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Law School Professional Skills Raju Ramachandran on Courtcraft, Advocacy & Ethics

Raju Ramachandran on Courtcraft, Advocacy & Ethics

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About this Talk

As a young lawyer, there are a lot of questions that arise when one joins the legal profession. It is at these times that the advice of a seasoned mentor provides great support. In this talk, Mr Raju Ramachandran, Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India and a former Additional Solicitor General guides, mentors, motivates, and advises on problems that most young lawyers face today. Listen to his views on conducting yourself in court, outside court, surviving and thriving in the most trying years of your legal practice, being an ethical lawyer and doing all that while maintaining your sanity.

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This is a court of law young man, not a court of justice.

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Raju Ramachandran

Raju Ramachandran is a Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India and a former Additional Solicitor General. He has also served as an amicus curiae for the Supreme Court of India in the 2002 Gujarat riots case. Mr Ramchandran upheld the Rule of law when he accepted to appear as amicus in the appeal of Ajmal Kasab in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case and for convicts in the Nirbhaya case. As a champion of human rights and civil liberties he successfully defended rights of various marginalised secti

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Talha Abdul Rahman

Talha Abdul Rahman is an advocate on record, Supreme Court of India. Graduating from Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad in 2008, he went on to pursue a Bachelor of Civil Law from Oxford University in 2009, as a Shell Chevening Centenary Scholar. He has worked with AZB & Partners, Mumbai in its dispute resolution team for about two years before moving on to litigating before Allahabad High Court in 2011. He has been practicing in Delhi since 2013.