The High Court of Judicature at Allahabad invites applications for contractual engagement for one year for 95 posts of Law Clerks (Trainee), on a fixed honorarium of Rs. 12,500 per month.
Applications are invited from fresh Law Graduates who are between the age of 21 years to 26 years as on 01.07.2018.
Last date for submission of application forms: 30.06.2018.
The application forms are available at the counters opened at Allahabad High Court and its Lucknow bench. Application forms may also be downloaded from the website of High Court, Allahabad.
Selection Procedure: For making selection, competence would be judged on the basis of the interview only, which will be held only at Allahabad. The candidates for interview will be called only after screening. No TA will be payable for attending the interview.
Period of Engagement: The engagement shall be for a fixed term of one year only from the first date fixed for joining, which may be terminated without notice at any time.
Nature of Work: The successful candidates will be attached with Hon'ble Judges sitting at Allahabad and Lucknow Bench, and shall discharge duties under directions of Their Lordships. Basically, the Law Clerk (Trainee) will be required to carry out search and research on legal points and principles as desired by the Hon'ble Judge with whom he/she remains attached. He/she shall assist the Hon'ble Judge in searching out case law, articles, papers and other relevant material required by the Hon'ble Judges in the discharge of judicial as well as administrative work. Besides attending the Chambers of Hon'ble Judges, the Law Clerk (Trainee) may also be asked to be present in Court during the hearing of the arguments, take down or prepare notes in Court. The research work assigned to Law Clerk (Trainee) may include performing legal research, drafting memorandums and opinion, comments on statutes, relevant to questions of law. Assistance from the Law Clerk (Trainee) may also be taken in proper maintenance of the case files. Assistance in administrative functioning of the Judge shall also be desirable which shall include maintaining of administrative files, preparation of research of academic papers, maintaining a record of judgments, the points of law decided in various judgments by a Judge, maintenance of records regarding administrative correspondence etc.
The advertisement and application form can be found here.