JOB POSTS @ International Justice Mission: Advocate | Legal Manager | Project Advocate

Organization

International Justice Mission (IJM)

1. Advocate @ National Interventions, New Delhi

City: New Delhi

The Need

IJM is seeking a professional advocate to manage and litigate an active caseload of criminal cases throughout India.

The successful candidate will research and write extensively on issues of procedure, evidence and substantive law, and train partners and other power actors on the Bonded Labour Act and Acts relevant to the work of IJM across the country.

The position is based out of IJM Delhi Office and requires significant travel throughout India.

Responsibilities can be accessed HERE.

Required Skills and Experience

a. Bachelor’s Degree in Law or beyond;

b. Relevant work experience;

c. Excellent legal research and writing skills;

d. Knowledge of Microsoft Suite Software, Windows 2000 and Windows XP; and

e. Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and Hindi; regional languages a plus.

Critical Qualities

a. Attention to detail and disciplined with priorities;

b. Mature judgment and good interpersonal skills;

c. Professional in demeanor, written and oral communication;

d. Works well under stress and sustained positive attitude;

e. Flexible; and

f. Strong ethic of service and a passion for IJM’s goals.

The Mission

To protect the poor from violence by rescuing victims, bringing the criminals to justice, restoring survivors to safety and strength, and helping local law enforcement build a safe future that lasts.

More Information can be accessed HERE.


2. Advocate, Bangalore

City: Bangalore

The Need

IJM retained advocates manage and litigate an active caseload of criminal cases throughout South India.

Advocates must research and write extensively on issues of procedure, evidence and substantive law.

This position is based in Bangalore, Karnataka and requires significant travel throughout South India.

This position reports to the Director of Legal.

Responsibilities can be accessed HERE.

Skills and Experience

a. Bachelor’s Degree in Law or beyond;

b. Relevant work experience;

c. Excellent legal research and writing skills;

d. Knowledge of Microsoft Suite Software, Windows 2000 and Windows XP; and

e. Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and Kannada is required. Ability to speak and write Tamil preferred.

f. Experience with various government social service programs and NGOs working in South India is preferred; and

Critical Qualities

a. Embodies IJM core values;

b. Meticulous attention to detail;

c. Professional in demeanor and all written and oral communications;

d. Strong service ethic;

e. Patient, works well under stress;

f. Personable, sustained positive attitude;

g. Diplomatic and flexible;

h. Effective team player and leader;

i. Consistently punctual and genuinely reliable; and

j. Demonstrates good stewardship of time and resources.

The Mission

To protect the poor from violence by rescuing victims, bringing the criminals to justice, restoring survivors to safety and strength, and helping local law enforcement build a safe future that lasts.

More information can be accessed HERE.


3. Advocate, Kolkata

City: Kolkata

The Need

IJM Kolkata Advocates work tirelessly to ensure the public justice system functions for the poor and exploited.

We need dedicated and energetic individuals to join our team as Advocates.

In this position, you will manage and litigate an active caseload of criminal cases throughout West Bengal.

This position is based in Kolkata, West Bengal and may require some travel throughout India.

This position reports to the Director of Legal.

Responsibilities can be accessed HERE.

Skills and Experience

a. Bachelor’s Degree in Law or beyond;

b. Excellent legal research and writing skills;

c. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook;

d. Knowledge of investigative techniques, experience with various government social service programs and NGOs working in West Bengal is preferred;

e. Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and Bengali. Ability to speak and write Hindi preferred;

f. Organized with meticulous attention to detail; and

g. Demonstrated ability to earn and maintain trust with regard to confidential and sensitive information.

Critical Qualities

a. Embodies IJM core values;

b. Meticulous attention to detail;

c. Professional in demeanor and all written and oral communications;

d. Strong service ethic;

e. Patient, works well under stress;

f. Personable, sustained positive attitude;

g. Diplomatic and flexible;

h. Effective team player and leader;

i. Consistently punctual and genuinely reliable; and

j. Demonstrates good stewardship of time and resources.

More information can be accessed HERE.


4. Senior Legal Manager, Mumbai

City: Mumbai

The Need

International Justice Mission (IJM) is seeking a Senior Manager-Legal who will develop and direct IJM’s legal strategy and implements that strategy through a team of advocates so perpetrators are held accountable.

We are looking for an individual with the passion and the ability to influence the legal system.

This position manages resources in the Legal team working alongside with the clients to seek justice and empower them.

This position is based out of Mumbai and reports to the Director of Legal.

Responsibilities can be accessed HERE.

Skills and Experience

a. Two years legal experience as a criminal trial advocate, a lawyer in a corporate legal department, or a litigator with a law firm;

b. Law Degree (L.L.B) required. Master’s Degree in Law preferred (L.L.M.);

c. Two years of people management experience;

d. Demonstrated legal research and writing skills preferred;

e. Knowledge of Criminal Procedure Code, Indian Penal Code, Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act and Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act preferred;

f. Knowledge of Microsoft Suite Software, Windows 2000/XP and familiarity with database management software; and

g. Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and Hindi. Ability to speak and write Marathi preferred.

Critical Qualities

a. Organized meticulous attention to detail and disciplined with priorities;

b. Sustained positive attitude;

c. People management skills;

d. Personable and mature judgment;

e. Ability to take initiatives and operate proactively;

f. Professional in demeanor, written and oral communication;

g. Genuinely reliable and consistently punctual;

h. Works well under stress and sustained positive attitude; and

i.Strong ethic of service and a passion for IJM’s goals.

More information can be accessed HERE.

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