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In this article, we will talk about LLB Internship at Kochhar & 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 1993,  the legal firm Kochhar & 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

Kochhar & 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 Kochhar & 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 Kochhar & Co

Kochhar & Co. is one of India’s leading and largest full service corporate law firms. They also render services through their international offices at Dubai, Singapore, Atlanta, Jeddah. Kochhar & Co. offers a full range legal services across a broad spectrum of practice areas across all sectors.

Kochhar & Co has been recognised as top-tier firm by the annual IBLJ Indian Law Firm Awards for Anti-Corruption & White-Collar Crime, Aviation, Fintech, Labour & Employment, Technology & Telecommunication practices. Other prestigious publications have recognized Kochhar & Co as India’s Top-Tier Firm in specific practice areas including Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, TMT, Labour & Employment, Intellectual Property, White Collar Crime, Aviation (including Aerospace and Defence), Real Estate & Construction, Anti-Trust & Competition, Banking & Finance, Projects Energy & Infrastructure and Tax.

The firm attributes its success to the fact that they provide Legal services in a cost effective and innovative manner, keeping in view the client’s specific business goals.

Practice Areas, Focus Sectors & Expertise

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

  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption
  • Joint Ventures
  • Anti-Dumping
  • Labour & Employment
  • Anti-Trust & Competition Law
  • Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Aviation
  • Media & Broadcasting
  • Banking & Finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Capital Markets & Securities Laws
  • Oil & Gas
  • Consumer Protection
  • Outsourcing Arrangements
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Corporate Governance
  • Privatization & Divestments
  • Defence & Aerospace
  • Project Finance
  • E-Commerce
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Energy (Renewable & Conventional)
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Environment
  • Start-ups practice
  • Fintech
  • Taxation (Direct & Indirect)
  • Foreign Investment
  • Technology Law
  • Franchising / Licensing Agreements/ Distributorship Agreements
  • Telecommunications
  • Immigration
  • White Collar Crime
  • Infrastructure & Projects
  • Workplace Discrimination and POSH
  • Insolvency & Bankruptcy

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 Kochhar & Co.

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

Career opportunities and internship openings at Kochhar & 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.

Kochhar & Co Internship in 2024 for LLB Students

Kochhar & Co may accept internship applications from law students with good academic records, good communication skills and the enthusiasm to work and learn in their practice areas.

To explore internship opportunities with Kochhar & Co, send your resume to contact@confiar.in, along with a statement of purpose indicating the period of internship you seek, your inclination towards their practice areas and reason for interest in Kochhar & Co.

Your cover letter should include any other details that add value to your candidature, such as published articles, blogs, research papers or essays.

Kochhar & Co may respond to shortlisted candidates as and when an internship vacancy arises.

Note : The email ID for sending your resume is from a ‘confair.in’ domain. Confiar Global is an Executive Search firm; and it part of the Kochhar Group of Companies, with Kochhar & Co as their flagship.

Kochhar & Co Careers & Opportunities web page

Refer to the following website / page link for further information about the current opportunities, internship openings and other details : http://www.kochhar.com/careers.html

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Law Internship FAQs

How can I get internship at Kochhar & Co?

Kochhar & 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 Kochhar & 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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