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Athena Legal: Associate/Senior Associate, New Delhi,

About Job

Athena Legal is seeking a qualified Associate or Senior Associate to join its Core Criminal practice team in New Delhi. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in criminal litigation, including trial court proceedings, client investigations, bail applications, and appearances before the Hon’ble Delhi High Court and Supreme Court of India.

About Organisation

Athena Legal is a renowned law firm known for its robust legal practice and commitment to excellence. Specializing in various areas of law, the firm is particularly recognized for its expertise in criminal litigation. Athena Legal prides itself on providing comprehensive legal services and representation to its clients, maintaining a reputation for integrity, professionalism, and successful outcomes. The firm’s dynamic and experienced team of legal professionals is dedicated to delivering high-quality legal solutions tailored to meet the specific needs of each client.


To be eligible for the Associate/Senior Associate position at Athena Legal, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Experience: 5-8 years of experience in criminal litigation.
  • Skills and Abilities:
    • Proficiency in appearing before trial courts.
    • Experience in assisting clients during investigations.
    • Competence in arguing bail applications.
    • Familiarity with appearing before the Hon’ble Delhi High Court and Supreme Court in criminal appeals, revisions, bails, and quashing.
    • Well-versed in cross-examination and other trial court proceedings.
  • Location: Based in or willing to relocate to New Delhi.

Role and Responsibilities

The Associate/Senior Associate will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including:

  • Court Appearances:
    • Represent clients before trial courts, Delhi High Court, and Supreme Court.
    • Argue bail applications and handle criminal appeals, revisions, and quashing.
  • Client Assistance:
    • Assist clients during investigations and provide strategic legal advice.
    • Maintain effective communication with clients, understanding their legal needs.
  • Legal Proceedings:
    • Conduct cross-examinations and manage other trial court proceedings.
    • Prepare legal documents, pleadings, and case files.
  • Case Management:
    • Develop and implement effective legal strategies for criminal cases.
    • Ensure thorough preparation and organization of case files and documentation.


  • Professional Growth: Opportunity to work in a dynamic and reputable law firm.
  • Competitive Compensation: Based on experience and performance.
  • Diverse Experience: Exposure to a wide range of criminal litigation cases.
  • Supportive Work Environment: Collaborate with experienced legal professionals and enhance your legal expertise.

Mode and Location

  • Mode: Full-time position.
  • Location: New Delhi, India.

Application Procedure

To apply for the Associate/Senior Associate position at Athena Legal:

  1. Prepare your resume, highlighting your relevant experience and qualifications in criminal litigation.
  2. Write a brief cover letter detailing your interest in the position and how your skills and experience align with the job requirements.
  3. Submit your CV to isha.sacchar@athenalegal.in with the subject line “Application for Core Criminal Practice Team.”

Important Dates

  • Application Deadline: The position will remain open until filled.

For more information and to apply, click here  or you can directly email your application to isha.sacchar@athenalegal.in.

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