Job Description is inviting applications for the post of Junior 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.

Number of Vacancies


Job Location

New Delhi, India

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze laws and policies in the areas of technology law, human rights law, and intellectual property laws to develop well-informed organizational positions;
  • Research and draft articles, opinion pieces, and other miscellaneous literature on issues such as privacy, data protection, free speech, net neutrality, and others;
  • Draft articles, opinion pieces, and other miscellaneous literature on issues such as privacy, data protection, free speech, and others;
  • Draft petitions, provide legal representation, and observe litigation proceedings as required;
  • Work in association with other law and policymakers i.e. conduct meetings, draft expert opinions, contribute to consultation processes, provide research support, and more;

Job Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor of Laws with a good standing before the Bar Council of India.
  • At least two (2) years of litigation experience is a must.
  • Excellent legal and non-legal drafting and analytical skills, with experience in legal drafting.

Post Qualification Experience

  • 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 Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and’s mission to promote and preserve Digital rights.


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

How to Apply  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,  paid parental leave, a dog-friendly workplace, and the 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.

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

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


The last date for accepting applications is  August 31, 2023

About the Organization

SFLC.IN is the first Indian legal services organization that works exclusively on technology, law, and policy. As a not-for-profit organization engaged in the empowerment of Indian citizens about their digital freedom and rights, it operates as a collective bringing together different stakeholders to a common platform to further the cause of digital rights. promotes innovation and open access to knowledge by helping policymakers make informed and just decisions regarding the use and adoption of technology. As of August 2023, is the only Indian organization to be inducted as a member of the IFEX, a global network to defend the Right to Freedom of Expression and Information.



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