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Careers in Law: Bar and Beyond


Person with a white shirt and a black gown, arguing in the Court of Law! If this is your idea of a lawyer, you are one of the millions of Indians who doesn't know a lawyer beyond a litigator. The society, particularly law aspirants, and even law students have a set perception about the role of a lawyer, thanks to over-glamorisation by media. This makes law seem a unidimensional career, which doesn't offer opportunities to the vast number of young aspirants who have varying interests in pursuing law.

This course provides you clear and unambiguous information on the available career paths in law. From job descriptions and daily work schedule to remuneration and career trajectory, it discusses everything that you would like to know about the scope of legal profession in India. Learners interested in higher education in law will also find the course useful. With interview bites from young lawyers, this course is a must read for all aspirants who want to make a career in law.

Course Outcome


After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Acknowledge various career options available after obtaining a law degree
  • Identify the different facets of a particular career option
  • Expand your knowledge on the subject matter
  • Understand the mechanism to match your skill set with that required for a particular field

Course Outline

  • Module 1 – Law as a Career Option
  • Module 2 – Enrollment under Bar Council
  • Module 3 – Scope in Litigation
  • Module 4 – Scope in Judiciary
  • Module 5 – Scope in Corporate Sector
  • Module 6 – Scope in Other Area
  • Module 7 – Specialisations as Alternative Options
  • Certification Exam/ Assessment

Who Should Take This Course

  • Law Aspirants
  • Law Students
  • Young Professionals
  • Other stakeholders interested in knowing more about various career paths after graduating from a law programme.

Level: Beginner

Language: English

Duration: 6 Months

Evaluation Method

Progress will be tested by way of quizzes and assignments(as applicable) at the end of each Module. Learners must attempt the exam at the end of the course and secure at least 50% marks to obtain course certificate.

About the Author

Team LawSkills is a group of passionate and dynamic professionals who endeavor to craft content with perfection for learners. The team also liaisons with practitioners in various fields and professions to include their varied experience in developing all-inclusive courses. The resultant courses amalgamate theory and practice synchronous with the demands of professional practice.

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