Eligibility:

(A) For Advocate(s)/Law Firm(s): 

The eligibility criteria for selection of Advocates/Law Firms shall be as under: 

1. The Advocate or representative partner/member of the Law firm shall possess a professional degree in Law from a recognized University/Institute and should be enrolled as an Advocate with Bar Council. 

2. An Advocate to be eligible for empanelment shall have active practice in the respective Court/Tribunals/Forums for at least twenty years at the bar. 

3. The Advocate/Law firm should have been on the panel of at least two Institute(s)/ organization(s), out of which at least one should be a Government / Semi Government/Autonomous Institutes/organization under Central or State Government. 

4. The Advocate(s)/Law Firm(s) shall be considered, having regard to their relevant experience and expertise in Civil Cases, Criminal Cases, Service Laws, Labour Laws, Taxation Laws, Consumer Forums, Public Premises & Eviction Laws and other Acts, Rules and Regulations relating to educational institutions or otherwise. 

5. The Advocate(s)/Law Firm(s) should be well versed with the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 and the Statutes, Rules and Regulations framed there under. 3 

6. Advocate(s)/Law Firm(s) must have adequate infrastructure including Office, Computer with e-mail facility, well maintained Law journal/library etc. 

7. Preference shall be given to Advocate(s)/Law Firm(s) having more relevant experience and having exposure in dealing matters on behalf of educational Institute/University. 


(B) For Legal Advisor: 

1. The Advocate to be empanelled by the Institute as a Legal Advisor, should have minimum 20 (twenty) years of standing practice in the local courts, including Labour Court/Tribunals. 

2. He/She should have been on the panel of at least two Institutes/organizations as Legal Advisor, out of which at least one should be a Government/Semi Government/Autonomous Institute/organization under Central/ State Government. 

3. Advocate must have adequate infrastructure including Office, Computer with email facility, well maintained Law journal/library etc. 

4. Preference shall be given to the Advocate having more relevant experience and having exposure in dealing matters on behalf of educational Institute/University.


Empanelment of Advocate(s)/ Law Firm(s) and Legal Advisor at IIT Kanpur - last date 22/04/2021

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