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Microsoft Office Project Coordinator

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
February 20, 2018

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Fatema Merza, L.L.B.

**** **** *** **, ******, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Cell: +1-587-***-****, Email:


Having worked as a Trainee Lawyer at a top Bahraini law firm, I am currently seeking any legal related position within the legal sector in Edmonton. My areas of interest include immigration, contract, civil, family, criminal, and corporate law. I have completed my Bachelor’s Degree (L.L.B.) in Private Law from University of Bahrain, Sakheer, Bahrain.


Sept 2012 – June 2017 Bachelor of Law

University of Bahrain, Sakheer, Bahrain


Hassan Radhi and Associates, Manama, Bahrain Jul 2016 – Sep 2016

Trainee Lawyer

Working on several family law, criminal law, civil law, and labor law cases under the supervision and guidance of a senior lawyer.

Attending hearings and proceedings at the courthouse.

Writing drafts and documenting most of the hearings.

Following up with the legal procedures such as registering commercial companies, filing a suit, etc.

The National Human Rights Institution, Manama, Bahrain Feb 2016 – Jul 2016

Trainee Lawyer

Dealing with human rights’ issues and development policies related to the development and protection of humane accord in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

To consolidate the relevant human rights’ values and bring awareness by ensuring that such values are practiced freely and independently in line with Paris Principles of the United Nation in its resolution No.48/134 (1993) through several workshops and conferences that I presented with a team of other trainees.

The most important task was to receive, examine, and research complaints related to human rights. Furthermore, refer such complaints as appropriate to the competent authorities as well as following up with it.

Drafting up and submitting several reports regarding our experiences within the Institution.

Athlete Leadership Program - Special Olympics, Bahrain Jan 2013 – Dec 2013

Project Coordinator

Organizing several activities for the Special Olympic athletes that would help them overcome their insecurities and help them gain more self-esteem while dealing with the outside world.

Organizing several stands in malls and public places to spread awareness to stop using the “R” word that is deemed derogatory.

Training the athletes beforehand for press conferences and workshops that they have to attend.

Tree of Life Charity, Bahrain Jan 2013 - Present


Organizing charity bazaars twice a year where donated items are auctioned as a means to raise funds.

Fundraising the money for kids with cancer, school tuition, widows and generally less fortunate families.


Striving to amend article No.4 of the Bahraini Nationality Law (1963) regarding nationality of children born to a Bahraini mother and a non-Bahraini father. The issue is to give equal rights to the mother just like a Bahraini father has in giving their children the Bahraini citizenship (which the parent possess). This was done by creating a whole new draft for a new article and handed to the Head of the Constitutional Courts in the Kingdom. The current law is un-constitutional and it also contradicts with the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in which the Kingdom is a member of, as well as it not being in line with the General Principles of equality and justice.


Computer Skills

Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10, and MacOS

Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project

Non-technical Skills

Developing a collaborative work environment by leading and contributing towards positive conditions to allow for work place interaction.

Ensuring all clients are treated properly and fairly by creating an understandable and safe environment of dialogue.

Agile approach and willingness to adapt to changing situations to meet new emerging priorities in a timely manner.

Excellent written, communication, and interpersonal skills developed through various technical reports.

Language Skills

Fluent in English, Arabic, and Farsi

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