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Defender of your Digital Freedom

Senior Counsel

Job Description

SFLC.in is inviting applications for the post of Senior Counsel at our office in New Delhi, India. Lawyers who have a keen interest in civil liberties, intellectual property rights law and technology laws and who have a desire to defend the digital freedom of citizens may apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyse laws and policies in the areas of technology law, human rights law and intellectual property laws to develop well-informed organizational positions;

  • Draft articles, opinion pieces, and other miscellaneous literature on issues such as privacy, data protection, free speech, net neutrality and others;

  • Draft petitions, provide legal representation, observe litigation proceedings as required;

  • Work with law and policy makers i.e. conduct meetings, draft expert opinions, contribute to consultation processes, provide research support and more;

  • Represent the organization at various national and global events

Job Qualifications and Skills

• At least 3- 5 years of litigation or policy or transactional experience,

• Excellent legal and non-legal writing and analytical skills, with experience in drafting,

Post Qualification Experience

  • Experience developing policies, regulations, or standards related to Internet/social media/media content/product issues,

  • Experience managing day-to-day projects and deadlines

  • Familiarity with issues at the intersection of law,technology and policy especially those issues involving emerging technologies

  • Knowledge and understanding of FOSS and SFLC.in’s mission.

Remuneration

Will be commensurate with experience and will be at par with industry standards.

How to Apply: 

SFLC.in offers an open supportive and empowering environment where you are encouraged to take initiative no matter how young you are. We offer paid time off, once a week free meal, paid parental leave, a dog-friendly workplace, and an ability to make a change globally.

We are a highly collaborative team and in-person interaction is crucial to our success in defending digital freedoms, applicants seeking to work remotely will not be considered.

Interested candidates are requested to forward their applications with a cover letter, statement of intent, resume and two writing samples ( mandatory) and a reference in free document format (.pdf or .odt) ONLY to apply@sflc.in with a subject line – “Application for Senior Counsel”

Please note : SFLC.in believes in equality and opportunity for all. We encourage applications from persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.

For further details please feel free to contact  SFLC.in at the address given below:

SFLC.in 
K-9 Second Floor, Birbal Road, 
Jangpura Extension, 
New Delhi-110014 
Phone # +91-11-43587126
 

  • Accepted file types: odt, pdf.
  • Accepted file types: odt, pdf.