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Finding & Pursuing Law Internships During Lockdown

Team SoOLEGAL
Online (12 Sep 2020@ 06:30 pm - 12 Sep 2020@ 08:00 pm)

Finding & Pursuing Law Internships During Lockdown

Summary:

Why intern during the lockdown and whether to look for online Internships?

How to find internships and whether to go only for paid ones and/or also unpaid ones?

How to make the most of online internships and whether it is okay to do non-legal work?

Whether to prefer one month or longer internships?

How to convert online internships in job opportunities?

All your questions around law Internships answered in this special and subsidised session for law students and young lawyers.

Date: Saturday, 12th September,  2020

Time: From 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM 

Registration : Rs. 250/- (Plus GST)

* 5% Discount for all SoOLEGAL Members.

Who should Attend: Law Students & Young Lawyers

PRESENTER PROFILE:

Avani is an Advocate in the Supreme Court of India, and founding partner of ‘Avani Bansal Chambers‘ (ABC). She runs ‘Hamara Kanoon’, a legal awareness project which explains important laws in simple Hindi in a video format on YouTube.

Avani has stellar academic records winning eight gold medals at Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur, India, where she pursued B.A. LL.B. (Honors). Thereafter she pursued BCL and M.Phil in Law from University of Oxford (UK), and LL.M. from Harvard Law School (USA).

While at Oxford, she was the President of Oxford Lawyers Without Borders, Associate Editor of the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal and was the first law student to be ‘highly commended’ as part of the Vice Chancellor’s Civic Award scheme for her pro-bono work and community caring. She was a recipient of scholarship for an Academic Exchange Programme to Max Plank Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Hamburg, Germany) and has interned with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva amongst others. At Harvard, Avani was the Co-President of her LL.M. class, Vice-President (Speaker Series) of Harvard India Student Group (HISG) and LL.M. Representative with South Asian Law Students Association. She received the Dean’s Award for Community Leadership at Harvard Law School.

Avani is passionate about access to justice, gender rights, pro-bono policy in India, constitutional law, environmental law and social change. She has delivered lectures around law schools in India and has been featured in the Week, Times of India, and in a short documentary on travelling amongst others. She loves to read and write in her spare time and has written several editorial pieces for Times of India. Link to Articles on TOI:

https://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/author/avanibansal

She can be contacted at advocateavanibansal@gmail.com.

Here are some other links that have covered Avani’s work :

Interview in Superlawyer: https://superlawyer.in/avani-bansal-on-winning-9-goldmedals-her-experience-as-a-judicial-clerk-studying-bcl-m-phil-from-oxford-andlitigation-at-district-high-court

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/avanibansal?trk=hp-identity-name

Short Video Covering Her Story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nf4jHvhfPbE

Recent Interview with Siddharth Varadarajan of The Wire on the SC judges row at Facebook Live :

https://www.facebook.com/thewire.in/videos/1727916813949308/?hc_ref=ARRIlqjbuagl5RHoMzXkQJeibTWDr5Vz7KTirFdyiciK7aa37JeUrKjNyw4UXdAXNw&pnref=story

Interview in Hindi with ‘The Wire’ on Judges Loya’s death :

http://thewirehindi.com/31821/hum-bhi-bharat-episode-17-judge-loya-and-indianjudiciary/

‘The Week’’s Cover story: http://www.theweek.in/theweek/cover/genderdiscrimination-in-judiciary.html

Link to the project - ‘Hamara Kanoon’ which aims to create legal awareness by explaining simple laws in Hindi: https://www.youtube.com/user/AvaniBansal/videos

Coverage by Oxford Human Rights Hub of Hamara Kanoon :http://ohrh.law.ox.ac.uk/hamara-kanoon-our-law-a-tech-solution-to-create-legalawareness-in-india/

BBC Hindi Interview on Right to Privacy : https://www.facebook.com/bbchindi/videos/1700556199975948/

CNN News 18 Panel Discussion on Right to Privacy : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NV3LsP6iMe8&t=18s

Avani is an author of the book 'Life At Law School' published by EBC. Check here : https://www.ebcwebstore.com/product_info.php?products_id=99095840

Also, she is one of the 25 professional covered in the book titled ‘On The Rise (Inspiring Stories of Young Legal Professionals in India)’ published by Universal.

04 Sep 2020 12:39 pm
Dr. Reshma  12 Sep 2020 8:28pm
Thank u all for the informative session ..
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Tarandeep Singh   12 Sep 2020 8:15pm
Webinar was fruitful and got answered for many of the major enquiries law students generally have. Thankyou to SoO Legal for conducting webinar and Adv. Avani Bansal for solving our doubts upon.
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Shivanshi Tyagi   12 Sep 2020 6:37pm
I didn't get the link for the webinar.
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Poorvi Seth   11 Sep 2020 3:59pm
Interested in getting associated with the organisation.
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Tejus. N   10 Sep 2020 2:28pm
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