Webinar on “Law: Successful Career Option ” with Ms.Parveen Mahtani
On 26th July 2020, DY Patil Deemed to be University, School of Law had organized an interactive webinar session “Law: Successful Career Option”, with Ms. Parveen Mahtani, Chief Legal Officer at Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd. The webinar was conducted on the ZOOM platform at 4:00 PM.
Ms. Parveen had completed her LLB from Government Law College, Mumbai, and has worked with firms like Desai and Devanji, Nitish Desai and Associates, Vice-President Legal at Lodha Developers Pvt. Ltd., Vice-President Legal for Wadiya Group of Companies, Head Legal and Compliance for TATA Housing Company Ltd and TATA Realty and Infrastructure Ltd. She specializes in Dispute resolution, business strategy, contractual agreement, and legal advice. Her role at Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd. Includes various types of contracts drafting, buying the land, providing sound advice, and guide and advise the company to protect the brand of the company.
She strongly believes that every advocate should work in the corporate sector as it improves their drafting skills and for women, it is very supportive. For Ms. Pareveen, the corporate had helped her balance both her personal and professional life judiciously. With a strong family support system, she was able to come so far in the legal sector.
Her advice to anybody taking the law is that you need to know the law in every circumstance. Law is something which should be a compulsory subject and everyone should be aware of them. She strongly believes that “Your father is the last person you want to be dependent on”. She also advised the parents of law students to constantly support their children. Law has completely evolved and is full of numerous opportunities for everyone. Internships, as said by Ms. Parveen Mahtani are an integral part of the law course. They help one built contacts, meet other professionals and improve overall legal knowledge. She also enlightened everyone about the importance of drafting skills in a legal career. It’s a practice which shall be done every day.
She also urged all the students to improve their technical skills and the future belongs to virtual courtrooms and virtual meetings. Every student must specialize in these skills. She also congratulated DY Patil Deemed to be University School of Law for their unique and advanced teaching pattern consisting of paperless education, frequent court visits, virtual classroom, and citation study.