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What is a Career in Civil Law?

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There are many nuances of a Career in Civil Law. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Civil Law actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Civil Law. While I was searching for reliable information about a Career in Civil Law, I came across this amazing page:


Minakshi Singh’s outlook!

Minakshi Singh invested 32 years & 9 months in Civil Law. Minakshi Singh has worked in Civil Law as Advocate in Delhi High Court. In Minakshi Singh’s own words, this is how Minakshi Singh got into Civil Law: "After doing my schooling from Presentation Convent Delhi, I did my BA in Political science from IP College and LLB from Faculty of Law, Delhi University. I am practicing as a Lawyer at Delhi High Court since 1985."


Career Video on Civil Law

In a video, Minakshi Singh has talked about various aspects of a Career in Civil Law. Minakshi Singh started by explaining Civil Law as: "Civil law is a body of rules that defines and protects the private rights of citizens, offers legal remedies that may be sought in a dispute, and covers areas of law such as contracts, torts, property and family law. It is the system of law concerned with private relations between members of community rather than criminal, military or religious affairs." It was an amazing video with great information.

In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Civil Law, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Civil Law. Minakshi Singh touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Property Law
  • Matrimonial law
  • Land Law
  • Hindu Law
  • Procedural Law
  • Arbitration Law
  • ADR Mechanism

Minakshi Singh then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Civil Law:

  • Communication Skills
  • Quick Witted
  • Persistence & Resilience
  • Observation

Minakshi Singh believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Civil Law:

  • Recognition
  • Intellectually Stimulating
  • Helping Poor

And, Minakshi Singh believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Civil Law:

  • Long Working Hours
  • Gestation Period
  • Continuous Updates
  • Criticism

In the final section of the video Minakshi Singh talks about How a day goes in a Career in Civil Law. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Civil Law, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:


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