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LIAC Internship Programme 2022 (Jan - Mar)

About the NGO:

The Aequitas Victoria Foundation is a non-profit and non-governmental organization that aims at making access to justice possible for everyone living across the country based on the notion - 'promoting access to justice, to live a life in peace'. To make access to justice possible for everyone, it is important that all are made aware of their rights and are provided with the minimum legal assistance so that they can approach proper institutions adopting the efficient mechanism for addressing their grievances.

Aequitas Victoria Foundation is registered in India, under the Societies Registration Act, 21, 1860. It is also indexed under ISNI (International Standard Name Identifier).

NGO registration no.: S000060;

ISNI no.: 0000000502629766;

NGO Darpan Unique Id: BR/2021/0294541

 

About the Centre:

The “Legal Intern Assessment Centre” is a part of the Aequitas Victoria Foundation. The LIAC acronym is taken from the Hindi word लायक meaning worthy. The Centre aims at providing a well-organized and carefully assessed internship program to improve career opportunities, uplift the potentials of law students, and integrate academic knowledge with practical experience. The Centre organizes lectures, quizzes, debates, and tests to assess the legal interns based on some pre-defined criteria. The whole programme aims to provide equal opportunities to students based upon their knowledge and skills.

 

What does the LIAC Internship Programme Offer You?

• The 3-months internship programme shall increase the knowledge and provide students with proper career and practical learning opportunities from the Lawyers, Academicians, and other resource persons;

• During the internship, 8 sessions will be organized in which renowned Advocates from the Supreme Court of India and different High Courts, and other resource persons from around the country will share practical experience with interns on the predefined syllabus created exclusively by the LIAC team.

• Students who attend the sessions, and complete the tasks without failing (provided for absence or non-completion of tasks, reasonable cause for such absence or non-completion are intimidated through a formal application) will be provided with the hard copy of the Internship Certificate after the assessment by the LIAC team.

• The Hard-Copy Internship Certificate provided by the Legal Intern Assessment Centre (LIAC) of the Aequitas Victoria Foundation is unique and reputed as it bears the signatures of 6 reputed Advocates including Advocates from the Hon'ble Supreme Court and different High Courts from across India:

  • Adv. Rajendra Singh Suryavansi, (Advocate, Supreme Court of India)

  • Adv. Dr. Lalan Prasad Thakuria, (Advocate, Guwahati High Court)

  • Adv. Sarveshwari Prasad (Advocate, Allahabad High Court)

  • Adv. S.K. Mishra, (Advocate, Patna High Court)

  • Adv. Chander Parkash Singh, (Advocate, J&K High Court)

  • Adv. Amey Pandey, (Advocate, Sessions Court, Rajasthan)

Along with advocates the certificates also consists of the signatures of the Hon’ble President, and Hon’ble Secretary of the Aequitas Victoria Foundation which is a registered NGO under the Indian Societies Act and the registration number will be provided in the certificates against the name of the NGO that shall increase the validity of the certificates.

• The Centre aims to create an ecosystem where all the law students get equal career opportunities based upon their abilities, skills, and knowledge without discrimination.

• Interns will learn and work under the constant supervision of the Board of Advisors, Managing Committee, Executive Committee, and LIAC team of the Aequitas Victoria Foundation.

• For the period of 3-months, the interns will get access to our services without the cost and can access our journal and blog database.

• The Legal Intern will be assessed at every point of time through the internship period based on the undisclosed predefined criteria of the LIAC Internship Programme.

• The intern will get a first-hand experience from the Editors of our Journals regarding research activities and the work process of different wings of the Aequitas Victoria Foundation.

 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any Law student from 5 Years or 3 Years LL.B. Programs, LL.M., or Research Scholars can apply.

  • Any Law student enrolled in a full-time undergraduate (UG) or postgraduate (PG) program is eligible.

  • Must be available to complete an internship lasting 3 months on work-from-home criteria.

(P.S.: Classes of the students will not be hampered)

3 Steps Registration Procedure:

  • First: Payment of registration fees of Rs. 250/- only,

By scanning the QR Code given below:


Or, Pay through any payment Apps (Gpay, Paytm, or others apps): 8210159245 | Sarthak Aryan

Or, Direct Bank Transfer or NEFT:

Account Holder Name: Sarthak Aryan

Bank: State Bank of India, Shakurabad, Jehanabad

Account No.: 20413702388

IFSC Code: SBIN0018421


  • Second: Take the picture of the successful payment of Rs. 250/.

  • Third: Fill the Google form below to register by clicking the button


• You will receive the confirmation of registration within 72 hrs of filling the form.

 

Important Dates:

  • Registration Opens: 3rd November 2021

  • Last Date of Registration: 28th December 2021

  • Internship Starts: 2nd January 2022

 

Overview of LIAC Internship Cycle:

  • During the 1st stage of the internship, an inaugural session shall be conducted by the Founder and the Co-Founder of Aequitas Victoria Foundation to brief the entire schedule of the internship and also to discuss the importance of having a strong profile in various professional social media platforms along with the importance of updating the CV with contemporary professional ventures.

  • During the 2nd Stage, 8 sessions will be organized in which students will get an opportunity to gain practical knowledge from experienced advocates about their courtrooms experience.

  • In the 3rd stage, each student will be given one task like drafting, submission of Reports, Research Articles, or Blogs on Legal topics, and they will be guided accordingly.

  • The last stage of the internship involves the assessment of all interns individually by the LIAC team accordingly to some predefined criteria.

 

Terms and Conditions:

  • All the sessions shall be organized during Sundays and in online mode, so no classes of formal educational courses shall be hampered.

  • Attending all sessions and submission assignments are mandatory, failure to comply with which shall result in ineligibility from getting the certificate. Provided leave for exceptional cases shall be allowed.

  • All interns shall join every session through the email id which was used for registration (filling up of the above google form), if joined through any other email id then such intern might not be allowed to join the session.

  • Once registered no fees shall be refunded at any cost.

 

List of Resource Persons in the Previous Internship Session of 2021 (Oct-Dec):

  • Advocate Prashant Pawar, Advocate Gauhati High Court (First Session on Drafting of Civil as well as Criminal Petition)

  • Mr. Jayanta Boruah, Research Scholar North-Eastern Hill University, Advocate Gauhati High Court, & Former Assistant Professor, Double Gold Medallist, UGC-NET, CLAT & AIBE Qualified, LLM., MA (Sociology), BA (Political Science), Diploma in IPR, Certificate in Human Rights, International Humanitarian Rights, and Space Law (Second Session on importance of research and publication for Advocates, and how to write a Research Paper, Journal Indexing, Citations, Publication Ethics, etc.)

  • Advocate Aditya Singh, Partner, and Co-Founder of Sky Legal Associates & Solutions (Third Session on various practical aspects and the work culture in a reputed law firm).

  • Advocate Amey Pandey, (Fourth Session on practical experience of workings in High Court and Session Courts)

  • Advocate Asma Izzat, Advocate Human Rights Law Network (Fifth session on Advocacy for Women Prospects and Challenges, Scope as Human Rights Lawyer, and Scope of Internship in Human Rights Law Network)

  • Advocate Tathagat Sharma, Associate Advocate from Office of Solicitor General, India (Sixth session on the opportunities for Advocates in Public Service Sector, Powers and Functions of State Lawyers, and Experience of working under a reputed Government Advocate).

  • Mr. Animesh Jha, Assistant Professor of Family Law from National Law University Jabalpur (Seventh session on the scope for Law Students in Academics, requirements, and about UGC-NET and JRF).

  • Dr. Rangaswamy D. Nayak, Director Aequitas Victoria Research Centre, Assistant Professor and Assistant Registrar Karnataka State Law University (Eight sessions on writing Case Commentary, jurisprudential difference of various legal systems, and format for writing an efficient case note).



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