The Recruiters is a series aimed at helping law students fathom what it takes to gain employment in a field of law they wish to pursue. This week, Hardeep Sachdeva, Partner at AZB & Partners (Delhi), talks to Bar & Bench about the qualities his firm looks for in prospective corporate lawyers, how the firm retains employees and more. Bar & Bench: The general criteria looked at in CVs include CGPA, Internship Experience, Moot Courts, publications etc. In what order would you prioritize these? Hardeep Sachdeva: The key criteria are intelligence level, communication skills and relevant experience of the lawyer; and […]

The Recruiters is a piece aimed at helping law students fathom what it takes to gain employment in a field of law they wish to pursue. This week, Feroz Dubash, Partner at Talwar Thakore & Associates, talks to Bar & Bench about the qualities his firm looks for in prospective corporate lawyers, what recruits can expect at the firm and more. Bar & Bench: The general criteria looked at in CVs include CGPA, Internship Experience, Moot Courts, publications etc. In what order would you prioritize these? Feroz Dubash: We ask all candidates to fill out an application form which asks a […]

 The Recruiters is a weekly piece aimed at helping law students fathom what it takes to gain employment in a field of law they wish to pursue. This week, Nishant Parikh, Recruitment Partner at Trilegal, talks to Bar & Bench about the qualities his firm looks for in prospective corporate lawyers, his experiences at interviews over the years and more. Bar & Bench: Some of the criteria considered for recruitment include CGPA, internships, and publications. In what order are they prioritized? Nishant Parikh: We don’t have a specific policy (or a view) on the weightage we give to the various aspects […]

 The Recruiters is a weekly piece aimed at helping law students fathom what it takes to gain employment in a field of law they wish to pursue. This week, S&R Associates’ Recruitment Partner Juhi Singh talks to Bar & Bench about the qualities her firm looks for in prospective corporate lawyers, the law schools considered for recruitment and more. Bar & Bench: Some of the criteria considered for recruitment include CGPA, internships, and publications. In what order are they prioritized? Juhi Singh: We generally recruit from the pool of candidates who have interned at our firm. We choose candidates for internships […]

 The Recruiters is a weekly column aimed at helping law students fathom what it takes to gain employment in a field of law they wish to pursue. This week, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan’s founder and Managing Partner V Lakshmikumaran talks to Bar & Bench about the qualities his firm looks for in prospective tax lawyers, internship and training programs at the firm, his experiences at interviews over the years and more. Bar & Bench: Some of the criteria considered for recruitment include CGPA, moot courts and publications. In what order are they prioritized? V Lakshmikumaran: We look at their CGPA. We also […]

The Recruiters is a weekly piece that helps law students fathom what it takes to gain employment in a field of law they wish to pursue. This week, AZB & Partners’ freshers Recruitment Partner Sai Krishna Bharathan talks to Bar & Bench about the qualities his firm looks for in prospective corporate lawyers, his experiences at interviews over the years and more. Bar & Bench: Some of the criteria considered for recruitment include CGPA, internships, and publications. In what order are they prioritized? Sai Krishna Bharathan: The two most important criteria are the CGPA and Internships. We place a lot […]

The Recruiters is a weekly piece that helps law students fathom what it takes to gain employment in a field of law they wish to pursue. This week, JSA Senior Partner and Member of its Executive Committee in charge of Talent and Recruitment, Dina Wadia talks to Bar & Bench about the qualities her firm looks for in prospective corporate lawyers, her Day Zero experiences over the years and more. Bar & Bench: Some of the criteria considered for recruitment include CGPA, internships, and publications. In what order are they prioritized? Dina Wadia: Our recruitment is done through a combination of […]

 “The Recruiters” is a weekly series that seeks to help law students fathom what it takes to gain employment in a field of law they wish to pursue. Each week, we garner insights from recruiters at the top law firms, companies and organisations. This week, Khaitan & Co’s HR Partner, Aakash Choubey talks to Bar & Bench about the qualities his firm looks for in prospective corporate lawyers, his experiences at Day Zero interviews over the years and more. Bar & Bench: Some of the criteria considered for recruitment include CGPA, internships, and publications. In what order are they prioritized? […]