Call for Membership

Mon Jun 21 2021

Call for Membership

Paluwa Pleaders is eager to invite a pool of legal research enthusiasts on board in our quest of promoting and institutionalizing the culture of legal research and discourse in Nepal. We have had an excellent group of individuals for the year 2020, joining us on our journey to make a valued contribution in the legal field.

For the year 2021, we seek dynamic individuals who are immensely interested in legal research and are dedicated to and/or have a proven record of experience and skill set in socio­-legal research, advocacy, leadership, organization, and conducting or engaging in discourses. 

The members selected to join the team shall be provided with an active role in at least one of the currently undergoing projects. We are currently active in publication (Legal Dialectics Review, Yearbook of Nepalese Laws, Blogs and other periodic publications), various extensive research and consultation projects, social and policy advocacy, organizing events (Dialectic Discourse, Vidhi Vimarsha, Experience: The Life of Law, Lecture Series) and community-based programs.

Application Details:

For New Applicants:

  • Applicants must either be a graduate in law or currently enrolled in an undergraduate law course.
  • Applicants are required to submit an updated Curriculum Vitae highlighting relevant experience and expertise, and a Letter of Interest.
  • The Letter of Interest must include, except the motivation and eligibility to join us, an account on which current project of Paluwa the applicants would like to work with and, with examples, what new ideas or projects would they introduce if they were selected.
  • Curriculum Vitae and Letter of Interest must be submitted in .pdf file format.
  • After the receipt of the Letter of Interest and Curriculum Vitae, the applicants shall be provided with an Assessment Task. The Task shall be provided based on the Applicant’s interest in the ongoing projects of Paluwa Pleaders as provided in Applicant’s Letter of Interest. 
  • The application should be sent via email to with "Application for Membership" as the subject.
  • Shortlisted candidates may be contacted for further vetting before final selection.
  • A membership fee of NPR 1,000/- shall be imposed upon the selected members.

For Membership Renewal:

  • The existing members of Paluwa Pleaders can apply for Membership Renewal. Submission of Letter of Interest and Curriculum Vitae is not required.
  • The members seeking renewal of their term shall send an application to with “Membership Renewal” as the subject. The email must contain a brief appraisal of their engagement with and overall performance of Paluwa in the 2020 term, and the projects they would like to work on for the next term. Based on the project/s of interest, the Assessment Task shall be provided.
  • Shortlisting shall be based on the members’ previous term’s performance and the Assessment Task. 
  • Certain renewal fee shall be imposed upon Membership Renewal.

Dates and Deadline:

  • The application must be received by Monday, 28 June 2021, 22:00 Nepal Time.
  • Assessment Task shall be provided on 29 June 2021.
  • Successful candidates shall be notified by 5 July 2021.

Paluwa Pleaders is always eager to welcome innovative ideas and projects. Any interested individual, dedicated to legal research, is highly encouraged to send their projects or ideas to Paluwa Pleaders for collaboration. We are open to working with interested individuals on an ad-hoc or project basis.