Litigation Counsel

Job Title: Litigation Counsel
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Delhi, India
Experience: 2 + years
Job Description:
We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Litigation Counsel to join our team at The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in shaping legal strategies, contributing to the organization’s advocacy efforts, and providing leadership in matters related to technology law, human rights law, and intellectual property rights.


  1. Legal Research and Drafting:
    • Conduct in-depth research on laws and policies in technology law, human rights law, and IPR laws.
    • Draft court submissions, petitions, replies, applications, legal notices, and other legal documents with precision and attention to detail.
    • Provide well-informed organizational viewpoints on legal matters.
  2. Publication and Advocacy:
    • Contribute to the monthly publications on the website, including articles, opinion pieces, and other literature.
    • Stay abreast of developments in privacy, data protection, free speech, net neutrality, and other relevant areas.
    • Analyze and communicate legal perspectives on emerging issues.
  3. Case Studies and Analysis:
    • Conduct research and case studies on laws related to Information Technology, Data Privacy, and Intellectual Property Rights.
    • Collaborate with the team to develop insightful analyses on legal trends and implications.
  4. Collaboration and Leadership:
    • Collaborate with internal teams, external partners, and stakeholders to further the organization’s mission.
    • Provide leadership and mentorship to junior members of the legal team.


  • Law degree from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant legal experience, preferably in technology law, human rights law, or intellectual property law.
  • Familiarity with the legal system and experience in appearing before various courts and tribunals.
  • Excellent academic credentials and research skills.
  • Familiarity with the Open Source Ecosystem.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in both English and Hindi.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Opportunity to lead and participate in’s events, training sessions, interactions, and projects.
  • Association with beyond the term of formal affiliation.

Application Process:

The application process for the Litigation Counsel position is ongoing until April 15, 2024. Interested candidates should submit the following documents to APPLY@SFLC.IN

  1. Resume or CV
    • Statement of interest, highlighting:
    • Interest in the Litigation Counsel position.
  2. Passion for technology-policy laws and policies.
  3. Two (2) Writing Samples.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, abilities, and experiences.

Note: Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.

About SFLC.IN is a donor supported legal services organisation that brings together lawyers, policy analysts, students, and technologists to protect freedom in the digital world. SFLC.IN promotes innovation and open access to knowledge by helping developers make great Free and Open Source Software, protect privacy and civil liberties for citizens in the digital world by educating and providing free legal advice and help policy makers make informed and just decisions with the use and adoption of technology. has conducted landmark litigations in India that have led to recognition of online free speech and expression, right to access Internet, fundamental right to privacy, resisted state surveillance mechanisms, petitioned the government on freedom of expression and Internet issues amongst other strategic matters. has been granted Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC).

At, we provide a nurturing and empowering atmosphere that values initiative, regardless of your age. Our benefits include paid time off, a complimentary weekly meal, paid parental leave, a workplace that welcomes dogs, and the opportunity to effect global change.
As a highly collaborative team, our success in safeguarding digital freedoms relies on meaningful, in-person interactions. If you are an enthusiastic candidate, we invite you to join our dynamic environment.

For further inquiries, please reach out to:
Mamtaa Verma
Operations Lead
Tel :011-43587126

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