Internship Experience at Chambers of Mr D.S. Rawal, Advocate, District Court Panipat

By | July 25, 2018
District Court Panipat - Mr. Rawal

My first day at Chambers of Mr D.S. Rawal started with a brief introduction followed by a small meeting with the senior lawyers working in that chamber. Thereafter, I was made to sit with other interns, with whom I spent most of the time during the course of my internship

Advocate Name, Location

Chambers of Mr D.S. Rawal, Advocate, chamber no. 273, District court, Panipat

Application Process

You can directly contact him by visiting the court. In my case, I came here through some personal contact.

Duration of internship and timings

45 days internship from 21st May to 21st July excluding court holidays and non-working days. Timings: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

First impression, First-day formalities

My first day started with a brief introduction followed by a small meeting with the senior lawyers working in that chamber. Thereafter, I was made to sit with other interns, with whom I spent most of the time during the course of my internship. I then went and introduced myself to the other associates as well, who gave me my first research work then and there itself. It was an experience which was quite anti-orthodox Internship experiences.

Main tasks

One has to approach the associates to get work. Every intern is supposed to make daily details of work done by him/her. Researching on various civil and criminal aspects of law, making case summaries and case briefs was the part of daily tasks given by the senior advocates. Apart from the research work, I also attended the court proceedings, where I got the opportunity to see Rawal Sir argue.

Work environment and people

The work environment is really positive and makes the intern feel good about coming to work. The staff are nice and the associates are very humble and friendly.

The associates are always ready and willing to help interns in their work. They also sometimes have fun with interns and tend to make the atmosphere light, yet healthy.

Best things

Apart from the positives that have been discussed so far, interns get to have the chance to express their views about any related case in the chamber, during which sir tends to discuss case details as well as political and current issues.

Bad things

There were no bad things as such. I just felt the major part of the duration in which I interned had court vacations as well as the days when the work got suspended due to some reason.

Biggest Lessons

Work harder in order to achieve success throughout life. Internships can be a lot of fun, so relax, get to know the new people around you and enjoy yourself!

Stipend

None

Overall rating

9 out of 10

By – Nancy Garg,

SRM University, Sonepat, Delhi NCR, 2nd year

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