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Legal Officer

Location:
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Salary:
280000p.a
Posted:
May 31, 2018

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Mokgadi Goodtime Moja

Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport-Legal Administration

Officer

Phone: 083-***-****

Address: *** ****** *****

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Marshalltown

Johannesburg

Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/goodtime-moja-2798a6127/ Email: ac5o3o@r.postjobfree.com

I am a team player, team leader, time conscious and cope very well under pressure. I stated the above because I have been involved in lots of team work and leadership both at university and workplace. Time is one important thing I adhere to at all times.

I have respect for myself and the people around me. These include listening skills and being very patient with colleagues who at times might say things that I might not agree with. I am very passionate about legal research, Constitution and Administrative law in their entirety. My research skills are immeasurable as I got coached by two outstanding professors from Wits University. I am also strongly confident about my legal writing and I believe that’s the most important skill for anyone in legal practice. With that said, I believe I will be of great value to the organisation. EXPERIENCE

Wits Law Clinic

Legal Consultant

February 2016-November 2016

Here I was doing my law practicals where I was working at law clinic assisting clients with their legal problems. So I would draft summons, Notice of intention to defend, heads of arguments etc. Wits Law School

Independent Research Candidate

February 2016-November 2016

My research was on “Impact of the law on Commercialization of religion”. It took me the whole 2016 to finish. I am willing to provide a copy should you be interested. Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport:

Legal Administration Officer (January 2017-Present). January 2017-Present

• Conduct research that will provide information and case law relevant to the legal matter at hand and present motivation/ proposals on how the specific case should be approached to obtain a desirable/ justifiable outcome / result.

• Draft legal documents that provide clear motivation / justification for a particular position pertaining to the case, also proposing the approach to be followed to ensure success in this regard.

• Successfully conduct an interview in order to determine the client’s goals and objectives. Advise the client on possible courses of action during the consultation process, in relation to legal entitlements and client’s instructions.

• Document interview and all advice given during legal consultation in writing. EDUCATION

Wits University

Bachelor of Laws

February 2012-December 2016

I did over 36 legal courses which included Practical Legal work and Independent research in my final year of study. I did fairly well with all my courses and was able to score a distinction in Law of Business Entities in my 3rd year. In my 4th year I scored 2 courses with B simple, 4 courses with C simple, and 3 courses with D simple. My average score was 67%.

LEADERSHIP ROLES

Wits Youth of Peace: Secretary (2013-2014).

Here I was writing minutes and presenting the program at all the services which happened every week. Wits Youth of Peace: Head of Advisory (2014-2015). Here I was advising the branch committee on the best possible solutions and most times I would advise on decisions to make when coming organizing events, on what to present to higher leadership and who to bring on board when there is a project to be done.

David Webster Residence: Chairman (2015-2016).

Here, I was leading a campus residence of about 217 students. I would take their concerns/queries with regard to services at res to management, I would make sure things like Academic programs and entertainment takes place at res and I would also assist when there is a student who is sick and had to be taken to hospital. Wits University’s All Residence Council: Entertainment Officer (2015-2016). Here I was the Entertainment officer for all the residences at Wits. With the position, I was organizing the All Res Picnic which literally takes the whole year to organize. I had to find the perfect venue out of wits, book the entertainment industry’s best DJs and Artists, make sure that people sign up to go to the event, get the right company to do stage and sound at the venue, make sure that there is food and drinks at the venue and also get the transport for students to get them to the venue.

HOBBIES

MC and Radio DJ

On weekends I enjoy hosting Parties, festivals and corporate events. I started doing most of these works at university. I am a former Campus Radio DJ and I would like to be a commercial radio jock in future. REFERENCES

Tumai Murombo November 2016

Associate Professor and Director of Mandela Institute 082-***-****

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Mr Robert Sharman

Director of Campus Housing and Wits Residence Life November 2016

082-***-****

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Mr Mohlomphegi Thulare February 2018

Chief Director: Legal Services

083-***-****

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