Law College Dehradun organized its 2nd National Online Lecture Series on ‘Career Awareness in Legal Globe’ from 28th June, 2020 to 30th June 2020 through the virtual platform of Zoom application. After the successful completion of the First Series and the overwhelming response of the students from different Universities the Youth Parliament Society, Law College Dehradun took the initiative to launch the Second Series of Career Awareness. It was a Three-Day Series, wherein highly motivated young professionals from different fields were invited to enlighten the students with their knowledge and experience. The main aim of the Lecture Series was to make the students aware of the challenges, scope and global practices related to law. It also encouraged the students to choose the correct path and succeed in their life.
Day 1: 28th June, 2020
Speaker 1: Mr Abir Lal Day [Partner at Luthra and Luthra Partners]
Speaker 2: Mr Aroop Das [Associate at Luthra and Luthra Partners]
Topic: A Legal Analysis of Various Financial Products Offered By Bank And other Financial
Institution and Their Application In A Commercial Transaction
The Three-Day Webinar started with the warm welcome of the invited Guest Speakers, along with Prof. (Dr.) Rajesh Bahuguna, Dean – LCD & Vice-Chancellor Uttaranchal University (officiating), Prof. (Dr.) Poonam Rawat, Principal – LCD (officiating), Dr. Razit Sharma, Chairman YPS along with all the participants of the event. The event commenced with the Welcome Note delivered by the Vice Chancellor Dr Rajesh Bahuguna who then inaugurated the session quoting the importance of career awareness for graduating students.
Hon’ble Speaker Mr. Abir Ali shared his experience and elaborated on legal issues related to a financial institution. He also explained the relevance of law in financial institutions and the scope of changing legality in such institutions.
Mr. Aroop Das explained the participants about the scope of the career of law in financial institutions. He further explained the nature of the job and the role of a lawyer in the financial institutions.
At the end of the session, there was an interactive round between the speaker and the participants. The students actively participated and cleared their queries.
Day 2: 29th June, 2020
Speaker 1: Mr Vinita Krishna [Director, Direct Tax at Khaitan & Co.]
Speaker 2: Ms Krutika Chitre [Senior Associate at Khaitan & Co.]
Topic: Tax as Career
The Second Day of the Lecture Series started by the welcome of the Keynote Speakers of the day. Both the speakers vividly explained taxation as a bright career option for a law student. They also discussed the changing nature of taxation law over a period of time. One requires creative analytical skill to succeed in this field. They also cleared some of the myths that a student generally has related to tax as a career for the law student. At the end of the session both the speakers interacted with the students and answered their pertinent queries.
Day 3: 30th June, 2020
Speaker: Mr Pratish Kumar Equity [Partner at Juris Corporation]
Topic: Decoding Career in Banking and Finance Sector
The invited speaker has expertise in dealing with legal issues related to bank and financial sector. He has also worked in the various organizations of the banking sector as a member of the core committees. He actively explained the students the role of a lawyer in the banking and finance sector. He discussed the various job opportunities available in private as well as government departments for the student aspiring for a career in banking and finance. Banking and finance is an emerging sector in India and with that, the scope of lawyers in this sector is also very bright and reliable. At the end of the seminar the students actively participated and cleared their queries regarding the topic.
The three-day National Webinar Session on ‘Career Awareness in Legal Globe’ came to an end with the formal Vote of Thanks delivered by the Chairperson of the Society Dr. Razit Sharma. He expressed his gratitude to the Expert Speakers and the participants for the successful completion of the series. He also extended his hearty appreciation to the President Sahil Thakur , Vice President Somi Sharma, Student Coordinator Mahima Bhatia, Student Coordinator Abhijeet Kashyap along with other members of Youth Parliament Society, Law College Dehradun, for successful completion of the session. The three-day session proved to be extremely knowledgeable and endeavored to impart the practical skill set required by the student community as a whole.