Experience

  • Chief Administrative Officer: Contracts, Projects and Tenders

    at Overstrand Municipality

    March 2017 - December 2018

    Province of the Western Cape

    - drafting and reviewing contracts, agreements and other legal documents including: short term and long term leases, deeds of sale; cession of leases; encroachment agreements; - drafting various internal memorandums; - drafting and reviewing tenders; - proofreading agreements drafted by subordinates; - legal research; - becoming knowledgeable on Employer’s Policies (eg. Administration of Immovable Property Policy), By-Laws and related Statutes; - public relations; and - customer care

  • Legal Associate

    at Cognia Law

    January 2017 - February 2017

    Province of the Western Cape

    I was employed as a legal associate for Cognia Law to take part in a new legal discovery project. During my time there: I became acquainted with sophisticated legal discovery software, perused legal documents such as complex commercial agreements). I also liaised with Foreign Attorneys in the USA.

  • Co-Founder and Manager

    at VRCade - Virtual Reality Arcade

    February 2016 - December 2016

    Province of the Western Cape

    Tech Start-Up. - Labour Law: advising on all labour related matters (ie poor performance, retrenchments, employment); - Commercial Law: drafting business plans, foundation documents (eg Memorandum of Incorporation) - Intellectual Property Law: research, advice and drafting of software licensing agreements; - Legal Research: on a very new field

  • Business Partner Legal and Compliance

    at Global Load Control, Lufthansa Airlines Group

    April 2014 - December 2015

    Province of the Western Cape

    - Advisor to management and exco on legal matters; - Coordination of all activities concerning risk mitigation regarding legal issues; - Implementation of governance framework; - Implementation of standardised contracting framework; - Implementation and monitoring of labour law matters; - Assistance to human resources and floor management on disciplinary matters; - Ensuring compliance with legal obligations; - Chairing of disciplinary inquiries and representation at court and/or CCMA; - Participation in projects; and - Monitoring of compliance forums and ensuring their duties are carried out.

  • Candidate Attorney

    at Randall Titus & Associates

    October 2012 - February 2014

    Province of the Western Cape

    My tasks included, inter alia: - drafting commercial agreements (for example: lease agreements, shareholder agreements, confidentiality agreements); - drafting litigation pleadings for both Magistrate’s Court and High Court matters (divorce, insolvency, eviction applications, wills, interdicts etc); - legal research; - litigation in the Magistrate’s Court; - consulting with clients on various legal matters; and - administrative duties

Education

  • Master of Laws

    at University of Cape Town

    2015 - at Present (5 years) Province of the Western Cape

  • Admitted Attorney

    at Legal Practice Council

    2016 - 2016 (1 year)

  • Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers

    at University of Stellenbosch Business School

    2015 - 2015 (1 year)

  • Bachelor of Laws

    at University of South Africa

    2007 - 2010 (3 years)

  • Bachelor of Commerce

    at University of South Africa

    2003 - 2007 (4 years)

Services offered

  • Legal Services

    Contract drafting
    Commercial Law
    Employment Law
    Company Law

Languages

  • English Native

  • Afrikaans Conversation

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