Internship Programme


The Symbiosis Law School, Pune is a top tier institution in the arena of legal education. This prestigious establishment prides itself in developing its students in a holistic manner. This development requires exposure outside the classroom, which is provided through the recognition of the importance of internship experiences, which consequently shape the careers of its students as well. The principal body entrusted with the responsibility of managing and conducting the Internship Process in the college is the student-driven Placement Cell.

Placement Cell, SLS, Pune

From the commencement of the initial year in college to the time a student passes out, the Placement Cell is responsible for assisting and providing internships to students. Working while the student is learning helps to discover their areas of interest, finally through the placement cell that all arrangements of students with their prospective employers are engineered, be it Internship, PPO or Campus Recruitment. The placement cell invites reputed law firms for campus interview and recruitment. Having successfully completed the recruitments for the last batches, it has been resolved that the recruitment process for the current batch of Symbiosis Law School, Pune will be on a rolling basis.

Internship Process

The main aim of internships is to provide a smooth transition from the academic world to the real work environment. An increasing number of law schools require the completion of an internship as a prerequisite to graduation. As the legal field has become more complex and legal employment opportunities have multiplied exponentially, the definition of a ‘traditional internship’ has evolved greatly. The Placement Cell facilitates several different types of internship opportunities such as:

  • Judicial clerkships
  • Legal clinics
  • Summer clerkships
  • Pro bono Projects
  • Law firm Internships
  • Corporate Houses

These programs places students in law offices, courts and public interest organizations with the goal of providing real-world legal experience under the guidance of faculty members, licensed attorneys and sitting judges.

Objectives of an Internship Programme

  1. It helps the students in gaining practical experience in a real work environment
  2. It assists the students in being more responsive to market requirements when choosing their area of specialization.
  3. It increases the awareness of students about the multitude of career options present in the legal world.
  4. It assists the development of professional skills and etiquette in a student.
  5. It provides an understanding to the students into the working of an organization and an insight into the different legal processes that take place.
  6. It also supplements the knowledge of the students that enhances their participation in their classes

Our Past Patrons:

Chief Justice G.B. Patnaik
Hon’ble Chief Justice of India

Chief Justice Rafat Alam
Allahabad High Court

Justice Ambwani
Allahabad High Court

Justice S. Ravindra Bhat
Delhi High Court

Justice Mohd. Rafiq
Rajasthan High Court Jaipur Bench

Justice Ajay Tiwari
Punjab and Haryana High Court

Sr. Adv. Vivek K. Tankha
Additional Solicitor General of India

Sr. Adv. Mohan Parasaran
Solicitor General of India

Dr. Anmol Ratan Sidhu
Assitant Advocate General of India

Kamal Narayan Choudhury
Senior Additional Advocate General of Assam

Sr. Adv. Manas Mahapatra
Chairman, Orissa State Bar Council

Sr. Adv. B.K. Kejriwal
Member of Bar Council of North-East

Sr. Adv. C.D. Singh
Standing Council for Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

Sr. Adv. Devi Sharan Sinha
Dhanbad District Court, Vice President, Dhanbad Bar Council

Sr. Adv. Pinky Anand
Supreme Court of India

Sr. Adv. Rajan Narain
Supreme Court of India

Sr. Adv. Sridhar Chitale
Supreme Court of India

Sr. Adv. Mahabir Singh
Supreme Court of India

Sr. Adv. Anil Kumar
Supreme Court of India

Sr. Adv. V.A. Mohta
Supreme Court of India

Sr. Adv. Dr. Adesh Aggarwala
Supreme Court of India

Sr. Adv. Dr. Rajeev Dhavan
Supreme Court of India

Sr. Adv. Indu Malhotra
Supreme Court of India

Sr. Adv. Gopal Subramanium
Delhi High Court

Sr. Adv. P. P Rao
New Delhi High Court

Sr. Adv. Tapas Mitra
Jamshedpur High Court

Sr. Adv. Bipin Joshi
Bombay High Court

Sr. Adv. Tanveer Alam Khan
Nainital High Court

Sr. Adv. Amit Singh Chadha
Delhi High Court

Sr. Adv. Jayesh Dolia
Madras High Court

Sr. Adv. Arun Kumar Mittal
Lucknow District Court

Sr. Adv. K. Radhakrishnan
Kerala High Court

Sr. Adv. Rahendra Kumar Soni
Rajasthan High Court

Sr. Adv. Rajeev Bhushan Bansal
Rajsthan High Court

Sr. Adv. Aditya Sondhi
Bangalore High Court

Sr. Adv. Sanjeev Prakash
Rajasthan High Court

Sr. Adv. Sanjay Jain
Delhi High Court

Sr. Adv. Amit Desai
Bombay High Court

Public Prosecuter, Anil Kanti Roy
Calcutta High Court

Public Prosecuter, Avinash Ahlawat
Delhi High Court

Adv. G. Venkateswara Rao
Supreme Court of India

Adv. Ujjwal K. Jha
Supreme Court of India

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Luthra & Luthra Mulla & Mulla & Craigie Pheonix Legal
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Kanga & Co Dua Associates ALMT Legal
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Vaish Associates Fox Mandal & Co Veritas Legal
Samvad Partners King & Partridge BMR Legal
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Sridharan Platinum Partners Law Point
Satish Manashinde and Legasis Pune Associates, Mumbai
Meharia & Co. Shardul Amarchand MZM,Mumbai
Mangaldas & Co. Narsappa Doraswami and Singh & Associates
Raja Supreme Court Clerkship Nishith Desai Associates
Vidhi Partners & Associates

Our Team

Dr. Shashikala Gurpur,
(Ex- Officio Chairperson)

Prof. Semanti Choudhury,
(Faculty Co-ordinator, Placement Cell)

Prof. Vibha Chaturvedi,
(Faculty Co-ordinator, Placement Cell)

Ms. Stuti Jain,
(Faculty Co-ordinator, Placement Cell)

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