Certificate Program on Soft Skills for Lawyers by Parul University, Vadodara, India [30th September, 2021 onwards]

ABOUT THE ORGANISER

About Parul University:
PARUL UNIVERSITY is a multidisciplinary hub of 28 self-financed institutions with more than 25000 students, 2000+ eminent faculty members and more than 100 programs at diploma, graduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. Parul group of institute is spread across 150 acres of high tech campus. Massive educational institutional set provides the right ambience and atmosphere for intellectual stimulation. The cutting edge infrastructure like auditorium, conference rooms, class rooms, computer laboratories, library and student’s hostels equipped with modern age amenities, canteens serving nourishing and nutritious food, etc. facilitate teaching- learning process that fascinate and delight students, faculty, corporate dignitaries, foreigners and parents.


About Parul Institute of Law:
Parul Institute of Law, Parul University, Vadodara is duly approved by the Bar Council of India and is a member of International Association of Law Schools, New York. It offers Five Year Integrated courses of B.A.LL.B, B.Com.LL.B, B.B.A.LL.B and Three Year LL.B course. Under the Centre for Post-Graduation Legal Studies (CPGLS), the Institute offers One Year LL.M Program in eight specializations of Intellectual Property Law, Criminal and Security Laws, International Law, Public Policy and Governance, Environmental Law and International Human Rights Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Constitutional and Administrative Law. The Institute also offers M.Phil and Ph.D. programs. The Institute has a team of highly qualified and experienced teaching faculties, State of Art infrastructure.

DETAILS ABOUT THE PROGRAM:

Law as a career path has always been known for its dynamic nature. This comes from the fact that law is ever evolving. However, not only the substantial aspect of law is a very dynamic one, but also the additional skills required to be successful in this field are dynamic. Apart from possessing the hard skills of the subject, there are certain soft skills and techniques which are absolutely essential for a law professional to be successful and have longevity. This course particularly caters to enhance such soft skills, which are as important as the plain knowledge of the subject, to be a successful law professional. The particular skill sets required for various career options in the broad domain of law shall be developed.

Program Highlights:
 University Certificate and Credit
 Candidates will get knowledge of Law Journals, Legal Software, Use of technology in legal education, Advocacy Skills, Rehabilitation of Criminals and Juveniles in Society, Legal Aid, Para-Legal Services and Clinical Training

Program Objectives and Outcomes:

Program ObjectivesProgram Outcomes
To know use of Law Journals and use of internet in legal profession  Students will gain knowledge of internet in legal education  
To understand advocacy skills  Students will learn skills related to advocacy  
To learn application of ICT tools in legal field  Gaining knowledge of soft skills required in profession  
To understand Rehabilitation of Criminals and Juveniles in Society  Students will learn ICT tools used in legal profession  

Broad Topics to be covered:
 Use of Law Journals and Legal Software
 Use of Internet in Legal Education
 Legal Principles through Case Laws
 Advocacy Skills
 Rehabilitation of Criminals and Juveniles in Society
 Legal Aid, Para-Legal Services and Clinical Training


Professional skills for Career Opportunities:

  1. Developing research skills for litigation.
  2. Honing skills required for academics.
  3. Developing skill sets for understanding complex legal situations encountered by judges.
  4. Inculcating skill sets required to work in NGOs as legal professionals.
  5. Entrepreneurial skill development to launch and manage one’s own law firm.
  6. Client management

About the Resource Person:

Mr. Faiz Ayat Ansari is an Assistant Professor of Law and Coordinator, Centre for Constitutional Law and Policy (CCLP) at Parul Institute of Law, Parul University, Vadodara, PhD Research Scholar at the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru and a Researcher and Collaborator at the Mediterranea International Centre for Human Rights Research, Italy . He is also an alumnus of Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, where he pursued his LL.M. in Constitutional and Administrative Law. He has also been a recipient of the prestigious Dr. J.K. Patel Memorial Award for exceptional academic and research performance for 2021. He has been a member of the Legal Education Awareness Foundation, New Delhi and has been invited to deliver guest lectures at prestigious international institutions like the Mediterranea International Centre for Human Rights Research, Italy and the Tashkent State University of Law, Uzbekistan. He has a keen interest in bridging the gap between the academia, policy making and the industry in the legal field. His areas of interest include Constitutional law, Comparative Public Law, Media law, etc. He has previously co-authored a book titled ‘Law and Justice in the Era of Globalization’ and co-edited books on ‘International Law and Contemporary Framework’ and ‘The Concepts of International Law’.

LOCATION:
The program shall be held online on the Google Meet platform.

ELIGIBILITY:
Academicians, Research scholars, Legal professionals and Law students shall be best suited for the program.

DEADLINES/DATES:
Last Date for Registration : 20 th September, 2021

PROGRAM SCHEDULE DETAILS:
 The program shall commence in the last week of September, 2021.
 There shall be one hour online sessions on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 7 pm to 8 pm over a period of three months.
 Detailed schedule shall be communicated to the participants before the commencement of the program.
 Evaluation shall be based on online exams and assignments.
 Last date for registration: 20 th September, 2021

Registration Procedure:

The payment needs to be made through PayTM.

  1. After opening the PayTM App, select School/College Fee in the featured services.
  2. Select Vadodara in Gujarat state for the institution’s location.
  3. In the institute, select Parul University.
  4. Select New Registration.
  5. Select Short Term Courses- CEP Fee.
  6. Enter your details.
  7. Enter ‘Soft Skills for Lawyers’ in the Course name.
  8. Proceed to make the payment.
  9. Fill the registration form https://forms.gle/Dib42fv3Sn84rz8dA

  • CONTACT INFORMATION:
    Mr. Faiz Ayat Ansari, Program Developer and Coordinator Assistant Professor (Law) & Coordinator, Centre for Constitutional Law and Policy, Parul Institute of Law, Faculty of Law, Parul University, Vadodara | PhD Research Scholar, NLSIU, Bengaluru | Researcher & Collaborator, The Mediterranea International Centre for Human Rights Research, Reggio Calabria, Italy
    M.No. +91 9687004426
    Email: faiz.ansari90542@paruluniversity.ac.in
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