Law is a system of rules that are set by a country, a community of people and are recognized by them. Going against these rules or systems attract penalties or punishments. A lawyer is a person who practices Law, could be called a lawyer, an attorney, an advocate, a counselor, a solicitor and represents a client, or a neutral third party or any government official representing them for any criminal, or civil court proceedings.
There are several career options for a student of law. One can be a Solicitor who provides services to an individual or a company across a wide range of either
commercial or criminal law issues. One can work as a barrister giving expert legal advice and representing the clients in courts. As a Legal Executive
or a patent Attorney
patent examiner etc.
10+2 with 80% marks or more.
Courses to be pursued
A bachelor’s degree followed by law school. In case of undergraduate one can study pre-law or any other equivalent. Must pass state bar exam to practice. One can choose to specialize in the many categories like Civil Law
Property and Estate Law
Bank & Taxing Law
International Business law to name a few.
National Law School of India University
Address: P.O. Bag 7201, Nagarbhavi,
Bangalore - 560 072
Phone: UNIVERSITY EPABX
+91 80 2321 3160
National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University
Address: NALSAR University of Law
Post Box No.1,
Justice City, Shameerpet, Medchal District,
Hyderabad - 500078, Telangana.
Fax: +91 40 23498385/8386
Lawyers these days have lots of opportunities not just practicing in the courts. One can also choose to take up teaching law in colleges and universities. Apart from normal practice there are lots of corporate opportunities. With the globalization International law is also in demand. Apart from there are so many different types of law that one can specialize in.
Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co
Address: Amarchand Towers, 216, Okhla Phase III, Okhla Industrial Estate Phase III, New Delhi, Delhi 110020
Phone: 011 4159 0700
Address: 12th Floor, Ashoka Estate, 24 Barakhamba Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
Phone: 011 4151 5454
Harish Salve is an eminent Indian lawyer who has specialized in constitutional, commercial and taxation law.
Prashant Bhushan is a well known Indian lawyer. He is also an activist and politician.