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


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.


For the position of a Legal Researcher:

  • Study and analyze Human Rights laws, especially in relation to gender-based rights and
  • 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
  • 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.


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]

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