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  • Wide prospects of Law Study
  • Course for law study as per bar council of India
  • Ambit/scope of Law course
  • Is It the Right Career for me
  • Law prospect

    1. 1. “HORIZON OF LAW” “Legal Profession Is One The Nobel And Popular Carrier Choice In Worldwide For A Longer Period Of Time” PRESENTED BY: Mrs. Debashree Chakraborty Research Associate ITM University, Raipur School of Law
    2. 2. Basic Function Perform By Law Defending us from evil  Promoting the common good  Resolving disputes over limited resources  Encouraging people to do the right thing
    3. 3.  5 years’ integrated course after 12th class  3years’law course after graduation in any discipline  Higher study  Diploma or certificate courses  The LLB course is regulated by the Bar Council of India which sets rules and regulations regarding legal practice in the country. Any specialization is done at masters, M.Phil or Ph.D stage.  Bar Council Of India (Part– IV), rules of Legal Education
    4. 4. Corporate world, LPO, IPO Legal Advisor Judicial Services Reporter & Social Activist Litigation
    5. 5. Lawyers work in a variety of fields which may come under the bar or the bench. There are the four major segments of legal practice from which one can choose which to pursue a career in;  Private Practice: Involves working alone or with partners in a firm to provide legal services to clients; some lawyers specialize in one or more practice areas while others engage in general practice.  Public Practice: Serves low-income individuals, marginalized groups and social causes; practitioners may work for advocacy groups, including both areas civil and criminal cases.  Government Counsel: Governments hire lawyers for legal advice and representation; lawyers directly employed by the government may work for ministries, government agencies and crown corporations  Corporate Counsel: corporations can employ lawyers as in-house counsel; an in-house counsel works for a single company to advise on legal matters related to its business activities.
    6. 6. Practice Specializations Intellectual Property: intellectual property refers to the ownership rights to certain kinds of creative endeavors; intellectual property law protects ownership through copyrights, patents, trademarks and industrial design registrations.  Constitutional: branch of public law dealing with powers of the federal government and the division of powers between the federal and provincial governments; constitutional lawyers handle issues such as equality rights, freedom of expression, security and democratic governance.  Corporate and Commercial: Deals with the formation and maintenance of businesses; corporate and commercial lawyers handle contracts, liability, mergers, structured financings and other business matters.  Real Estate: deals with the purchase, sale, financing and development of land and buildings; real estate lawyers may work for developers, tenants, investors, banks or corporations on matters relating to residential or commercial real estate.
    7. 7.  Criminal: governs crimes against the public and members of the public (as opposed to civil litigation which deals with private disputes); a criminal lawyer may work for the government as a prosecutor or represent the accused person as a defense lawyer.  Environmental: legislation and regulations relating to the interaction of humans with the environment; environmental lawyers deal with matters such as air pollution, wilderness preservation and waste disposal.  Family: applies to legal relationships between family members; issues in family law include marriage contracts, divorce, child custody, adoption, wills and estate planning.  International: governs the interactions and relationships between nations; international lawyers may be hired by national governments and international organizations, or work in the private sector focusing on the interpretation of treaties and related laws. Securities: regulates the purchase and sale of securities (financial instruments such as stocks and bonds); securities lawyers typically work in law firms providing services to corporations and financial institutions or for governmental commissions focusing on regulatory compliance.
    8. 8.  Tax: deals with the taxes levied by different levels of government; tax lawyers may advise corporations on tax strategies and implications of business transactions, or counsel individuals on matters such as legal wills and estate planning.  Immigration: federal laws control the entry of non-citizens into the country; immigration lawyers assist clients in applying for entry, residing in the country and becoming citizens.  Administrative: Branch of public law dealing with the relationship between individuals and the government; regulates the power of governmental administrative agencies and ensures fair implementation and administration of laws Labor and Employment: defines the rights and obligations of employers, workers and union members; lawyers may advise management, labor or government on issues such as employment standards, workplace health and safety, and industrial relations.  Other Areas: in addition to the practice areas list above, there are many other fields of specialization in the legal profession (Medical jurisprudence (Forensic Science), Human Rights, Cyber Law, Mercantile Law antitrust, entertainment, health, municipal, sports, etc.).
    9. 9. Legal advisor gives formal opinion regarding legal documents and activities inside a firm The legal advisors should find an opportunity to endorse business transactions of a business firm. They are employed by governments, big companies, small companies and also private companies. Legal advisors are lawyers specialized in a particular field. They are employed to prevent from any legal
    11. 11. Document Drafting Lawyer: Specializes in drafting various documents containing agreements, terms and conditions, case material, etc. Legal Journalist: Covers crime beats, legal proceedings in Courts, arbitration Courts, International Courts and arbitration events.. Academics: As a Teaching faculty could be appointed in different government and private Educational Institutions. Activist, Human Rights Advocate (Local, International Human Rights Groups & Agencies, Government Agencies etc) Attorney:(Represent individuals and organizations in law courts, start your own chamber or work for established law firms)
    12. 12. Court Reporter: Media Houses, News Agencies, Judge/Magistrate (Work in the bench and climb your way to become a judge) Legal Assistant/Paralegal: In Law firms, Agencies & NGOs etc Legal Secretary: for Associations, NGOs etc Company Secretary: in firms, medium and big corporate organizations etc Law Enforcement Officer: join the Police as an Officer, the Military, Security Agencies such as State Security Services etc Private Detective/Investigator: If your investigative skills are good enough start a private investigations firm or work for one Prisons/Customs/Immigration Officer: join the Prisons, Customs or Immigrations Service as an Officer
    13. 13. “Is It the Right Career for Me” ‚Ambrose Bierce in his Devil’s dictionary describes a lawyer as someone who is skilled in the ‘circumvention of the law’.‛  Every field of studies has a limited scope whereas the scope of Law is unlimited. Presentations with limited words can’t describe the ambit of Law. India being Common Law country and emerging as competitive market of the world, the prospects of Law is also reaching its highest zenith. The knowledge of Law is beneficial not only to law professionals but also to common man in protecting their Rights and knowing their duties.
    14. 14. SCHOOL OF LAW or Institutions/ colleges of law’ To encourage and flourish the knowledge of Law among masses. To fulfill noble mission of highlighting the wide prospects of Law