Junior Legal Researcher

Posted By: Enfold


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Housing and Homeless

Job Description

Job Summary

The Legal Researcher will play an important role in the multi-disciplinary team working on legal

and policy research on laws related to children.

Key Responsibilities

1. Contribute towards preparation of tools for research studies.

2. Analysis of case files and related documents

3. Analysis of judicial precedents relevant to juvenile justice and sexual offences against

children, and issues of child protection

4. Conduct of interviews

5. Data analysis

6. Coordinate with relevant stakeholders and track project deliverables.

7. Documentation and reporting

8. Contribute towards writing of the report

9. Contributing to building a research and knowledge base within Enfold on issues related

to the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, and the POCSO Act,


10. Where required, contribute to the ongoing advocacy initiatives of Enfold underway at

various levels.

11. Research support towards multidisciplinary case conferences concerning children in the

child protection system.

12. Any other work allocated by the Team Head, through mutual consultation based on

priorities identified.


Essential : B.A - LLB

Preferable: Masters in Law


Essential: Experience of writing and undertaking research in the area of human rights,

children’s rights, disability rights, or any gender equality.

Preferable: 1-2 years work experience.

Familiarity with laws relating to children.

Experience of having worked in multi-disciplinary teams

Experience of having worked in an organization (not individual practice)



1. High level of personal and professional integrity.

2. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with government, non-government agencies

and individuals with diverse ideologies/agendas.

3. Excellent Communications Skills (writing and oral).

4. Good documentation skills with ability to analyze issues and write concise/quality reports

in English.

5. Ability to work in a Team, willingness to contribute and learn from others.

6. Excellent proficiency in speaking, reading and writing English and Hindi.

7. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PPT), use of internet and email.

Preferable: Familiarity with legal research

Proficiency in other Kannada, Hindi or any Indian language

Last Date for application: 31 May 2022

Date of Joining: 15 June 2022

How to apply: Enfold is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and creating

an inclusive work environment. Interested candidates can fill this form- https://bit.ly/enfoldJLR

Desired Candidate Profile


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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Enfold
  • About Organization:Building safe & inclusive communities through empowering children, youth and adults to claim and exercise their right to live with dignity and safety, and to respect the rights of others. through life skills-based sexuality and personal safety education for children and adults. through developing and disseminating the Enfold Suvidha Kit – an interactive, easy to use teaching-learning tool on personal safety and sexuality etiquette for children with intellectual disability, visual or auditory impairments. by providing medico-legal and psycho-social support to children affected by sexual violence as Support Persons under the POCSO Act, 2012. by adopting a multi-disciplinary team approach to strengthen systems that address gender-based violence and sexual violence. by promoting the adoption of restorative practices and restorative justice-based approaches in schools, communities and child care institutions, with special focus on children in conflict with the law, children in need of care