Phoenix Legal Internship 2021 Application, Experience

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In this article, we will talk about LLB Internship at Phoenix Legal for the year 2021, 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.

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  • crafting writing samples & articles, which are required during the application process by many firms,
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Year of Establishment and Office Locations

Established in the year 2008,  the legal firm Phoenix Legal 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 2021

Phoenix Legal features in the list of the Top Law Firms for Internship in the following practice areas listed below, for the year 2021.

While we have specifically highlighted Phoenix Legal 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 Phoenix Legal

Phoenix Legal is a full-service Indian law firm offering transactional, regulatory, advisory, dispute resolution and tax services. The firm advises a diverse clientele including domestic and international companies, banks and financial institutions, funds, promoter groups and public sector undertakings.

The firm is highly regarded for their expertise in the areas of Banking and Finance – having advised companies such as Northern Arc Capital (Formerly known as IFMR Capital) in executing complex transactions. Phoenix Legal is regularly ranked among the top firms in several of their practice areas by Asian Legal Business, India Business Law Journal, Chambers Asia Pacific and Corporate Excellence Awards.

Phoenix Legal is a sought-after firm for internship by Law Students from various NLU campuses.

Practice Areas, Focus Sectors & Expertise

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

  • Aerospace and Defence
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Banking & Finance
  • Compliance
  • Bribery & Anti-corruption
  • Corporate Commercial Advisory
  • Corporate Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment & Industrial Relations
  • Environment
  • Foreign Investment & Exchange Control
  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Joint Ventures
  • Foreign & Technical Collaborations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining & Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Energy and Infrastructure
  • Private Equity & Funds
  • Project Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Taxation
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunication

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 Phoenix Legal.

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

Career opportunities and internship openings at Phoenix Legal 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.

Phoenix Legal Internship in 2021 for LLB Students

Phoenix Legal understands young students’ appetite for exposure and experience in the legal industry. Phoenix Legal offers students pursuing an education in law, a four-week internship across their two offices (New Delhi and Mumbai).

Selected interns will learn the professional conduct with which one is expected to perform in the law firm environment along with honing their research and drafting skills. One-to-one interactions with partners and associates help the interns direct their analytical skills towards complex business situations by applying the principles of law.

With training and development on the go, students will be able to develop interpersonal skills and groom themselves becoming a better professional.

Phoenix Legal Internship essentials :

The firm looks for students who have the drive and zeal to be a part of Phoenix Legal; with essential skills and qualities like :

  • Good communication skills (should be able to express his/her views clearly and logically)
  • Should be a team player
  • Should have the right attitude with the temperament of learning

 

How can you apply for Phoenix Legal Internship ?

You could either upload your resume in the application form on their website or email them on IDs mentioned below, as per your preferred location:

  • For Internship opportunities in Delhi : internship.delhi@phoenixlegal.in
  • For Internship opportunities in Mumbai : internship.mumbai@phoenixlegal.in

 

You can send in your application eight to twelve weeks ahead of the preferred dates of the internship, to allow for enough time to complete the selection process and other formalities.

Phoenix Legal 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.phoenixlegal.in/internship.php

How to land your dream internship !

If you are interested in learning how to crack the internship application and selection processes at top law firms like Phoenix Legal, enrol into the comprehensive 'How to land your dream internship' online course offered by LawMint.


The course will guide you step-by-step on :


  • overview of various legal practice areas,
  • choosing the right law firms to apply,
  • crafting your resume and cover letter,
  • fine-tuning your extra-curricular activities,
  • creating video profiles and Linkedln pages that create an impact,
  • crafting writing samples & articles, which are required during the application process by many firms,
  • how to make an great impression during the internship,
  • legal research basics - how to summarize cases for your mentors
  • how to maximize your chances of converting an internship into a full-time position

... and much much more.


Register Your Name and email ID inaugural discounts when the course is launched shortly.



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Law Internship FAQs

How can I get internship at Phoenix Legal?

Phoenix Legal offers internship opportunities based on their requirements. Refer to the LawMint.com article for details on the eligibility, application process and selection criteria for Phoenix Legal 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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