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Law Careers in Law Ram Jethmalani on the Legal Profession

About This Talk

As a rookie lawyer or as a law student, have you come across situations where everything seems impossible and you’re just short of calling it quits? The best solution at all those times is to seek advice from the best in the field.

Today in conversation, we have India’s eminent Jurist, Lawyer and Teacher Mr Ram Jethmalani. During this talk, Mr Jethmalani aims to answer the doubts that plague most young Indian lawyers or law students. Join us in this interesting conversation or life lessons with Mr Ram Jethmalani that will enrich your life and your legal career!

This talk is a part of Tanvi Dubey's upcoming book on 'Careers in Law' to be published by EBC.

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One of India’s greatest criminal lawyers, Ram Jethmalani is only fair in love and law.

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Talks Overview

As a law student or as a young lawyer it becomes difficult to choose between monetary gains and justice. Mr Ram Jethmalani, India’s premier Jurist, offers practical advice on this and many other choices a young lawyer may have to make. In his words, hear firsthand about the struggles that he had to overcome as a law student, his experience as a young lawyer and his journey as a teacher. Mr Jethmalani provides the much-needed encouragement to young women lawyers who face problems concerning their choices as well as provides tips to succeed at one’s practice.

As a young lawyer, it is necessary to find your level of comfort while practicing, but it is also important to be equally dedicated to your work in your pursuit of justice. Mr Jethmalani stresses about the need for this 100 percent dedication. Join us in this enriching and life changing conversation with Mr Ram Jethmalani.

In this talk you’ll learn to:

  • Understand the different techniques required to succeed as a first generation lawyer
  • Approach a case from trial to the end
  • Understand the skills needed to be a good cross-examiner

Instructors

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Ram Jethmalani

Ram Jethmalani began his vocation in Pakistan as a teacher in an instructive foundation, before the partition of India and Pakistan. He is 94 years old but has the energy of a young person. Even today, one can see Ram Jethmalani arguing matters in the Supreme Court and the High Courts, with full vigor and energy. He is more than a match for his younger opponents, both in terms of physical energy as well as legal acumen.

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Tanvi Dubey

Tanvi Dubey is an Associate at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. She has interned with Mr Ram Jethmalani, Justice Dipak Misra and Mohan Parasaran during her law school years. Apart from being a corporate lawyer, she is also an esteemed classical vocalist.

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