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JOB POST: Legal Officer (Consultant) NLSIU, Bangalore: Apply by Sep 12


NLSIU, Bangalore is inviting applications for the post of Legal Officer on a Consultancy basis for a period of two years.


The National Law School of India University is a public law school and a National Law University located in Bangalore, Karnataka.

About the Position

NLSIU, Bangalore is inviting applications for the post of Legal Officer.

No. of Positions



2 years

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Legal Officer will report to the Registrar and Vice-Chancellor, NLSIU.
  • The Legal Officer will be responsible for undertaking the following tasks:
    • Giving accurate and timely legal advice on a variety of legal topics;
    • Managing the University’s litigation, coordinating with external legal counsel and devising appropriate legal strategies;
    • Managing internal legal processes and monitoring regulatory compliance;
    • Updating existing internal policies and formulating and implementing new regulations or policies as necessary;
    • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing various agreements, commercial contracts and other legal documents;
    • Drafting, reviewing and finalizing necessary briefs, notices, replies, RTIs and policy documents;
    • Communicating and negotiating with external parties including regulatory authorities, government departments and other third parties;
    • Providing clarifications on legal language or applicable law;
    • Staying up-to-date with changes to legislation, particularly in relation to laws, rules and regulations that the University.

Essential Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in any law with aggregate 55% marks. Provided, for candidates with benchmark disabilities, the minimum aggregate mark is 50%.
  • Professional license to practice law.

Desirable Qualifications

Post-Graduate Degree in Law, business administration or other relevant disciplines.

Required Experience and Skills

  • Four (4+) years of post-qualification experience. Experience as in-house legal counsel or with a public institution is desirable.
  • Strong understanding of litigation and legal procedure;
  • Strong understanding of labour law and administrative law and procedures;
  • Sound judgment and ability to analyse situations and information;
  • Ability to create legal defensive strategies and act proactively;
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity;
  • Excellent negotiating and drafting skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain strong professional relationships;
  • Ability to multitask and keep on top of a busy, varied workload;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates may apply through the link provided at the end of this post.

Application Deadline

5 pm on September 12, 2022.


NLSIU, Bangalore.

Contact Information

In case of any queries, please contact Ms Savithri, 080-23160537 / 23010000, recruitment[at]nls.ac.in

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