About the Opportunity

Applications are invited from the Law Graduates for filling up 19 vacancies of the post ‘Law Clerk-Cum-Research Assistant’ on a contractual basis for 1 year by The High Court of Karnataka and State Government.

Name of the Post – ‘Law Clerk-Cum-Research Assistant’

No. of Vacancies –19

Nature of Job – Contractual, full-time.

Salary – Rs. 20,000 P.M.

Application deadline – 29.05.2021

Eligibility: The applicants who are eligible to apply are:-

(a) must possess a Degree in Law granted by a recognized University established by Law in India with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks

(b) must not have completed the age of 30 years as on the last date of application

(c) must have enrolled as an Advocate in Karnataka State Bar Council

(d) must have knowledge of operation of computers

Note:- Applications of ineligible candidates will summarily rejected without notice.

Role and Responsibilities – The duties and responsibilities of a Law Clerk-cum-Research Assistant are:

  • reading of case files, preparation of the case including case summary and notes and chronology of events;
  •  identifying facts and issues and questions that may arise or may have to be addressed;
  •  presence in the Court during the hearing of cases, taking notes of arguments and citations;
  •  research work on case law, books and articles for the purpose of assisting the Judge in the preparation of judgments; and
  • assisting the Judge to prepare speeches and academic papers.

Method of Selection:A Committee of Hon’ble Judges constituted by Hon’ble the Chief Justice will select the candidates on the basis of academic record, achievements in co-curricular activities and performance in the interview. If there are large number of applicants, candidates will be short-listed for interview on the basis of academic record and achievements in co-curricular activities. The applicants whose applications are in order shall be considered for calling for viva.

Documents to accompany with the application: The candidates who are eligible and willing to apply should submit the application in the prescribed format annexed to this notification along with the relevant information and documents as stated therein in the notification.

Application Procedure – Applications along with the relevant self attested documents should reach the Registrar General, High Court of Karnataka, Bengaluru on or before 29.05.2021. Applications received after the last date fixed, will not be considered. The cover containing the application shall be super scribed as: “Application for Selection to the post of Law Clerk – cum – Research Assistants” BY ORDER OF HON’BLE THE CHIEF JUSTICE, Sd/- (T.G. SHIVASHANKARE GOWDA) REGISTRAR GENERAL I/C ,HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA.

Foe official notification and Application form click – https://karnatakajudiciary.kar.nic.in/recruitmentNotifications/Notification-law-clerk-28042021.pdf

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