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The current Indian legal sector has seen strong growth. Indian lawyers working abroad have returned, and 2019 numbers indicate that the Top 100 corporate law firms have grown by more than 62%.
By applying big data analytics and software solutions—firms are modernizing their data, billing, and outreach practices. They are investing in non-legal support staff to become more customer-centric.
This is our story, of how Marat Gogia, a small homegrown tier-2 city legal start-up arrived at our NextGen formula. Read on.
Gender is just one aspect of an individual’s identity. Yet, we divide our world, our home, even our workplace—sometimes subtly, sometimes ruthlessly—along gender lines. We forget that our personalities are the driving force behind our behaviours and attitude.
We are not just our gender, we are so much more.
But our unconscious bias keeps us rooted in SOGI-based bullying from childhood. It then becomes imperative to introduce legislation that helps us cope in suspected gender wars, especially when it takes the form of sexual harassment in the workplace.
Long awaited and well deserved—the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act of 2013, known as the POSH Act—is one such starting point.
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You should register a First Information Report (FIR) if you are:
This however, only applies to cognizable offences. You cannot file an FIR in case of a non-cognizable offence.
The Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) Act of 1973, Sec 154 classifies criminal offences as cognizable and non-cognizable offences.
In the case of a cognizable offence, the police can begin investigation immediately and arrest the accused without a warrant.
This list includes serious offences such as murder, rape, theft, kidnapping, or forgery
In your FIR, you should ensure to include:
To register an FIR, follow these steps:
After recording your statement, request:
If you have been asked by a police officer to visit the police station:
Once you have a few details, speak to a lawyer. If required, ask the lawyer to accompany you.
At the police station, your lawyer can help in three important ways:
This is a collection of articles written by our firm and of course resources we refer to as advocates and lawyers.