A civil lawyer act as both advocates and advisors who takes up non criminal cases concerning the rights and liberties of the people.
Lawyers advise and represent clients in courts and in private legal matters by conducting research and analysis of legal problems. Interpreting laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals and businesses and communicating with the other party's attorneys and the court is one major duty. Serving discovery requests on the other party, in which you are asking for specific information. In a divorce case, discovery involves having spouses list their financial resources and assets.
Candidate with any stream in plus two level is eligible for taking law at undergraduate level.But plus two in humanities is always an added advantage.
The common course offered at the UG level in law are 5 Year- Integrated bachelor's degree plus LLB. Depending on the stream in plus two you can do a corresponding degree+LLB as a single professional course. Civil law specialisation in UG level are available only in very few institutes.
Someone looking to build a career in Civil law can either do an integrated BA/BBA/BCom/Bsc LLB or do a graduation in any degree and go for 3 year LLB. it’s better to take a dual degree at the UG level which will help you save a year.Graduation in any stream in the minimum requirement for LLB admission.
LLM is a one year masters program in law with multiple specialisations, including Civil, intellectual property, criminal,business,corporate law etc. A candidate who holds an LLB degree is eligible for the LLM admission.
Law Graduates can do a PG diploma if he/she wishes to pursue a career in a specific field
Aspirants with an LLM or equivalent degree with minimum marks are eligible for MPhil/Doctor degree in legal studies.M Phil will be of 1 to 2 years and PhD will take minimum 3 Years.
Requirements for admission into a PG course in one of the top institutions to help you get an overall picture
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A lawyer should be able to convey information in a clear, concise, and logical manner. Persuasive communication is a must.
Lawyers must learn to review and assimilate large volumes of complex information efficiently and effectively.
Lawyers must master legal research techniques,learn how to locate and synthesize legal authority, master the art of statutory interpretation, learn proper legal citation and master legal research software applications and Internet research.
Lawyers should be able to manage large volumes of data and documents, legal professionals must develop top-notch organizational skills and also should be able to collaborate with others to reach a common goal. And also Coordinating and sharing information and knowledge