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How do I start a Career in Consumer Law?

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I find a Career in Consumer Law very interesting. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Consumer Law actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Consumer Law. I was Googling about a Career in Consumer Law and was lucky to find: 


Noopur Gupta’s overview!

With 19 years of professional experience, Noopur Gupta understands Consumer Law. Noopur Gupta has worked in Consumer Law as Senior Advocate in District Consumer Forum & State Commission for Consumer Disputes. In Noopur Gupta’s own words, this is how Noopur Gupta got into Consumer Law: “After doing BA from AMU, I did LLB from HNB Garhwal University. I am a writer & poet. I am the Director of Noopur Dance Academy and teach dance. I am a Senior Advocate with District Consumer Form and State Commission for Consumer Disputes.” This link showed on the first page of search results for Noopur Gupta: 


Career Video on Consumer Law

In a video, Noopur Gupta has talked about various aspects of a Career in Consumer Law. Noopur Gupta started by explaining Consumer Law as: “Consumer protection law or consumer law is considered as an area of law that regulates private law relationships between individual consumers and the businesses that sell those goods and services. It is a way of preventing frauds and scams from service and sales contracts, eligible fraud, bill collector regulation, pricing, utility turnoffs, consolidation, personal loans that may lead to bankruptcy.” The video gave me so much food for thought.

In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Consumer Law, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Consumer Law. Noopur Gupta touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • General Knowledge
  • Amendments in Consumer Law
  • Consumer Protection Judgements
  • Consumer Protection Act, 1986

Noopur Gupta then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Consumer Law:

  • Humanitarian Values
  • Application of Knowledge
  • Awareness about Facts
  • Confidence & Sharpness
  • Oratory Skills

Noopur Gupta believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Consumer Law:

  • Lesson for Culprits
  • Consumer-Friendly Law
  • Work Satisfaction
  • Career Opportunities

And, Noopur Gupta believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Consumer Law:

  • Lack of Awareness
  • Delay in Justice

In the final section of the video Noopur Gupta talks about How a day goes in a Career in Consumer Law. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Consumer Law, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: 


Similar Career Talks on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:


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After having learnt about a Career in Consumer Law I was curious about LifePage. LifePage has created the largest knowledge repository of Careers in the whole world. I salute the efforts of Team LifePage. I also encourage you to learn more about LifePage on: 

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