Ahmedabad-based think-tank, Research Foundation for Governance in India (RFGI), is looking to hire a lawyer to join their legislative drafting work. The following is the brief job description for the profile.

Job-description

1. Help conduct legal research across sectors – with a particular focus on policy drafting, drafting of legislation, putting together international comparison on legislative practices.

2. Set up processes and create precedent documents on the matters described above – utilising technology driven solutions as far as possible.

3. Help produce monthly e-newsletters and knowledge notes

Selection Criteria

1. Strong Command over English

2. Law-degree, preferably from a five-year integrated law programme, with significant interest in regulation and public policies

3. Command over drafting and use of internet

4. Previous internships in law-firms

5. Work Experience is not a necessary criteria, but preferable

6. Should be willing to be based in Ahmedabad

7. Good eye on detail and research skills

8. Should be willing to understand and experience start-up culture!

About RFGI

RFGI is an Ahmedabad-based think-tank working primarily towards creating and promoting legal innovations and legal reforms in India.

The organization conducts research on key issues in law and policy and hosts public events in order to raise awareness, particularly among the youth who are often disengaged from the democratic process.

It champions the cause of seeking and creating innovations in the space of access to justice and also acts as a consultant in the implementation and development of Government policies.

Deadline

30th December, 2015

Application Procedure

Interested applications to send cover letter and CV to Kelly Dhru on [email protected]

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