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Nation today needs more young lawyers than ever before: Dr Justice N Kumar
IFIM Law School welcomes its fresh batch of graduates
August 04, 2018
IFIM Law School kicked off its 2018 – 23 academic session, by welcoming its new batch of students. With its diverse bunch of future legal professionals from 16 states, half the batch is made of girls.Hon’ble Dr Justice N Kumar, Former Judge, High Court of Karnataka, was the chief guest for the occasion.
n his welcome address, Dr. Venugopal B S, Principal, IFIM Law School, congratulated the batch, saying, “This is the beginning of an era where India requires smart legal professionals who make a contribution in taking the right decisions. In this five-year-long journey, the students will learn and unlearn many things. However, it is in the hands of these young and passionate minds to use the best of their knowledge to make a difference.”
In the chief guest address, Hon’ble Dr Justice N Kumar, spoke about the crucial time for the legal system in India. “The nation, today, needs more young lawyers than ever before. Our country faces many challenges that seek the strong support of its judicial framework. It is, therefore, a golden opportunity for young minds to understand the nuances of the ecosystem and explore the challenges. The roots of aspiring legal professionals in this field need to be very strong and practical exposure will enhance the skills. Therefore, it is our collective responsibility to inculcate the knowledge and integrity that this profession demands.”
The Director of Student Services, Surekha Shetty, welcomed the students to the new phase in their lives. She motivated the students to nurture the beauty of the legal profession which lies in confidence, trust and responsibility.
Prof. Subramanya Sirish Tamvada, Dean, IFIM Law School encouraged the students to utilize the opportunities that comes to them in their years of education. He also urged them to proactively participate in various research centres at the Law School and events that would help them grow as lawyers.
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