Top 5 Legal Internships & Events for Law Student/Grad in April 2024

1 Apr 2024  Read 1672 Views

April is the midpoint of the academic year for law students. This makes it a great time for law students to do real legal work without getting in the way of regular coursework.

Doing internships, moot competitions, or enrolling in legal courses helps students learn a lot from these experiences. Also, chances are high to get internships (or maybe pre-placement offers) at really good firms. Additionally, there are events where students can meet and learn from professionals and improve networking opportunities.

From 1st semester fresher to a seasoned PhD holder, this blog is packed with legal events and legal internships designed just for you!🔊

1. IX National Moot Court Competition by the NorthCap University, Gurugram (Cash Prizes Worth ₹ 40k) Deadline: 10 April' 24

About NCU School of Law: The vision of the School of Law is to be ranked among some of the best law schools in India and the most preferred private university destination for law aspirants. School of Law at The NorthCap University provides the highest quality professional legal education to equip students for transnational practice and to face the challenges posed by the internationalisation of the legal profession.

About the Competition: This edition of the National Moot Court Competition at the School of Law, NorthCap University, features the Republic of Tokugawa, which has been classified as a developing country by various international organisations. The current government intends to accelerate infrastructure growth, and the various state governments also promote it.

Eligibility: Students from a 3-year LLB or 5-year LLB program (1 team per program per institute).

Mode of Event: Offline Mode.

Awards:

  • Winning Team: ₹15,000/- + Winner's Trophy.
  • Runners-up Team: ₹10,000/- + Runner's-Up Trophy.
  • Best Mooter Male: ₹5,000/- + Memento.
  • Best Mooter Female: ₹5,000/- + Memento.

How to Apply: To register, Click here!

For brochures, mood problems, rules, and regulations, click here!

Contact: mootcourt@ncuindia.edu or Student Convenor- Nitya Agarwal: 9891360900; Avantika Shankar: 9810066150

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2. NLUJ: IDIA-ICUL Essay Writing Competition [Cash Prize Worth ₹50k]: Register by 10 April '24

About NLUJ: National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ) is one of India's leading Law Schools in the vibrant and colourful city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Since its establishment in 1999, NLUJ has endeavoured to produce exceptional lawyers and legal scholars aimed at pushing and challenging the existing boundaries of knowledge.

About IDIA Rajasthan Chapter: Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Legal Education (IDIA) is a non-profit organisation working in India which aims to empower underprivileged children by giving them access to quality legal education. 

About ICUL: IC Universal Legal is a full-service law firm that provides comprehensive guidance and assistance to clients in navigating the dynamic interplay of various laws and regulations. 

About the Call for Paper: IDIA Rajasthan Chapter is thrilled to announce its inaugural Essay Writing Competition in partnership with IC Universal Legal. The collaboration aims to unite legal minds in a collective effort to delve into contemporary law issues.

Themes:

  • Emerging Trends in Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Recent Developments in the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Law
  • Artificial Intelligence and it’s Interplay with Law
  • Exploring Modern Avenues for Dispute Resolution
  • Securities Market reforms and their impact on fundraising in India

How to Register: Click here to Register!

Registration Fees:

  • Single Authorship: ₹ 300/-
  • Co-authorship/Two Authors: ₹ 500/-

Prizes:

  • Winner: ₹ 25,000/-
  • First Runner-Up: ₹ 15,000/-
  • Second Runner-Up: ₹ 10,000/-
  • Publication with NLUJ Law Review Blog: The winning essay will also be published in the well-reputed NLU Jodhpur Law Review Blog
  • Internship with IC Universal Legal: The Top Three winning entries of the Competition will also get the opportunity to intern with IC Universal Legal

Contact: Ujjwal Meena: +91 98981 28663; Sharia Shoaib: +91 85830 02204

Click here for the Official Notification!

Click here to submit.

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3. Internship Opportunity at Center for Gender and Environment, Lucknow [12 Weeks; 6 Interns]: Apply Now!

About the Organisation: The Center for Gender and Environment works on issues of Gender and Environment with a focus on India. Founded on the principles of gender, equality and environmental justice, the organisation is committed to building initiatives and developing capacities among stakeholders and within communities to articulate environmental and social justice issues.

About the Opportunity: The Centre for Gender and Environment is looking for individuals who can join them to work towards a more equitable and just society by bringing awareness and supporting and empowering women in accessing entitlements. Supporting communities and organisations in protecting resources and defending their livelihoods interlinked with the environment.

Eligibility:

  • Graduate
  • Good communication skills in English and Hindi
  • Proficiency with MS Office products, database management and other computer applications

Positions: 2 each Legal, Political Science, and Social Science

Location: Lucknow / Remote ( Uttar Pradesh)

Duration: 12 Weeks with possible extension.

Job Description:

  • Write and analyse in-depth research reports /fact sheets relating to socio-legal issues with the right-based approach.
  • Drafting petitions on human rights issues (women's rights, agriculture, environment, and health)
  • Conducting legal research on environmental issues.
  • Data collection at the field level; identify and understand agricultural policies and implementation
  • Document and draft research reports.
  • Comfortable conducting field research in challenging situations in rural settings and researching socio-legal issues.

How to Apply: Send an email to careers.cgeindia@gmail.com/ WhatsApp at 9235638688 with the following. 

  • Covering letter: Qualifications, suitability for the project
  • Sample of your work ( not exceeding two pages)

Click here for the Official Notification!

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4. Call for Chapter for Edited Book Titled ‘Gender Justice- Contemporary Developments': Deadline 30 April '24

About the Book: This edited book is a testament to our collective dedication to this cause and offers a roadmap for advancing gender justice in the contemporary world and beyond. Sexual difference is the major characteristic which paved the way for gender inequalities and denial of injustice to women.

Themes and Subthemes

  • Gender Understanding: Basic Connotations
  • Feminist Jurisprudence: A Theoretical analysis
  • Legal Frameworks for Promoting Gender Justice
  • Gender Rights in Law and Policy
  • Gender-Based Violence and its Impact on Society, etc.

All the above themes are not exhaustive. Authors are free to choose any other topic that falls within the domain of the main theme.

Deadlines: The abstract should be sent to ili.genderjusticebook@gmail.com by 30 April 2024. A list of selected abstracts will be notified by 15 May 2024. The full Chapter is to be submitted by 30 June 2024. The ideal length of the chapter is a minimum of 3000 words. Chapters must follow the JILI (Journal of Indian Law Institute) formatting and citation guidelines

Publication Details: The book will be published by the Indian Law Institute/reputed publisher with ISBN. 

Submission Guidelines: Chapter proposals should include a title, abstract (300 words), author(s), bio(s), and keywords.

Contact: Dr Arya A. Kumar: +91-9953186088

Click here for the Official Notification!

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5. Certificate Course On Legislative Drafting By NLIU Bhopal In Collaboration With Vidhi Centre For Legal Policy: Register by 14 April '24

About NLIU Bhopal: Founded in 1997, the National Law Institute University (NLIU) is a premier institution in India, dedicated to fostering legal education and excellence. NLIU is known for being the 3rd Best Law School in India, according to India Today in 2022, showing its dedication to being excellent.

About Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy: The Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy (Vidhi) operates as an autonomous intellectual powerhouse dedicated to the enhancement of legal frameworks and governance systems for the greater benefit of society. Vidhi's engagement with the Government of India, State governments, and other public institutions serves as a conduit for informed policy-making and the seamless translation of policy into tangible legal enactments.

About Course: This online certificate course on Legislative Drafting, in the context of India’s law, policy and unique experiences, aims to introduce students to legislative drafting by exposing them to various ideas and the opportunity to discuss them from the learned resource persons.

Duration: 17th to 19th April 2024, on an online platform

Payment Details: ₹ 100/- for both students and professionals. The last date to register for the course is 14 April 2024.

Click here for Registration, Brochure, and Payment.

Contact Information: cps@nliu.ac.in or Rounak Doshi: +91 9644755530

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