Fellowship

Would you like to work pro bono and still get a first-hand experience of a variety of legal matters. Want to get the satisfaction that your work not only improves your knowledge but also directly impacts many a people around you.

A typical Volunteer for Justice Fellow would help around 200 cases per year.

How the Fellowship works?

The Volunteer for Justice fellowship is a highly selective fellowship to provide free legal services to people in need. Recent law graduates upto 2 years' PQE (with Bar council registration) can apply for the 6 months’ fellowship (extendable to one year).

Fellows first go through a 7 days training with our senior fellows and volunteer lawyers and are then assigned selective cases and a clinic to work with.

The fellows typically perform the following functions:

  • provide appropriate training to the volunteer students;
  • oversee the work of volunteer students and the Clinics;
  • provide legal assistance to the clients and assistance to volunteer legal professionals; and
  • coordinate with clients, volunteer legal professional, legal aid groups and other organizations.

Why choose Volunteer for Justice Fellowship?

  • Multi-disciplinary cases & experience
  • Direct involvement with communities and people
  • Training with multiple lawyers
  • Stipend of INR 20,000 pm
  • Certificate & Letter of Recommendation
Notes
  • Fellows will be required to be resident in Delhi for the duration of the fellowship.
  • Fellow are expected to carry their own laptops; anyone unable to do so should inform us in advance so that we are able to make alternative arrangement.
  • Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. An interview will be scheduled if shortlisted.
  • In case of any specific queries, please write to us at admin[at]volunteerforjustice.org.
  • The deadline for the application is 4th October 2017.

Fellowship applications are now closed.

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