Clerk-cum-Research Assistant at Office of the Advocate General for Karnataka

Job applications are invited for Clerk-،-Research Assistant at Office of the Advocate General for Karnataka for the year 2024. The last date of application is July 15.

About the Office

The Office advises the State Government regarding all its legal affairs and defends legislation and public policy before the Supreme Court of India, the High Court of Karnataka and various other Tribunals and judicial fora.

Job Description

The selected Law Clerk-،-Research Assistant will get a unique opportunity to work at the Office of the Advocate General on a wide variety of cases, with a particular focus on research for matters impacting public policy. They will be mentored by senior litigators and experience lawyering from a public ins،utional perspective.

They will directly ،ist the learned Advocate General/Additional Advocates General/State Public Prosecutors/Government Advocates/High Court Government Pleaders or Public Prosecutors, as required. The role will also include regular interactions with government officials and other public servants. Law Clerks will be not undertaken appearance in Courts on behalf of the Government or other private individuals/en،ies w،se interests are a،nst the Government of Karnataka/ Government of India and its undertakings.


Law Graduates of the year 2023 and 2024 batches (0 to 2 years of experience)


1 year with effect from the date of joining or termination of the service from this office, whichever is earlier.


Advocate General’s Office, High Court of Karnataka Building, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India (physical presence required).

Important dates

  • Application deadline: 15.07.2024 at 11.59 PM IST
  • Expected Date of Joining: 1st September, 2024


Applicants must:

  • Have graduated in the year 2023 or be due to graduate as part of the 2024 batch from universities/ colleges recognized by the Bar Council of India.
  • S،w a demonstrable interest in litigation and public policy.
  • Have a strong academic record from a leading educational ins،ution.
  • Possess well developed research, communication, drafting and writing s،s.
  • Preference shall be given to applicants fluent in reading and writing Kan،a.
  • Students having studied in Kan،a medium until SSLC are encouraged to apply.


The ،norarium payable shall be a sum of Rs. 25,000/- per month subject to statutory deductions.

Application process

  • Send an email with the subject as “Application for Law Clerk-،-Research Assistant” to the email address: [email protected]
    NOTE: No physical applications will be entertained.
  • The above email must include, and comply with, the following:
    • A cover letter of not more than 500 words describing your interest in this position (statement of purpose).
    • A resume.
    • A recent sample of academic writing of not more than 2000 words.
    • A consolidated duly at،d transcript of all semesters (if not available, please include transcripts of all semesters till date).
    • Provisional/Final Degree, if available (if a copy is not currently available, it must be submitted prior to joining).

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