Applications from Indian Nationals are invited for the post of Legal Consultant (13 Nos.) on contract basis initially for a period of one year which may be extended for a maximum further period of two years ( total three years) at the discretion of Competent Authority in the Central Information Commission subject to satisfactory performance of such person .
(a) Essential Qualification: Law graduate from a recognized University or equivalent.
(b) Desirable Qualification:
(i) Experience in judicial or legal work in the Courts, Govt. or Regulatory Authority, Tribunals, Commissions or any similar forum.
(ii) Preference will be given to candidates having qualified All India Bar Examination.
3. Age Limit.
Not more than 30 years as on the closing date of the Advertisement/Notice.
The candidate who is engaged as Legal Consultant will be paid a consolidated fee of Rs. 35000/- per month (Fresh Graduates) and Rs 40,000/- per month for Legal Consultant having experience of more than one year in judicial or legal work in the Courts, Govt. or Regulatory Authority, Tribunals, Commissions or any similar forum. 10% annual increase will be given after satisfactory completion of one year.
5. Nature of Duties.
The candidate so engaged as legal consultant will normally be working with Information Commissioner and shall do the following works:-
i. Preparation of case summary before the Commissioner;
ii. Identification of legal issues for adjudication;
iii. Legal appreciation of other laws / Acts that have bearing on the case;
iv. Legal research for precedents of Hon’ble Supreme Court, High Courts and judgements of various Commissions;
v. Preparing counters for writ petitions.
vi. Any other legal work as assigned by the Commissioner/Commission.
The Application should reach this office within 21 days from the date of publication of advertisement. (The advertisement was published on 18th November).
Full details are here.