JOB POST: Legal Researcher and Litigators at Parantapa Sciences, Maharashtra [3 Vacancies]: 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 and have clients including Fortune 500 companies, the Indian government and non- profit organisation.

Location: Mumbai and Nagpur

Number of Vacancies

2 (two): Litigators

1 (one): Legal Researcher

Eligibility

For the position of a Legal Researcher: The candidate must

  • hold a masters/PhD from a recognized institution.
  • have considerable experience in legal research.
  • must have excellent skills in information absorption and translation.
  • must have familiarity with the legal systems in Maharashtra including local level institutions.
  • must be proficient in English, Hindi and Marathi.
  • must be comfortable in managing unclear problems and working through uncertainty.
  • must be able to work in a fast-paced, demanding environment in a flexible and energetic way.
  • must be able to solve challenges in creative, enthusiastic, and effective ways.

For the position of a Litigator: The candidate must:

  • hold 3-6 years of experience in litigation.
  • be a Law graduate and the Bar Council licence holder.
  • have some experience of representing human trafficking victims or victims of human
    rights violations.
  • hold knowledge of POCSO, ITPA, CRPC, IPC and all laws related to offense against human body and
    criminal economic offenses.

Responsibilities

For the position of a Legal Researcher:

  • Study and analyze Human Rights laws, especially in relation to gender-based rights and
    protection.
  • Study and analyze laws pertaining to rescue and rehabilitation and child rights.
  • Work with litigators to innovate and devise strategies to increase conviction rates.
  • Conduct deep analysis of past cases identifying best practices and legal gaps that need to be
    filled.
  • Analyze best practices globally and translate them into actionable items.
  • Analyze data from other states to maximize innovation and learning.
  • Collect and analyze primary and secondary data to create suitable legal insights that the
    litigation team can act on.
  • Conduct thorough human migration research through a legal lens.
  • Guide legal strategy to act against actors and stakeholders of the crime.
  • Guide law enforcement stakeholders to best respond to the nature of crimes.
  • Study and understand investigation, evidence collection and evidence utilization.
  • Design new approaches that can be tested by the litigation team.
  • Learn and adapt from the experience of the litigation team.
  • Devise new ways of presenting and using evidence.
  • Drive legal innovation at the organization.
  • Strategize the use of complementary and adjacent crimes and laws to ensure convictions.
  • Work with social workers to improve the quality of victim statements and strategize the use
    of victimology.
  • Give insights and information to management when required for presentations, interviews,
    high-level meetings and letters to the government.

For the position of Litigators:

  • Conduct legal research and prepare written briefs used to develop case strategy and ensure
    the current strategy complies with the law.
  • Develop and implement litigation plans for each case.
  • Develop Relationships with Stakeholders.
  • Represent all case proceedings including bail hearings, pre-trial hearings, custody hearings,
    trial proceedings, and appeal and assist the public prosecutor when required.
  • Draft applications, petitions, and closing arguments to support the public prosecutor in all
    cases and other referral cases.
  • Advice and train government authorities, aftercare homes and other partners on legal issues
    related to commercial sexual exploitation.
  • Initiate and attend regular meetings with public prosecutors.
  • Initiate and attend regular meetings with public prosecutors.
  • Maintaining Internal Relationships with Operations, Aftercare, Social Workers, Client
    Engagement, Research Function, Analytics.
  • Maintaining external Relationships with Judiciary, Police, Investigation Officer, CWC
  • Increase convictions.
  • Ensuring victim compensation.

Salary

According to the qualifications of the candidate, can go upto 12 LPA.

How to apply?

Interested candidates must share an updated copy of their CV at recruiting[at]parantapasciences.com

Contact Information

Website: https://www.parantapasciences.com

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