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Thomson Reuters: Legal Advancement Program

In today's professional legal environment, employers seek law graduates who are job-ready from day one. They expect new recruits to be able to adapt faster to demands of working in one of the world's most challenging and fascinating industries. This includes skills such as understanding client objectives, modifying contracts, writing clear and persuasive legal documents, structuring professional emails and much more.

Program Highlights:

  • Four month program focused on core practice skills: contract drafting, legal writing, legal research, and more
  • Innovative, self-paced online program with periodic live virtual classroom sessions
  • Authoritative program completion Certificate to help you stand out
  • Exclusive access to career guidance and Alumni resources

What the Program will cover:
LAP has been modeled to put academic and practical skills in a symbiotic relationship for law students and emerging legal professionals. The Program is a unique and innovative experience and the only of its kind currently in India. It focuses on overall development of knowledge and its suitable implementation in work based scenarios through simulations, case studies, client negotiations, interviews, group discussions and other pioneering learning methods. Another novel aspect of this program resides in the fact that various core modules are taught and lectured on by experienced faculty who have specialized and undertaken extensive work in those areas.

Program Benefits:
For Students:

  • Increased confidence in handling core legal matters
  • Authoritative program completion Certificate to differentiate job candidacy
  • Potential to earn internship with legal firm
  • Robust alumni benefits, including access to job boards, ability to create a personal Portfolio, career planning seminars, and more

For Law Firms:

  • Completion Certificate acts as a CV screening tool to identify attractive candidates
  • Alumni job board provides access to higher-quality pool of applicants
  • Reduced training time and costs for the firm
  • Greater productivity from day one

Who Should Attend?
The Program has been uniquely designed for the needs of emerging legal professionals in India regardless of desired career path. The Legal Advancement Program will benefit anyone planning a career in Law - from working in a law firm or in-house legal department, to practicing litigation or working in an LPO. Law Students or those who have graduated within the last two years will benefit most from the Program.

Program Modules:
The Program is broadly divided in five modules:

  • Contract Drafting
  • Legal Writing
  • Legal Research
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Civil Procedure

Eligibility Criteria:
Law Graduates/Law Students (3rd year onwards for 5 year integrated course, 2nd year onwards for 3 year course)

Important Dates:

The last day to apply is:

20th July, 2012

Diagnostic Test Opens on:

4th August, 2012

Program begins on:

11th August, 2012

Toll-free number: 1800 108 8080
SMS: "LAP" to 56070

Download Program Brochure, Application Form

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