JOB POST: Legal Researcher at NLUD’s Fair Trial Fellowship Programme, Delhi: Apply by Dec 25

About the organisation

National Law University, Delhi is a law university in India, offering courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Situated in Sector-14, Dwarka, New Delhi, India, NLUD is one of the national law schools in India built on the five-year law degree model proposed and implemented by the Bar Council of India.

Project 39A draws inspiration from Article 39-A in the Indian Constitution on equal justice and signals the broadening of our work on the criminal justice system in India. The project undertakes litigation, research and outreach relating to forensics, torture, legal aid, forensic psychiatry and death penalty.

Fair Trial Fellowship Programme: The Programme commenced in August 2018 and has established a Fellowship Programme to support empanelled legal aid lawyers under the District Legal Service Authority (DLSA).

Job Description

Designations: Legal Researcher

Service Duration: This is a part full- time paid position initially for 7 months which may be extended as per requirements of Programme.

Number of Vacancies and Location

Number of Position: One position based at Delhi with the requirement to travel to Mumbai/Nagpur/Pune as per needs of the study.


Salary will be fixed salary in the range of Rs. 40,000 – 50,000/- per month commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Legal Researcher 

  1. Graduate with an LLB degree.
  2. Proficiency in English and Hindi and/or Marathi is mandatory.
  3. Candidates with an LLM degree/Postgraduate degree in subjects related to the Programme will be preferred.
  4. Minimum of three years of experience of working in programmes on child rights, criminal justice/ legal aid support will be desirable.
  5. Research related skills would be an added advantage.

Application Process

Interested persons may send their resume and a covering letter explaining their interest in working on this programme. The covering letter must not exceed 750 words.

Shortlisted candidates will be called for the selection process which may be held in Pune/Nagpur/Mumbai. Intimation regarding dates and venue of selection rounds will be given to the shortlisted candidates by email.

Email: Interested persons must send their resume and statement of purpose (SOP) to p39arecruitment[at] and the subject of the e-mail should be ‘Application –‘legal researcher – Fair Trial Fellowship Programme’.


The last date for receiving applications is 25th December 2019. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted via e-mail.

If you do not hear from us within four weeks after the deadline, please assume that your application has not succeeded. Unfortunately, we cannot reply to individual queries about the status of applications.

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