The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is inviting applications for the empanelment of Advocates/Law Firms for representing and assisting CCI and the Director General before various Courts and Tribunals.

Tenure of Empanelment: The initial empanelment will be for three years or until further orders whichever is earlier. Performance of empanelled advocates shall be reviewed on annual basis. However, on completion of the term and satisfactory performance of the advocate, the empanelment may be renewed for a period of another three years by the Commission. The Commission reserves the right to terminate the empanelment of any advocate at any time.

Educational Qualification: LL.B.


(i) The Advocates should be familiar with various branches of law especially those concerning competition law, constitutional /service law, labour law, contract law, commercial law, property laws and taxation etc.

(ii) In addition to above, the Advocates are required to have the minimum professional/court practice experience as under:

a) For empanelment for the Supreme Court of India,10 years of experience in Supreme Court.

b) For empanelment for the High Court in India/COMPAT, 7 years of experience in High Court.

c) For empanelment for the Subordinate Courts/Tribunals, 5 years of experience in Subordinate Courts/Tribunals. Provided that the Competent Authority may relax the above conditions at its discretion, if otherwise found suitable in certain cases.

(iii) For considering empanelment for the Supreme Court, generally those Advocates who are regularly practising including Advocates-on-Record of the Supreme Court would be considered, if they are otherwise found to be competent and suitable.

Last Date to Apply: May 31, 2024, by 5:30 p.m.

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