Law Clerk (Trainee)

Uttarakhand High CourtUttarakhand

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Salary₹35,000 a month

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HIGH COURT OF UTTARAKHAND AT NAINITAL
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ADV.NO. – 01/Law Clerks (Trainee)/2021 LAST DATE: 31 /01/2021
Till: 05:00 P.M.

Applications are invited from all eligible candidates for the post of ‘Law

Clerks (Trainee)’ on contractual basis in the establishment of High Court of Uttarakhand

at Nainital carrying a fixed honorarium of Rs.35,000/- per month with no Dearness

and/or any other allowance and also without any other perquisite such as residential

accommodation etc. The engagement shall be purely contractual for a fixed term of one

year. However, the term may be terminated at any time, if the incumbent is found

lacking.


Number of Vacancies: 10 (Ten)

Essential Qualifications:

1. Three year Professional/Five Years Integrated Degree in Law from a

reputed Law College or recognized University throughout the country.

Applicant should be a Law Graduate who has not started practice as an

advocate or engaged in any other profession or vocation/service.

Advocates up to 05 years of practice can also apply, but they will have to

surrender their license to the Bar Council before joining, if selected. Those

candidates who have appeared in LL.B. (Final Examination) in 2020-21 and

are awaiting results may also apply. They will be required to submit their

final mark sheet of LL.B. Examination before the joining.

2. Computer knowledge i.e., Data Entry, Word Processing and Computer

Operations.


Age Limit:

The candidate must have attained the minimum age of 21 years and must

not have attained the age of more than 26 years as on 31/ 01/2021.


Selection Procedure:

For making selection, competence would be judged on the basis of the

interview only, which will be held at Nainital. No T.A. will be payable for attending the

interview. Date & time of the said interview will be uploaded in the official website of

the Hon’ble High Court of Uttarakhand.

Nature of work:

The successful candidates will be attached with Hon’ble Judge(s) and shall

discharge duties under the 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(s) with whom he/she remains attached. He/she shall

assist the Hon’ble Judge in searching out case laws, articles, papers and other relevant

material as required by the Hon’ble Judge(s) in discharge of their judicial work and any

other works as assigned by the Hon’ble Judge(s). The Law Clerk (Trainee) may also be

asked to be present in the Court during hearing of the arguments, take down or prepare

notes in cases. The research work assigned to the Law Clerk may include performing

legal research, drafting memorandums and opinion, comment on statutes, regulations

or such scholarly commentary relevant to questions of law, text books and other

materials. They may also be assigned the task of drafting memorandum on particular

subject/subjects including issues involved in the case or on any other topic. Assistance

from the Law Clerk may also be taken in proper maintenance of case files. Assistance in

preparation of research of academic papers, maintaining record of judgments, points of

Law decided in various judgments by a Judge, maintenance of records and the like.

Apart from the above mentioned duties and responsibilities enumerated

above, the Law Clerk (Trainee) shall perform any other duty as assigned by the Judge

concerned with regard to his judicial and administrative functions. The nomenclature

“Law Clerk (Trainee)” makes it abundantly clear that they shall be imparted training with

regard to the procedure and substantive law to assist the Hon’ble Judge in discharging

their judicial and administrative functions. The Law Clerk (Trainee) will also be provided

the schedule of training and the details of nature of job, which they have to perform

during their year of engagement. Specific assignments shall be given by the Judge with

whom they are attached.

Restriction of Practice:

Judge’s Law Clerk (Trainee) from the date of termination of his/her

engagement as Law Clerk (Trainee) shall not appear or practice before the Hon’ble

Judge(s) with whom he/she remained attached for a minimum period of one year.

Further, he/she shall not appear in any case handled by the Hon’ble Judge(s) with whom

he/she remained attached, irrespective whether he/she had or not worked on the case

during the period of his/her engagement. The candidates shall furnish an undertaking to

the above effect.

Other Conditions of Engagement:

The Law Clerk (Trainee) shall be governed by such rules of attendance,

leave and other related matters as might be prescribed from time to time by Hon’ble

the Chief Justice, High Court of Uttarakhand at Nainital.

Period of Engagement:

The engagement shall be for a fixed tenure of one year, which may be

terminated without notice at any time. However, the tenure may be terminated at any

time, if the incumbent is found lacking in any manner.

Marital Status:

A candidate having more than one spouse or married to such a person

who already has a living legally wedded wife/husband, will not be eligible for the above

post.

Disqualification:

(1) A candidate involved in any kind of criminal case whether convicted or

charge-sheeted shall be barred from applying for the above post.

(2) Those candidates who have already worked as Law Clerk (Trainee) will not

be eligible to apply.

How to apply ?

(1) The application form can be downloaded from the web site of the High

Court of Uttarakhand at www.highcourtofuttarakhand.gov.in and may be

sent along with a fee of Rs. 150/- through postal order or bank draft in

favour of Registrar General, High Court of Uttarakhand at Nainital.

(2) The application form along with one self attested copy of High School

mark sheet, High School Certificate in proof of age/date of birth,

Intermediate Mark Sheets, Intermediate Certificate, Law Graduation/Post

Graduation Mark Sheet and Certificates and testimonials regarding

extracurricular activities & Computer Knowledge along with two self

addressed envelope (size 5”x 10”) each bearing postal stamps worth Rs.

22/- should be sent to the Registrar General, High Court of Uttarakhand at

Nainital either by Speed Post, Registered Post with A.D. or through

Courier.


Sd/-

(Dhananjay Chaturvedi)
Registrar General

HIGH COURT OF UTTARAKHAND AT NAINITAL
Adv. No. 01/Law (Trainee)/2021 Name of Post: Law Clerk (Trainee)

Last Date: 31/01/2020
Till: 05:00 P.M.

1. Name of Applicant……………………………………………………………………

Paste duly self-

(in CAPITAL letters)
attested recent

2. Date of Birth……………………………………………………………………………. passport size

3. Sex (Male/Female/Transgender)…………………………………………………coloure……..

4. Nationality………………………………………………………………………………. photograph

5. Full Name of Father/Husband…………………………………………………………………………………….

6. Present Postal Address……………………………………………………………………………………………….

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7. Contact Number (Mobile & Landline number)………………………………………………………….

8. e-mail ID.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

9. Permanent Postal Address with PIN-Code………………………………………………………………….

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10. Educational Qualifications:

Name of Name of Name of Year Maximum Marks Percentage
Exam Board/ Institution of Marks Obtained %
Passed University College passing

11. Do you have knowledge of Data Entry, Word Processing and Computer Operation?

(Yes/No)…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

(a) Whether you have undergone any certificate/diploma course in computer

operation from a recognized institute? Please give

particulars……………………………………………………………..

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

12. Are you married? If so, do you have more than one spouse living or married a

person having a spouse

living?…………………………………………………………………………………………………..

13. Number and Date of Bank Draft/Postal Order and value:

Number………………………………… Amount: Rs………………………… Date:………………………….

Name of Bank:…………………………………………………………………………………………………………..




Dated: (Signature of applicant)




NOTE:

1. Candidate should affix a latest coloured photograph taken on or after 1st
October 2020 in passport size with his/her signature thereon at the place
provided in the application.

2. The envelope containing application should be marked “APPLICATION FOR
THE POST OF LAW CLERK (TRAINEE) – 2021 ”

3. Envelope shall contain only one application form. An envelope containing
more than one application form shall stand rejected.

4. Candidate must attach with the application form, self attested copies of
the certificates in support of his/her age and educational qualifications,
extracurricular activities and also in support of having computer
knowledge.

5. Application may be sent either by Speed Post, Registered Post with AD or
through Courier.

6. Application will be rejected if photo is not pasted or Bank Draft/Postal
Order is not attached or if certified copies of certificates are not attached
with it, or if it is not signed by the applicant or if it is not received by the
last date/time.

7. Applications received after last date shal
8. l not be entertained and the Court will not be responsible for any postal

delay. The defective applications, which are not complete in any respect
will be rejected out-right.

9. Selected candidates shall give an undertaking on the prescribed format
that during the engagement as Law Clerk (Trainee), he/she shall not
practice in any court of law nor engage him/herself in any professional
pursuit.

10. Information regarding format of application any other information are
available on the website of the High Court of Uttarakhand at
www.highcourtofuttarakhand.gov.in

Sd/-
(Dhananjay Chaturvedi)

Registrar General

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