Consultant at Supreme Court Legal Services Committee


Supreme Court Legal Services Committee



Last Date to Apply

Nov 30, 2021



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Applications in the prescribed proforma (as per Annexure I of the official notification) are invited from eligible candidates for filling up one post of Consultant on a contractual basis in the Supreme Court Legal Services Committee, as per the details below.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Share some burden of the staff of the SCLSC and also conduct independent research and prepare documentation.
  • Suggest remedial steps (if any) and identify positive actions taken (if any) so that a series of best practices are evolved over the years in the field of legal aid.
  • Discuss each case with the potential litigant and prepare a brief wherever necessary so that the panel lawyer can draft the SLP or petition as the case may be.
  • Follow up the cases with the panel lawyer, be in contact with the under-trial prisoner or convict either through video-conference or otherwise.
  • The Consultant will need to assist the senior counsel.
  • There will be additional and miscellaneous administrative duties that the consultant will be required to perform, such as organizing seminars and group discussions with experts on the subject of legal aid and advice and prison reforms etc. The candidate would be required to discharge such additional duties as directed by Secretary, SCLSC.


  • Law graduate from any University/Collgfe/Institution established by law in India and recognized by the Bar Council of India
  • Knowledge of computer including retrieval of desired information from various search engines/processes like SCC, Manupatra, Lexis Nexis, Westlaw, etc.
  • Experience: 1 year as an Advocate
  • Candidate should not be above 25 years of age on the closing date of the application.


Rs. 40,000 per month

Duration of Engagement

Initially 1 year

How to Apply?

Interested applicants may submit applications indicating their interest in working for the Supreme Court Legal Services Committee.

The envelope containing the applicant’s details as mentioned above should be clearly labelled “Application for the post of Consultant in the office SCLSC” and addressed to :

The Secretary,
Supreme Court Legal Services Committee
107, Lawyers Chambers,
Supreme Court Compound, New Delhi.

The last date for submission of the application is November 30, 2021 (incomplete application shall be straightway rejected)

Note: The candidates who have applied earlier for the said post may also apply again if they are eligible as on date.

Click here for the official norification.

About Organisation

Supreme Court Legal Services Committee, is an effort to provide legal aid and assistance to the marginalized and weaker sections of the Society. Supreme Court is the last Court of Justice in the country. It is the Court of Law and people look upto it as being the temple of justice.

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