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WHICH LLB SPECIALIZATION TO CHOOSE?

By AB Tutorials Team
14 Sep, 2021
WHICH LLB SPECIALIZATION TO CHOOSE?
A career in Law offers a wide array of opportunities, one can choose to become a practicing lawyer, legal advisor, law consultant, & much more. Most of the law courses offered in India require aspirants to select the specialization of law in which they wish to make their career in.
 
The various law specializations offered in India are as follows:
 
Civil Law

The most sought-after law specialization deals with handling damage suits, private rights of individuals, drawing deeds and wills, handling breach of contract suits, acting as trustee or guardian as well as handling mortgages. To study and make a career in civil law, aspirants must be aware of rights, acts and remedies of family law, criminal law, property law which they study in their law courses. The required skill set for civil lawyers includes an eye for details, networking and soft skills, analytical and logical skills, as well as they must keep a journalistic approach towards latest developments in the law domain. 
 
Tax Law

This law specialization focuses on income tax, real tax, estate tax, franchises, problems of inheritance, etc. With income comes the tax, be it for individuals or organizations hence, the need for tax law studies where one can learn all about policies, government rules and regulations as well as remedies to help tax defaulters. 
 
Criminal Law

This law field deals with offences against society or state. This is one of the oldest and also an extremely exciting branch of law. In this specialization, one is involved in interviewing clients and interrogating witnesses, conducting trials, correlating findings, preparing a case for defense as well as examining and cross-examining witnesses in court.

Corporate Law

This law field deals with advising corporations on their legal rights, obligations and privileges. Lawyers practicing Corporate Law also need to study statutes, constitutions and ordinances and also help the corporations in making important decisions on whether to go in for a suit or not.

International Law

Candidates wanting to pursue a career in this law field need to specialize in treaties, customs and traditions observed by nations in their relations with one another. The law specialization deals with trade laws, immigration laws, labor and employment laws, and much more. 

Labor Law

This law specialization deals with workers, their associations, workers’ rights, workers’ duties and working conditions. A lawyer who specializes in labor law is often called to sort out issues between the management and the firm’s employees.
 
Real Estate Law

This law covers conveyance of property, search records and deeds to establish titles of property; acting as trustee for property and drawing up legal documents for deeds and mortgages.

Patent Law

This law specialization focuses on securing patents for inventors from the patent’s office. Here the lawyer specializes in prosecuting or defending patent infringement and preparing detailed specifications of the patent and so on.

Media Law

This legal field deals with various aspects related to Telecommunications, Information Technology, Defamation, Broadcasting, Copyright, Advertising, Confidentiality, Contempt, Entertainment law, Privacy, Censorship, Firm law and Internet & online services.

Competition Law

This law specialization deals with prohibiting agreements or practices that restrict free trading and competition between business, banning abusive behavior by a firm dominating a market along supervising mergers and acquisitions of large corporations (which also includes some joint ventures).

Intellectual Property Law

This specialization deals with the rules for securing and enforcing legal rights to inventions, designs, and artistic works.

Mergers and Acquisition Law

This field deals with the laws affecting the purchase of one company by another (an acquisition), or the blending of two companies into a new entity (a merger).
 
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