Job Opportunity: Consultant at Law Commission of India, Ministry of Law and Justice: Apply by June 23

I. About the Job Post

The Law Commission intends to prepare a panel of Consultants to assist the Commission in its broad based research work on the projects in hand. From the panel, the Law Commission will avail the services of suitable candidates by engaging them on the basis of their research skills and project related expertise, if any, which is relevant to the terms of reference of the present Law Commission.

II. Terms and conditions for engagement as Consultant:

(i) A Consultant will be paid an honorarium of Rs. 30,000/- per month.(Fixed)

(ii) The headquarters of the Consultants shall be at the Law Commission of India ,New Delhi.

(iii) In case the information furnished by the applicant is found to be false at any stage, the same will invite disqualification and / or action as deemed appropriate by the Law Commission of India, whose decision shall be final and binding.

(iv)The Law Commission of India in line with the prevailing Government policies, procedures may specify any other conditions/ guidelines as considered appropriate during the period of engagement of the Consultant.

Working Area specified for the consultant can be found here.

III. Essential Qualifications

a. Law Graduate from a recognized Law college/ University or equivalent or graduation with subjects relating to a particular project.

b. Preference
Those having LL.M/PhD in Law shall be given preference.

c. Experience
Having experience in legal research work, published articles in National/ International
Journals, magazines etc.

d. Desirable
Working experience in Projects relevant to the terms of reference of the Commission.

IV. Period of engagement

The initial terms of engagement for Consultant shall be three (3) months and subsequent extension(s), if any shall be decided on case to case/ project basis depending upon the performance and the time frame for its completion.

The Consultants engaged will be on full time basis and may be required to work on holidays also, if need be, for which no additional remuneration will be paid.

The Consultant is expected to complete the assignment and not to leave it mid way.

The engagement of Consultants is of purely temporary in nature and can be discontinued at any time by the Law Commission without assigning any reason.

V. Procedure for empanelment of Consultant:

The candidates will be shortlisted based on their qualification (s) and experience. The shortlisted candidates may be interviewed by a Committee, whose decision shall be final. No correspondence in this regard will be entertained. Intimation shall be sent only to the selected candidates.

Interested candidates may submit their application in the enclosed format with two recent passport size photographs as per Annexure-l in sealed cover superscribed “Empanelment for Consultant (s) in Law Commission of India” addressed to Under Secretary, Law Commission of India, Department of Legal Affairs, Ministry of Law & Justice, 14th Floor, H.T.House, K G Marg, New Delhi within a period of 30 days from the date of publication of this circular. Application which is not made in the format as per Annexure-l and not received in time will be rejected outrightly.

VI. Submission Deadline

23rd June 2017.

Details of the application form are available here.