Motivational Talk on The Power of Perseverance in the Legal Field

Resource persons: Ms. Arshia Katyal and Mr. Karandeep Singh

Ms. Arshia Katyal has been a qualified Advocate in India since July 2019. She is a Future Trainee Solicitor (2025) at Eversheds Sutherland, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Mr. Karandeep Singh has been a qualified Advocate in India since July 2019. He has completed his graduation from King’s College London, Dickson Poon School of Law.

The facilitators spoke about their incredible journey of being a lawyer. They also shared with the students what motivated them to take this career path their journey ahead, the challenges faced and the satisfaction of achieving their goals.

According to the resource persons: It is a profession that demands intellect, skill, and fortitude. It is not for the faint of heart but for those who embrace challenges and thrive under pressure. As lawyers, we have the power to make a difference in society, defending the innocent and prosecuting the guilty.

They shared their practical experiences with the students and gave an insight on how Studying law not only equips us with a deep understanding of the law but also provides us with a wide range of transferable skills. We learn to analyse texts, solve complex problems, and present ourselves confidently. These skills, combined with our knowledge of the law and insight into society, make us highly employable and capable individuals.

They asked the aspiring lawyers to

  • Embrace the challenges that lie ahead.
  • Surround yourself with like-minded peers who will push you to excel.
  • Take advantage of every opportunity to engage with the law, whether it be through moot courts or legal debates and
  • Studying law is not just about becoming a lawyer; it opens doors to a world of possibilities.

They motivated the students and asked them to rise to the challenge, embrace the intensity, and become the best lawyers they could be. The interactive sessions and discussions were very enriching, with students putting up many stimulating questions and making the workshop interactive allowing participants to clarify their doubts and gain a deeper understanding of the legal profession. A token of gratitude was extended to the facilitators for conducting an informative and engaging workshop, and to all the participants for their active participation.


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