The National Law University, Delhi is seeking to engage on a contractual basis, Legal Fellows for Nagpur (2 positions) for the Fair Trial Fellowship programme of Project39A supported by a grant from the Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives.

No of post: 02

Course objective: The goal of the programme is to reduce the under-trial population in prisons in Pune and Nagpur and to work towards strengthening the legal aid system in Maharashtra

Who can participate: young lawyers and social workers to work for providing quality legal representation to undertrial prisoners.

Essential qualification:

  1. Minimum of three-year experience of criminal law practice at trial court level
  2. Registration as a practicing advocate (Sanad) with Bar Council of any state in India
  3. Proficiency in reading, writing and speaking Marathi
  4. Ability to read, write and speak English
  5. Familiarity with the use of MS-Office, emails and the internet
  6. Prior work experience in work with the District Legal Services Authority is desirable.

Remuneration: Fellows will be paid a fellowship amount of INR 30,000 per month.

How to apply: Interested persons must send their resume and Statement of Purpose to [email protected] and the subject of the email should be "Fair Trial Fellowship - Application for Legal Fellows-Nagpur". Applicants are also required to fill in their details in the google form via the link given below.

Last date to register: Applications received after midnight of 25th February, 2022 will not be considered.

Click here for the application form

Click here for the official notification