Indian law firms

Legallypedia is gradually creating a database of Indian law firms, which will be helpful for those researching jobs or the legal market in general.

A fairly comprehensive list of Indian law firms and a few bare-bone profiles are here. We have not yet made a start on legal process outsourcing (LPO) firms.

Please expand the profiles of each firm with procedures and contact details for internship applications, as well as descriptions of the type of work offered to interns and young lawyers.

Legallypedia also maintains a list of starting salaries that the top Indian recruiters pay graduates.

Get involved

Legallypedia aims to become a helpful resource to help Indian lawyers and law students research jobs and careers, law schools and anything remotely legal and India-related. All content will be written by lawyers and students for lawyers and students.

All content should be genuinely helpful and convey important information and also partly also a personal touch and feel of a place.

For this, Legallypedia needs your help!

Mooting Premier League

mpl5hsflogo200.png

The Mooting Premier League (MPL) is India's hugely popular annual competition, ranking the mooting prowess of all Indian law schools in more than 50 of the best domestic and international moots.

The MPL is currently in its fifth year, sponsored for the second year running by international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills.

Law schools

A Legallypedia side project will be to create a useful and unbiased directory of India's various law schools. Each article should contain original information about a law school - written by students for students. Please do not just copy and paste articles from Wikipedia or the school's website.

Please improve or create the article about your law school with helpful and unbiased information for prospective joiners and recruiters.

Click here for a basic list and links to new articles about India's top law schools.

What is the Legallypedia Wiki?

Legallypedia is a so-called "wiki" and using it is very simple. It is based on the same collaborative software that has made the excellent Wikipedia such an amazing resource for millions.

Just like Wikipedia, Legallypedia can not exist without your honest help and relies on reader contributions that are accurate, unbiased and verifiable. In short, let's make sure Legallypedia is full of facts.

Articles on Legallypedia will hopefully help current and future generations of law students and lawyers by sharing collective knowledge and contributing towards more transparency in the legal market.

Anyone who creates a free Legally India account can publish or edit articles on Legallypedia.

Please visit this page to learn more about what Legallypedia is and what it is NOT (e.g.: not about kittens).

How to use a Wiki: crash course

In a very small nutshell, you can edit any article on Legallypedia and create as many new articles as you like on legal topics.

Please visit the Help page for more information and assistance.

And finally, above all, please have fun!