Legal Researcher

Nyaaya is a legal-tech initiative, created by the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy and ideated by Rohini Nilekani, to make India's laws easier to understand.

We are on a mission to provide an accessible, intuitive, and user-friendly platform to explain the law on various topics, and we are looking for passionate law graduates who want to contribute.

Role Description

You will be working with our Content Writer in writing, researching and assisting in the production of simplified content on legal topics for the Nyaaya website. This will involve extensive desk research on each of the topics and issues identified, undertaking a comprehensive literature review on them, and case law research on decisions of the Supreme Court of India and of Indian High Courts, Subordinate Courts, and Tribunals.

Essential requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree in law
  • 0-1 years of work experience
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team.

What’s in it for you?

  • Working in a small dynamic team where equal importance is given to different functions across tech, content, design, and marketing.
  • A non-hierarchical work environment, and opportunities to ideate solutions and execute them.
  • Develop an understanding of how people interact with the law and the bottlenecks they face in terms of access
  • Make a positive impact in transforming the relation between the law and people interacting with it.
  • Salaries will be competitive and commensurate with experience and relevant qualifications, in the range of Rs. 55k-65k per month.

Other Information

This is a Delhi based position, but we are open to remote working arrangements if you can make your case well enough. There are 2 positions open for Legal Researcher.

How to Apply?

Fire in your CV, and a writing sample of your work to Last date for applications is 25th November. Please mention the role applied for in the subject of the mail. Only selected candidates will be informed.