Work with us

The Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR) is a not-for-profit trust that was started in 2009. The Centre was established in recognition of the need to have a legal research organisation outside of university settings, that engages in law and policy research, supported by strategic impact litigation.


We at CLPR, seek highly talented, dynamic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for social justice.

We are currently looking for a Litigation Associate. Read the Call for Litigation Associate.

CLPR is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status. Applicants are encouraged to apply for positions that fit their needs, abilities and qualifications for research and litigation positions.

How to apply

Interested candidates can send in their resume with a cover letter and two writing samples to


CLPR offers internships to students who are within the advanced years of pursuing their Undergraduate courses, Post Graduate courses or Doctoral Programs. While we primarily take law students, we welcome students from other backgrounds, with an academic interest in law and policy research.

What we look for:

  • Minimum commitment of 4 weeks
  • Ability to write well
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to complete administrative as well as substantive work
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines

How to Apply

E-mail your resume with a cover letter and a writing sample to

Applications will be considered if received at least a month prior to the preferred period of internship.

Collaborate with us

CLPR collaborates with institutions and organisations on research, policy work and litigation. We have partnered with organisations such as B.PAC in Bangalore on addressing the efficient working of victim compensation schemes and for improved working of the special POCSO courts, with Ondede on transgender law issues and in filing a petition challenging Section 377 in the Supreme Court and with the Centre for Internet and Society on compiling schemes and welfare measures for persons with disabilities.

Get in Touch

Contact us at if you would like to partner or collaborate with us in any way.