High Court 2022 Jobs Recruitment Notification of Law Clerk Posts


Uttarakhand High Court 2022 Jobs Recruitment Notification. Uttarakhand High Court inviting applications for the positions of Law Clerk . Interested and Eligible candidates can apply for the positions.

Last Date for Submission of Application is on 15th July, 2022.

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-

Law Clerk - 11 Posts

Job Location - Nainital

Education Qualification :

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.

Advertisement No. – 01/Law Clerks (Trainee)/2022

1. Position: Law Clerks (Trainee)

2. Number of Vacancies: 11 (Eleven)

3. Essential Qualifications:

a) 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.

b) 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 appeared/appearing in Final year of LL.B. Examination in 2021-22 and whose result is awaited may also apply. They will be required to submit their final mark sheet of LL.B. Examination before the joining.

c) 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 15/ 07/2022 (Candidates born not before 15.07.1996 and not later than 15.07.2001 are eligible to apply).

Nature of work:

1. 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).

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. 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.

Selection Process

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.

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/- (non-refundable) 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 envelopes (size 5x 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.

(3) Last Date: 15 /07/2022 Till: 05:00 P.M.

Official Notification

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