How to Work with a Senior Advocate

This course prepares the learner for the process of getting work with a senior advocate and helps them understand the working of a senior advocate.

How to Work with a Senior Advocate

Course Description

This course deals with the concept of learning while working with a senior advocate. It explains the process and tips to get the job of a junior advocate and describes how one should work to achieve maximum out of the association with a senior, covering key aspects like work culture at a senior advocate’s chamber, expectations out of a junior in the chamber, etc. The course is a must read for all law students and graduates who want to work as an advocate.

Course Outcomes:
  • Analyse the concepts of 'Senior Advocate' and 'Junior Advocate' and their role in the field of litigation
  • Prepare a cover letter and resume to apply for the position of junior advocate
  • Discuss the work culture at a senior advocate's chamber, expectations out of a junior in the chamber, client handling, knowledge enhancement, etc.
  • Understand the work and process of getting work with a senior advocate
Course Details:

Target Audience

  • Law Students

  • Law Interns

  • Law Graduates

Access Timeframe

6 Months


There are no prerequisites for this course.
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certificate of Achievement

Format of Certification


Professional Association/Affiliation

LawSkills & Manupatra

Method of Obtaining Certification

Learners must attempt the exam at the end of the course and secure at least 50% marks to obtain the course certificate. Upon meeting these requirements, the certificate will be printable on demand.

Course Outline

  • Career options for lawyers
  • Working with a senior advocate
  • Transition from law school to legal profession
  • Choosing a senior advocate according to the area of specialisation
  • Applying for the post of junior advocate
  • Process of application for the job
  • Work culture in a senior advocate's chamber
  • Tips for working with senior advocate
  • Professional and ethical duties for a junior


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