Public Interest Lawyer
Public Interest Lawyers specialized in public interest law offers a wide variety of services to those who would otherwise not afford legal representation. They also work with groups that campaign for a specific cause. They offer legal advice, draw up legal papers, contracts and wills, and represent their clients in court proceedings. Their wages are typically compensated by non-profit organizations or by governments.
Mentors from the field
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Journalist, communist & editor for Hindustan Times, DNA & Nat Geo Traveler. She's covered stories from travel start-ups, communities, gentrification, gender issues, and human rights.
Career prospects & criteria
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BA LLB/ BCom LLB/ Bsc LLB
What you need to get started
A government lawyer must have some work experience in the form of internships
Internships under government agencies in similar roles while completing their degree, would assist in getting better job opportunities.
Strong Work Ethics
Abreast with the current procedures
Well informed on Government Regulations
Litigation and transaction skills
Clear and concise writing and drafting skills
'Government Lawyers: The Federal Legal Bureaucracy and Presidential Politics'
'Public Law and Public Administration' by Philip J Cooper
'Working in a Democratic Constitution: A History of the Indian Experience' by Austin Granville