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In this article, we will talk about LLB Internship at Dave & Girish & Co for the year 2024, the application process, selection criteria and the various practice areas you may get to experience at the firm.

This article is part of the 'Best Law Firms for Internship’ series, where we look at the top and notable firms from across various areas of practice. This series is partly based on how the firms are positioned in various legal rankings, industry awards and recognitions.

Internships are an excellent opportunity to get a first-hand experience on how a law firm operates. They can also offer a working overview of the various practice areas and sectors. You can see that the practice of law goes much beyond text-books and case laws.

Students should also make use of their time at the firm to delve into the 'nuts-and-bolts' of legal practice; such as drafting documents, various types of filings, summarizing cases, preparing briefs and legal research.

Year of Establishment and Office Locations

Established in the year 1978,  the legal firm Dave & Girish & Co operates from or has their offices in :

Normally, established law firms have working associations, referral relationships and 'best friend' agreements with other firms; which enables them to render services on a pan-India basis.

LawMint Note : In general, law firms may offer internship opportunities at all their office locations. However, bigger locations may see a higher demand for internship. Your flexibility, in terms of location preference, may increase the probability of your selection.

'Best Law Firms for Internship' categories in 2024

Dave & Girish & Co features in the list of the Top Law Firms for Internship in the following practice areas listed below, for the year 2024.

While we have specifically highlighted Dave & Girish & Co law firm's expertise in the below mentioned practice areas, they may offer a wider range of legal services, as mentioned further down in this article.

Practice areas where the firm is recognized as one of the best places for internship :

Normally, law firms the applicants to mention their area of interest in the cover letter or the application form. Before expressing interest in any of the practice areas, students should have a basic understanding and awareness of the topics and the underlying laws.

Check out the LawMint Internship Basics online courses and the videos on our YouTube channel for an overview of the various specialized practice areas.

About Dave & Girish & Co

Dave & Girish & Co., is a law firm practicing in the areas of International Finance and Corporate law.

Dave & Girish & Co is a well-established law firm that has several historical Indian legal achievements in its portfolio – such as the first securitization transaction, the first offshore fund utilizing a Mauritius vehicle, the first sale of a bank as a “going concern”, the first to create debenture trust deed, security document in Gujarat and the first Indian law firm to become a member of International Swaps Derivatives Association.

An interesting historical nugget about the firm is that Late Shri Mohanlal Dave, the founder of the firm, was awarded a citation by the Government of India for translating the Constitution of India from English to Sanskrit.

Practice Areas, Focus Sectors & Expertise

Dave & Girish & Co law firm's website or brochures mention that the firm's legal services and expertise extend to the following practice areas :

  • Aircraft Law
  • Arbitration
  • Banking
  • Bank Acquisition/Sale/transfer of Business & Acquisitions & Liquidation
  • Bank Restructuring
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Depository Receipts
  • Derivatives
  • Debt Recovery Tribunal
  • Due Diligence
  • Foreign Institutional Investors
  • FEMA and RBI Approval
  • Infrastructure
  • Intellectual property Rights
  • Joint Ventures
  • Litigations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining & Oil Exploration & Construction
  • Mutual Funds
  • Offshore Loans/Issue of Bonds
  • Off-shore Funds
  • Private Equity
  • Power
  • Property Acquisition
  • Securities & Public Offerings
  • Securitization
  • Structured Finance
  • Technical Collaborations

In general, Law firms cannot be clearly demarcated in terms of areas of practice.

Due to the overlaps in many specializations; and the need to provide comprehensive legal solutions to their clients, almost all medium and large law practices tend to be 'full-service' firms.

However, they may choose to identify themselves with one or more areas of specializations.

Official website of the firm

Pursuant to BCI rules, the firm's website may have limited information. However, internship applicants should invariably read through the website and brochures as part of the essential research and groundwork before applying.

Very often, an overview of the firm, it's partners and associates can give you a good idea about the working structure and organizational hierarchy of Dave & Girish & Co.

The firm's official website is accessible at this link : https://www.davegirish.com

Career opportunities and internship openings at Dave & Girish & Co may also be periodically published in the careers section of their website. Refer to the specific careers / opportunities web-page link mentioned further down in this article.

Dave & Girish & Co Internship in 2024 for LLB Students

Dave & Girish & Co are committed to recruiting the top students from the best law schools and providing the highest quality internship training on the job.

The Dave & Girish & Co summer internship program lasts for a minimum of 8 weeks beginning in the month of May and ending in the month of July every year. As a summer associate or intern, you are placed with a lawyer who acts as your mentor. These mentors bring you in on every aspect of their practice, including client meetings, conference calls, business trips, court appearances and depositions.

You also benefit from a comprehensive orientation, take part in training sessions throughout the summer and attend weekly lunch time seminars

Dave & Girish & Co recruit trainees through campus recruitments. Trainees or interns are law students who have completed at least two years of their LL.B degree.

To enquire about internship opportunity with the firm, send an email with your resume and cover letter to the email ID mentioned on the ‘Contact us’ page of their website.

Dave & Girish & Co Careers & Opportunities web page

Refer to the following website / page link for further information about the current opportunities, internship openings and other details : https://www.davegirish.com/corporate/contactus.php

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Law Internship FAQs

How can I get internship at Dave & Girish & Co?

Dave & Girish & Co offers internship opportunities based on their requirements. Refer to the LawMint.com article for details on the eligibility, application process and selection criteria for Dave & Girish & Co internship.

Is internship compulsory for law students in India?

As per the Bar Council of India rules, Law students have to complete a minimum of 12 weeks internship, in total, for a Three Year LLB and 20 weeks in total, for a Five Year LLB.

What are the best internships for law students?

Law students can complete internship with Law firms, NGOs, Trial and Appellate Advocates, Judiciary, Legal Regulatory authorities, Legislatures and Parliament, Other Legal Functionaries, Market Institutions, Law Firms, Companies, Local Self Government and other such bodies as the University may stipulate.

Do law interns get paid in India?

Internships may be paid or unpaid, depending on the duration and type of internship, and as per the policies and discretion of the law firm. Typically, bigger law firms offer a stipend to their interns. Some firms may offer meal allowances and reimbursements. Small firms may have only unpaid internships.

How do I intern at a law firm?

Read the articles on LawMint for details on how to apply, when to apply, how to create your resume, how to prepare for interviews and how to get selected for internship with top law firms in India.

How do big law firms give internships?

Big Law firms may offer internships directly to interested LLB students, or through college placement committees. Some firms may have a structured selection and interview process for evaluating and shortlisting interns best suited for their practices.

What law firms look for in interns?

Law firms look for good written and verbal communication skills, interest in the practice areas of the firm, relevant extra curriculars, good academic credentials and an aptitude to learn. Bigger law firm evaluate all applicants through the their resume, cover letter, writing sample, interview performance and other criteria.

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