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Interview with Roshan Gopalakrishna, Sports Lawyer at LawNK, Bengaluru

Roshan Gopalakrishna is a sports lawyer who is currently a partner at LawNK, one of India’s most well-renowned sports law firms. He graduated from the National Law School of India in the year 2008 and in addition to being a partner at Law NK is also the Chief Legal Counsel for Copyright Integrity International, a world-renowned organisation for anti-piracy and rights protection services, and a Senior Researcher for The Sports Law and Policy Centre.

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Interview with Prarthana Pillai, Advocate at Gogia and Gogias Advocates, Ahmedabad

Ms. Prarthana Pillai is currently an Advocate at Gogia and Gogias Advocates, a law firm based in Ahmedabad. Cases related to Family matters, Service matters, the Negotiable Instruments Act, Civil and Criminal Litigation are her forte. Ms Prarthana is graduated from The Maharaja Sayajirao University with a BALLB Degree.  In this interview, we would look at the journey of Ms. Prarthana from his Law School days to becoming an Associate in a Law Firm.

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Interview with Shriya Maini, Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India

Ms. Shriya Maini is an Advocate – on Record, independently practising at the Supreme Court of India, the Hon’ble Delhi High Court and District Courts at New Delhi. She specializes in cross–border dispute resolution and enjoys criminal and matrimonial litigation.

She has majored in International Crime from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom on a full scholarship {BCL (Oxon)} sponsored by Mr. Harish Salve, Senior Advocate. Being a recipient of the Oxford Global Justice Award 2015 for Public International Law, she recently returned from the Cabinet of the President Judge, International Residual Mechanism for the Criminal Tribunals seated at The Hague, Netherlands. Currently, she is also a “Visiting Faculty” at National Law University, Delhi, Renaissance University and Llyod Law College, Noida.

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Interview with Joseph Therattil, Former Member of Indian Delegation at the United Nations

Mr. Joseph Therattil is an alumnus of St Stephens, Delhi and was an officer working for the United Nations for a period of 12 years from 1968 to 1978. Post his career in the UN, he subsequently practised as a lawyer in Kerala.

In a distinguished career working for the UN, he was a Member of the Indian delegation dealing with Legal and Political Committees, Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Progressive Development of International Law, an officer for the United Nations Institute for Training and research among other roles.

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Interview with Dr. Sapna Sainath, HOD of School of Law, Christ University

Dr. Sapna Sainath is the HOD of School of Law, Christ University and has completed her doctorate from the National Law School of India, University. Apart from this, she is an Agenda Consultant with the Department of Labour, Government of Karnataka and her domain areas include gender studies with a specific focus on women, sexual harassment in a workplace gender and diversity etc.

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Interview with Ramanuj Mukherjee, Co-Founder & CEO of LawSikho on his journey of setting up LawSikho

Ramanuj Mukherjee is an alumnus of the National University for Juridical Sciences and is presently the CEO of LawSikho, a fast-growing legal education startup. He has also been the Co-founder of iPleaders blog which is one of India’s most recognized legal blogs with a global readership of 10 million annually. In this interview, he talks about his journey from being a law student to becoming one of the most successful entrepreneur in the legal industry.

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Interview with Aaron Kamath, Leader, Commercial and Technology Laws Practice at Nishith Desai Associates

Aaron Kamath is a corporate lawyer currently employed by the famous firm Nishith Desai and Associates where he started after his graduation from Law College. His work primarily involves advising multi-national corporations doing or looking to do business in India on various legal and regulatory aspects including privacy-related compliances and documentation; IP structuring, strategy and prosecution.

In this interview, he walks us through his journey from a teenage boy to a corporate lawyer and shares certain interesting experiences which offer us insight into his various career choices throughout his years in the field.

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Interview with Adv. Utkarsha Nikam, Co-Founder and Editor in Chief at the Indian Real Estate Blawg (IRB)

Adv. Utkarsha Nikam has working experience as an Associate (Real Estate) at Kanga & Co. She is currently the Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief at the Indian Real Estate Blawg (IRB). She has authored several articles in reputed journals and blogs. In this interview, she talks about her experience through her college and job. She further discusses concepts like specialization and internships. She takes us through her journey of selection at Queen Mary University which is a dream of many law aspirants.

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