JOB POST: Human Rights Litigator at Parantapa Sciences, Mumbai: Applications Open

About the organisation

Parantapa Sciences works towards solving complex problems using a data-driven, community-led and design-based approach.

They develop multidisciplinary solutions across analytics, social science, community development, marketing, legal and other areas to solve multi-layered social issues. The organization does field research on social issues in challenging and have clients including Fortune 500 companies, The Indian Government and Non-Profit Organisations.

Location: Mumbai

Number of Vacancies

1 (one): Human Rights Litigator

The purpose of the role is to increase convictions and engage with the relevant stakeholders within the judiciary ecosystem.

They are looking for a hands-on go-getter who will roll up his/her sleeves and understand the on-ground, tactical and strategic aspects of successful litigation.


  • The candidate must be a law graduate and a Bar Council licence holder.
  • The candidate must have some experience of representing human trafficking victims/human rights.
  • The candidate must hold the knowledge of POCSO, ITPA, CRPC, IPC and all laws related to offense against human body and criminal economic offenses.
  • The candidate with experience of representing human trafficking victims/ human rights will be preferred.
  • The candidate must be proficient in Marathi.
  • The candidate must be a go-getter, high on attention to detail and has the emotional quotient to support victims.


The candidate will be responsible to:

  • Represent all case proceedings including bail hearings, pre-trial hearings, custody hearings, trial proceedings, and appeal and assist the public prosecutor when required.
  • Conduct legal research and prepare written briefs used to develop case strategy and ensure the current strategy complies with the law.
  • Draft applications, petitions, and closing arguments to support the public prosecutor in all cases and other referral cases.
  • Develop and implemented litigation plans for each case.
  • Develop Relationships with Stakeholders.
  • Advice and trained government authorities, aftercare homes and other partners on legal issues related to commercial sexual exploitation.
  • Advise the team on measures to Increase convictions and ensuring compensation for 100% victims.
  • Maintain Internal Relationships with Operations, Aftercare, Social Workers, Client Engagement, Research Function, Analytics.

How to apply?

Interested candidates must email their CVs to recruiting[at]

Why should you join them?

If you are looking to make the world a better place for women and children, help restore faith in law and justice, this is the place for you.

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