We at NJL are committed to hand-hold all young lawyers and law students to stay updated with changes in law & market trends. We hold regular free webinars, & trainings on various topics which may be beneficial for all young lawyers and law students.
NJL Panel Session | Analysing the impact of NEP 2020
On 30 August 2020, NotJustLex in association with Vidhit Legal Project, hosted an unique panel discussion by the law students. It was intriguing to hear the impact of National Education Policy 2020 from the students themselves. An exchange of views and free flow of informed opinions was seen, encompassing all the major aspects from the interdisciplinary approach to the inclusivity of policy. The panelists were: (a) Neha N. Patil, 3rd Year, University of Mumbai Law Academy; (b) Anushka Nayar, 2nd Year, Rajiv Gandhi National Univerty of Law, Patiala; and (c) Niharika Sinha; 2nd Year, Army Law College Pune. The session was moderated by Eshani Agarwal, 2nd Year, Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai.
NLJ Interactive Session on Work-life of a Fresher in a Big Law Firm in India
On 8 August 2020, we hosted an interactive session on: “Work-life of a Fresher in a Big Law Firm in India”. The session was with a panel of young lawyers, working in leading law firms of India. They shared their journey: ‘law college to law firm’. They also provided some good insights on: life of a junior associate, things which they did to land up in a law firm and much more. Speakers: Sumedha Mazumdar, an associate in the General Corporate team of Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. She is an alumni of Government Law College, Mumbai (Batch of 2019). Jashaswi Ghosh, an associate in the Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice at the Delhi office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Jashaswi has graduated from Gujarat National Law University, in 2018. Saranya Mishra, an associate at Khaitan & Co, Mumbai. Her practice area is corporate and M&A at the firm. She graduated from ILS Law College in 2019. Moderators: Abhishek Sinha, Founder, NotJustLex & Mini Gyan Gautam, Partner, AQUILAW
NJL Webinar on Admission of CIRP under IBC and Effects of Recent Amendments
On 16 July 2020, we conducted a webinar on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016. In the webinar we explained the law relating to admission of CIRP under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 and the effects of recent legislative amendments. Arka Majumdar, Partner, Argus Partners, conducted the webinar and was moderated by Abhishek and Mini.
NJL Webinar Series on Machine Learning and AI: Contract Management, Review & Drafting
On 10 & 11 July 2020, we conducted a webinar series on: “Machine Learning and AI: Contract Management, Review & Drafting. There is no doubt that in the coming years, AI is going to transform the entire legal industry. The process is already underway and it’s just a matter of time. In the webinar we explained digital drafting and automation of executable smart contracts. Leena Tibrewal, Founder & CEO of Leerah Enterprises LLP conducted the webinar series and was moderated by Abhishek and Mini.
NJL Webinar on Understanding Rights Issue by Indian Companies
On 13 June 2020, we conducted a webinar on ‘Rights Issue by Indian Companies’. In this webinar we covered the the basics of rights offerings, explained how rights issues work and what they mean for the company and its shareholders. We also covered the FEMA amendment on pricing renunciations. Soumya Mohapatra, Counsel, Khaitan & Co conducted this webinar and was moderated by Abhishek.
NJL Case Comment Writing Competition, June 2020
NJL held an all India case comment writing competition in June 2020. The objective of this event was to promote the importance of landmark judgments passed in 2019 by the Honourable Supreme Court of India. The participants critically analysed the: (i) Essar Steel Verdict; and (ii) Ayodhya Verdict. We appreciate the efforts of all the participants. The following were the winners:
First Place: Ojasvi Sharma, Institute of Law Nirma University
Second Place: Umang Motiyani & Ojaswi Shankar, ILS Law College
Special mentions: Mahima Sharma, Symbiosis Law School, Pune; Varun Vikas Srivastav & Nishtha Kheria, Amity Law School; Kartikey Raja, Sharda University; Simran Sharma, Fairfield Institute of Management and Technology
NJL Webinar on Case Comment Writing
On 30 May 2020, we conducted a short webinar to generally provide guidance on case comment writing techniques. Zacarias Joseph, Senior Assoicate, Khaitan & Co conducted this webinar and was moderated by Abhishek. Zacarias is a 2015 graduate of ILS Law College, Pune.
NJL Article Writing Competition, April 2020
NJL held an all India article writing competition in April 2020. The topics were: (i) Covid-19: Impact on commerical contracts; and (ii) Covid-19: Your legal rights in a quarantine. We appreciate the efforts of all the participants. The following were the winners:
Category A: Law Students
First Place: Varsha Rajesh, Christ University, Bangalore; Second Place: Rohan Bangia, Institute of Law Nirma University; Special mention: Utkarsh Mishra, Komal Sharma, Sumedha Sudhakar Kokate, & Joanna Joshua
Category B: Young Professionals
First Place: Manan Sheth, Associate, SAMVĀD Partners; Second Place: Madhubanti Kar, Legasis Partners; Special mention: Shweta Sharma & Hrideja Shah