The legal profession is highly powerful, respected and lucrative profession all over the world. Lawyers are held in high esteem in every society, and are authorized by the state to advise and defend clients in legal matters before the court. The law establishes rules and regulations that define a person’s rights and obligations and defines their enforcement.
Lawyers counsel their clients about their legal rights and suggest a course of action in a particular legal trouble/dispute. They advise clients, make legal documents, conduct negotiations on legal matters, and represent clients in court and tribunal proceedings.
Globalization of businesses has created a need for legal compliance, which has created a special niche for lawyers dealing with all matters concerning business.
A candidate interested in taking up law can join a 5 year course in BA LL.B after 10+2. The selection process usually includes written exam, group discussions and interviews. Graduates can pursue LL.B, a 3 year course. Although, the degree entitles the graduates to practice law many students also opt for LLM of 2 years duration or diploma courses of 1 year.