JOB POST: Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs, Govt. of India: Apply by April 12

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The Government of India invites applications/nominations for the post of Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Legal Affairs (DoLA).

Essential Qualifications

A. Law graduate from recognized university or equivalent.

B (i) Is or has been a District Judge

OR

(ii) Officer of Indian Legal Service working in the scale of Additional Secretary to the Government of India having experience of one year in that scale

OR

(iii) Is a person of ability and having special knowledge of Law and professional experience of not less than 25 years in the areas of law, legal affairs, or any other field which in the opinion of Central Government would be useful to the post.

OR

(iv) Practicing advocate

  • having not less than 25 years of experience in the field of Law as an advocate in the Supreme Court/High Court
    AND
  • must have 25 recorded judgements with the applicant as the lead advocate

OR

(v) Law Officer working in public/ reputed private sector organizations/law firms of repute at senior and responsible positions
having not less than 25 years’ experience in handling legal issues/cases pertaining to Constitutional Law/Service Law/Commercial matters, Arbitration etc.

Note: An applicant, with combined experience of 25 years as practicing advocate in the Supreme Court/High Court (Category B (iv) above) and as Law Officer working in public/reputed private sector organizations/law firms of repute at senior and responsible positions (Category B (v) above), will also be eligible to apply

Tenure

Upto five years or till the age of 60 years, whichever is earlier

Age Criterion

Preferably below the age of 57 years as on last date of receiving the applications.

Pay and Emoluments

Rs.2,25,000/- (Level 17 of the pay matrix) and other allowances as admissible in respect of Secretary to Government of India.

How to apply

Applications/nominations may be sent by post / courier to

Shri A.K. Joshi, Deputy Secretary, Room No. 418-A, A-Wing, Fourth Floor, Shastri Bhavan, New Delhi – 110001 superscribing: Application for the post of Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs

Last date for receiving applications/nominations:12th April, 2019.

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