Government Jobs in Legal sector


For many students, becoming a lawyer is a dream right from their childhood and they are groomed right from their childhood to become a successful lawyer in the future. With the increasing number of students turning towards law courses, a number of colleges are offering this course all over India.

Candidates who become graduates in law are getting the option of not only practicing as a private lawyer, but there are other employment opportunities in government as well as private sector organizations for candidates with UG/PG degree in law. The list of government organizations operating in the sector of law is given below:

Government organizations in legal sector:

National Investigation Agency

Government Law College

Ministry of Social justice & empowerment

National Law University

Department of law & Legal Affairs of Government of India

In addition to the aforesaid government organizations in legal sector, a number of government organizations belonging to other sectors also appoint candidates for their legal wing (i.e.) to take care of their legal works.

Recent notification for legal positions in Government sector organizations:

Recently some of the government organizations belonging to other sectors, appointed candidates for their legal wing and the names of these organizations with the position for which they issued notifications are given below:

Legal Assistant – Department of food, civil supplies & consumer affairs, Government of Punjab

Extension Officer – Legal Affairs – Union Public Service Commission

Legal Manager – Coal India Limited

Legal Professionals – Shipping Corporation of India

Legal Executive – Aakash Institute, New Delhi

Law Professionals – Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

What are the different positions available in Government jobs in legal sector?

Normally lawyers are appointed for different positions in government organizations in the legal sector and some of the positions are given below:

Legal Assistant

Legal Counselor

Law Enforcement Officer

Judges in courts

Magistrates in courts


Defense attorney

Law clerk

Educational qualification required for entering the legal sector of Government Organizations:

The basic educational qualification required for legal sector jobs in Government organizations is that candidates must be Bachelor of Law degree holders. Some organizations require that candidates must be Master’s degree holder in law with some specializations like company law, corporate law, criminal law, etc…

Scope of government jobs in Legal Sector:

If a lawyer gets an opportunity to serve in any government organizations in the law sector, he can gain more knowledge and experience and this knowledge can be used by him in the future to start his own office after retirement or after termination of his job.



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5 Responses to “Government Jobs in Legal sector”

  1. 5
    shipra sharma:

    dear sir,
    llm degree matters or does the name of the collage or universty affects the degree?


  2. 4
    Mousumi Chanda:

    Dear sir,
    Being LLB passed out and doing matter related with MACT and Government service what job can be applied

    Mousumi chanda

  3. 3

    process of lpo interview

  4. 2
    Banani Upadhyay Bhattacharjee:

    Iam a Lawyer having 12 years legal practice and related to various Banking sector. I want legal job in senior position in Bankking sector or Govt Department.

  5. 1
    Raja Nagesh:

    My 2 nephews are MCA grads, one Nephew is B.Tech[Electronics & Communication] one more is a B.Com [Computers ] Grad: all these are doing doing some petty jobs. please alert me if any govt jobs /big company jobs arise in Andhra Pradesh.

    I am 49 yrs, working as a Manager for Pvt Ltd co., Can I study LLB through distance education ? If so which university offers this course.