Parley with the Pirates

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.

Interview with Aaron Kamath, Associate 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.

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.

Interview with Gaurav Mahindra, Founder and CEO of Mahindra Law Academy

Gaurav Mahindra is currently the Founder and CEO of Mahindra law Academy. Gaurav Mahindra had graduated from the Institute of Law and Research, Faridabad in 2016 and thereafter his Masters from Sharda University. In this interview, we would take a look at the journey of Mr Gaurav Mahindra from his Law School days to becoming the founder & CEO of a law academy.

Interview with Anant Gupta, Co-Founder and CEO of Memo Pundits

Anant Gupta graduated from National Law School Odisha and is presently the CEO and Co-founder of Memo Pundits, one of India’s leading moot coaching organizations. Prior to co-founding Memo Pundit, he worked for one of India’s largest law firms, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas as well as working as an independent consultant for BMW India. In addition to Memo Pundits, he also founded infinite detours a trekking startup. Here's an interview with Anant.

Interview with Advocate Dibyanshu Pandey, Founder of PLC Advocates

Advocate Dibyanshu Pandey is a righteous lawyer and founder of the PLC Advocates. He started his journey as an engineering student but later found his passion in the legal field. He has started two social action platforms called NAMAN India and Project POSH to initiate civil and social action against several wrongs in society.

Interview with Swapnil Talegaonkar, Associate Director – Legal & Secretarial at Synechron Technologies

Swapnil Talegaonkar is currently working as an Associate Director for Legal & Secretarial at Synechron Technologies, Pune where he started as a Manager in the Year 2013. Mr. Talegaonkar graduated from University of Pune with an LLB Degree and also became a Company Secretary in the same year. In this interview, we would take a look at the journey of Mr. Talegaonkar from his Law School days to becoming a Associate Director.

Interview with Atul Juvle, General Counsel, India & South Asia at Schindler India

Mr. Atul Juvle is currently the General Counsel, Compliance Officer & Company Secretary of India & South Asia at Schindler India Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Juvle, a Mumbai University Graduate, started off his career as an Executive at Bank of India in November 1983. In this interview, we will try to take a close look from the very beginning of his career and we wish the young lawyers can get some inspiration from Mr. Atul Juvle's journey.

Interview with Sameer Pandit, Partner at Wadia Ghandy & Co.

Sameer Pandit is a partner at Wadia Ghandy & Co. He has been in the legal profession for about 12 years. He graduated from the National Law School of India University in 2008 after which he went to complete his masters from the Harvard Law School. He specializes in dispute resolution and arbitration.

Interview with Rachika A. Sahay, Partner at HSA Legal, A Delhi Based Energy Law Firm

Rachika A. Sahay is currently a partner in HSA Legal, a law firm based in Delhi that specializes in Energy Law and Project Financing which are also her forte. She has garnered great experience by working with some of the top legal firms in India that specialize in Energy Law including serving as the General Counsel at OstroEnergy and a Counsel and Senior Associate at Trilegal.

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