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Civil Legal

Location:
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Salary:
15000
Posted:
June 28, 2019

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Curriculum Vitae and Profile of:

Elisma Heunes

Brief Overview Admitted Attorney of the Western Cape High Court

Resides in Durbanville

Personal Information

First name: Elisma Surname: Heunes

Nationality: South African Driver’s License: Code B, 08 Known as name: Elisma Languages: Afrikaans, English Contact number: +27-824****** ID Number: 891********** Email: ac9pt9@r.postjobfree.com Marital status: Single Age: 29 Resides: Durbanville, Western Cape

Secondary Education

School attended Menlo Park High School

(Die Hoëskool Menlopark)

Year Completed 2007

Qualification Matric

Subjects Afrikaans

English

Mathematics

Science

Biology

Accounting

Tertiary Education

Institution University of Stellenbosch Year Completed 2014 Qualification Postgraduate LLB (3 year programme)

Institution University of Stellenbosch Year Completed 2011 Qualification BSc Sport Science Degree

Other information on further education:

May – October 2018: Course presented by Law@work (Subjects were: Corporate Secretaryship, Corporate Governance, Corporate Administration and Corporate Financial Management)

Enrolled to write conveyancing examination in September 2019 (once successful, will be admitted in and able to do Property Transfers

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Employment History

Company Name The Lieben Group, Western Cape

Industry Legal

Employment Dates May 2017 to current

Position Legal Officer

Duties Vetting of Terms and Conditions ensuring legal compliance

Consulting with attorneys on their requirements

Drafting of documents:

o Lease Agreements

o Shareholders Agreements

o Distribution Agreements

o Commercial Agreements

o Letters

Administration of the Group COID claims

Compliance and Legal Research, Memorandums, Policy Drafting

Administration of claims and handover to attorneys

Manage external counsel on High Court matters, dispute resolution and settlement, debt collection and intellectual property;

Assessing matters for litigations, and risk of litigation

Record keeping of Contracts and Renewals

CIPC requirements for some of the Private Companies and CC’s in the Group (13)

Minute taking and resolutions

Assisting the company in developing the legal department and requirements for the Logistics, supply chain and property Divisions of the Group

Chairing disciplinary hearings

Reason for leaving Looking to get back into practice Company Name Natascha Pretorius & Associates, Western Cape Industry Legal

Employment Dates April 2016 to January 2017

Position Candidate Attorney

Duties General Civil Litigation at:

o Magistrates Court

o Regional Court

o High Court

Branches of law:

o Civil Law

o Family Law

Right of appearance in Magistrate and Regional Courts

Pre-Trial and Trial Preparations:

o Indexing and paginating Files

o Drafting of minutes

o Draft orders

Experienced in the drafting of:

o Letters of demand

o Sherriff letters

o Summons and particulars of claim

o Provisional Sentence Summons

o Applications

o Requests and replies for further particulars

o Notices

o Discovery affidavits

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o Letters to clients and colleagues

Consultations with clients and taking instructions

Carrying out legal research on Case Law, Statutes, forms and precedents

Criminal Litigation: First appearances, drunk driving and possession of illegal substances

Reason for leaving Completion of articles

Company Name A Batchelor & Associates

Industry Legal

Employment Dates January 2015 to March 2016

Position Candidate Attorney

Duties Civil Litigation – Personal Injury

o Magistrates Court

o Regional Court

o High Court

Branches of law:

o Medical Negligence

o Civil Law

o Criminal Law

Right of appearance in Magistrate and Regional Courts

Pre-Trial and Trial Preparations:

o Indexing and paginating Files

o Drafting of minutes

o Draft Orders

o Practice notes

o Consultations with Counsel, Experts, Witnesses and Clients o Preparation of Appeal Notices and Bundles to the Full Bench and to the Supreme Court of Appeal

Experienced in the drafting of:

o Letters of demand

o Sherriff letters

o Summons and particulars of claim

o Provisional Sentence Summons

o Applications

o Requests and Replies for further particulars

o Notices

o Discovery Affidavits

o Rule 37 Questionnaires

o Letters to clients and colleagues

Consultations with clients and taking instructions

Carry out legal research regarding Case Law, Statutes, forms and precedents

Criminal Litigation: First appearances, drunk driving and possession of illegal substances

Reason for leaving Limited exposure - needed to expand knowledge and experience to other areas of law

Companies Names CMR Wonderboom

Pieterse & Curlewis Inc

Magistrate Court in Pretoria and Pretoria North (Civil Courts and processes) High Court in Pretoria (Civil Courts and processes) Industry Legal

Employment Dates 2012 to 2013

Position Shadow work whilst studying to gain exposure and experience in chosen field Duties Drafting of Letters of demand; Sheriff letters; Letters of Intent; Letters to clients and colleagues

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Accounts

Consultations with clients

Legal research: Case law; Statutes; forms and precedents

Branches of law: Contract Law; Civil Law; Maintenance; Law regarding Children and Minors

Civil Litigation

References are available on request.

About me:

I am a person who enjoys and thrives on problem solving and helping people; I always find the time to assist someone, no matter how busy I am. I embrace challenges and am a quick learner. I can be left to work independently and possess very effective time management and organisational skills. I do believe that every experience makes you stronger – at least try it, otherwise you will never know!



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