EARLY BIRD: In the congenial company of Barrister P.K.Kurian, head of Menon & Pai, Cochin, a leading lawyers firm in India, where he had his initial grooming in law.

In the opinion of Justice Kurup, Menon & Pai is an excellent playfield for any one who is serious about entering the profession of law. As to setting forth the outstanding qualities of an advocate, Daniel Webster said: "The power of clear statement is the great power at the Bar. This is no less true of barrister P.K.Kurian with the added qualities of aristocracy, dignity and integrity rolled into one," remarks the Judge when asked to comment on the Barrister.