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Enroll for LLS’ Legal Research & Writing Course [Apr 5 – May 30] and win an Online Paid Internship. Register by 3rd April!

Enroll for LLS’ Legal Research & Writing Course [Apr 5 – May 30] and win an Online Paid Internship. Register by 3rd April!

About the Course

Legal Research and Writing are core skills that all types of legal professionals require. You cannot do away with these skills.

Corporate lawyers, litigators, academicians, judges…everyone just has to be a quality researcher and writer!

The knowledge and skills you learn from the course will help you:

  • Develop excellent research and writing skills. Know how to start, how to choose a topic
  • Write excellent, publishable research papers that improve your ‘self’ and your ‘CV’
  • Write prize-winning moot court memorials, quality research papers
  • Draft high-quality legal opinions as a lawyer
  • Go about footnoting, end-noting, and referencing like a pro
  • Learn about editing your piece and presenting it in conferences, seminars
  • Learn the fundamental practical aspects of tools like SCCOnline, Manupatra

Land a paid internship!

Two of the best learners from the batch will be provided with a guaranteed online paid internship at a Litigation Chamber!

So, what are you waiting for? Register now and excel in the course!

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About Lawctopus Law School

With over 9000 learners, Lawctopus Law School (LLS) has fast established itself as the place for practical online legal education in India.

Our course rating in the year 2023 has been an average of 92.64/100.

All LLS’ courses are completely online; they come with assignments and feedback. Rigorously researched reading material, recorded lectures, constant communication, and reminders over email and WhatsApp – these are some hallmarks of our courses.

Our modules and classes are intensive, yet, the environment we create for our learners is caring and warm.

Who is this course for?

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate students of law.
  • Faculty members in the fields of law, social sciences, and business wishing to revisit the fundamental of legal research and writing.
  • Young lawyers (both litigators and those working in law firms who are interested in these topics.
  • Students of other streams interested in gaining legal research and writing skills

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Course Details

Duration: 8 weeks.

Course fee: Rs. 5900 (inclusive of GST).

Mode of learning

  • Completely online and self-paced. (Except for the weekly live sessions. The recordings of the live sessions is also available)
  • Detailed reading modules and resources
  • Recorded video lectures
  • Weekly live lectures which build on the reading modules, clear your doubts, explain assignments, etc.
  • Online  forum for doubt clarification
  • Regular communication over Whatsapp and Email so that you do not miss any live class or assignment deadline. We deeply ‘care’ for your learning.
  • Assignment: submission of a short research paper (this assignment is divided into 3 mini-assignments)
  • Personal 3-level feedback on your assignments.
  • Optional reflective exercises
  • Recorded webinars on careers in legal research, CV-building, earning through freelancing, etc.
  • Access to alumni group which will keep you updated about future career opportunities

Some achievements of the students of Lawctopus’ Legal Research and Writing Course till now:

  1. Our students have got their articles published on the following platforms:
    • NUALS Law Journal
    • LiveLaw
    • LawAndOtherThings
    • Law School Policy Review
  2. Some more achievements
    • Presenting their papers in an international seminar on Liberty
    • Securing a Research Assistantship with a Professor from the Oxford University
    • Working on a legal history project in the Bombay High Court.
    • Securing a research internship with a leading education provider
    • Winning top-notch legal essay writing competitions
    • Securing internships and freelance gigs based on their writing samples
  3. Thanks to the excellent research, writing, and editing skills, many of our students submit better CVs and writing samples which has lead to a dozen of internship offers.
  4. Many of our students have won the country’s best legal essay writing competitions after this course!

These are just indicative list of achievements. While these achievements are due to the students’ own initiative and hard work, they have told us that the course helped them towards these, and we couldn’t be happier!

This course teaches you Legal Research and Writing from A to Z!

Whether you are a 1st-year law student from a lesser ranked law college, whether you are an experienced faculty member who already has a Ph.D. or you may even be a practicing lawyer wishing to know what the exact process behind quality legal research and writing can look like, you’ll find this course of great utility and spark!

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Course Developers

The course has been prepared by Abhayraj Naik, Shrutanjaya Bhardwaj, Anupama Sharma, and Vershika Sharma. The delivery of the course will be done by the e-learning and subject-matter experts at Lawctopus.

Tanuj Kalia, our CEO, and Jatin Garg (our COO, and an expert in legal instructional design) have worked closely on the overall coordination and planning of the course.

The course has been done by over 2000 learners with an average rating of 90/100.

Abhayraj Naik did his BA LLB (Hons.) from NLSIU Bangalore in 2006 and LLM from Yale Law School in 2009.

He is currently an independent researcher and consultant and has previously taught in colleges like JGLS, Azim Premji University, and NLSIU. He has also been a research fellow at SARAI-CSDS, and a researcher at the Environment Support Group in Bangalore.

Shrutanjaya Bhardwaj is the lead researcher and content developer of this course and worked closely under the guidance of Abhayraj. He completed his BA LLB (Hons.) from NLUD in 2017 where he was awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Gold Medal for the Best Overall Student (Male).

He then worked at the chambers of Gopal Sankarnarayanan for a year and then went on to complete LLM from Michigan Law School in 2019.

Vershika Sharma is the Learning Manager for this course and the live classes’ faculty for the course.

Vershika graduated from NLU Jodhpur with a stream rank 1, hons. Rank 1 and batch rank 3. She completed her LLM from HPNLU, Shimla where she again topped the batch.

Hugely invested and passionate about education, Vershika has been an academic mentor at IDIA, Rajasthan. Vershika has taught over 500 students the intricacies of legal research and writing.

To enhance her online teaching skills, Vershika also completed an intensive online course on ‘The Art of Facilitation‘ from Colab.x. Her students loved her classes before that, now they love the classes even more!

Guest Faculty

Prof. Anupama Sharma is an Assistant Professor at JGLS, Sonipat. She has completed B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from the NUJS, Kolkata in 2014, and LL.M. from the University of Cambridge, UK in June 2015, and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. from the University of Hong Kong.

She has been a part of various research projects run by institutions and organizations, such as Cambridge Pro Bono Project, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), International Justice Mission, etc. She has also been a Legislative Review Team member for the Journal of Indian Law and Society (JILS).

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