Internship Experience at Vidhi Associates, Patna: Interacted with Clients, Performed Client Counselling

Name of the Student

Shreya Mehta

College and Year of Study

School of Law, KIIT University, Bhubaneshwar

Name and Address of the Organization

Vidhi Associates, Patna, Bihar, India

Duration of Internship

July 1, 2022, to July 25, 2022; 25 days

How did you Apply?

A person needs to send their internship application along with their resume to the recruitmentatvidhi[at]gmail.com

First Day Formalities, Infrastructure, First Impression

I was introduced to all the other interns and other associates of the firm. All the interns were then guided about how the files should be arranged, how to make brief notes, list of dates and events of the cases and so on.

Main Tasks

Drafting – Drafted Written Statement, Written Arguments, Execution Petition, Title Search Reports on behalf of HDFC Bank and Axis Bank, Reply notice, Legal Notice u/s 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act 1881, u/s 25 of Payment and Settlement Systems Act 2007, Evidence on Affidavit on behalf of Insurance and Banking Companies, and opinion in an appeal relating to the repudiation of an Insurance Claim.

Arbitration – Learned the proceedings of Arbitration and Drafting of loan recall notices and researched various provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act.

Legal Research – Researched on Recovery of Debts and Bankruptcy Act 1993, Section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.

Good things

We had the opportunity to interact with the clients of the firm and discuss their respective cases with them, which was our first experience of client counselling.

Bad things

Nothing as such.

Accommodation & Conveyance to Office 

I commuted from my home which is in Patna only. However, there are many PGs available nearby Ashok Rajpath, Patna.

Stipend

None.