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Law Career

Law is a system of rules, usually enforced through a set of institutions. It shapes politics, economics and society in numerous ways and serves as a primary social mediator in relations between people. Legal profession is one of the growing and lucrative professions all over the world. It is one of the most adventurous as well as exciting career. Lawyers are held in high esteem in our society, and there remains the faith that when all else fails, one can still take recourse to the legal system. In our daily life in one way or other we may come across situations where legal advice is required. In such situation we need the advice of a legal professionals who analyse and interpret law properly. There are various specialized branches of Law. Civil Law, Criminal Law, Corporate Law, Taxation Law, Labour Law, International Law, Family Law, Constitutional Law, Administration Law, Patent Law etc.

Eligibility for Law Career

Educational Qualifications:
B.A. L.L.B: This is a 5-year course and Minimum qualification to go for a course is 10+2.
L.L.B.: This is a 3-year course, open for graduates.
L.L.M.: This is a postgraduate course in Law. The duration of the course is 2year.
Students can pursue this course after completing B.A. L.L.B. or L.L.B.

Personal Skills:
Must have good oral and written communication skills Logical reasoning Power of concentration Patience Good memory Power A good library and a fair amount of reading is also important.

Job Prospects for Law Career

Lawyers can find employment in a variety of positions in the Government Service as well as other fields. Lawyer can also work as legal counsel and legal advisers for firms, organizations and families. They can work as trustees of various trusts, as teachers, law reporters, company secretary and so on. Opportunities exist in the defense services too. Additional qualification along with law degree offers scope for a wide range of employment opportunities.