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Legal advisor / Counsel

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
December 27, 2020

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Advocate of the High Court of South Africa



Thank you for the opportunity to apply for the vacancy at your company. After reviewing your job description, it is clear that you are looking for a candidate that is familiar with the responsibilities associated with the role, and can perform them confidently. Given these requirements, I am certain that I have the necessary skills to successfully do the job adeptly and perform above expectations.

I am a hard working individual who has been consistently praised as pro-active. Over the course of my career, I have developed a skill set directly relevant to the role you are hiring for. I invite you to view my attached resume.

After reviewing my resume, I hope you will agree that I am the type of competent and competitive candidate you are looking for. Please contact me to arrange a convenient meeting time.

Thank you for your consideration and I look forward to hearing from you soon. Kind regards

Sarika Singh


Advocate of the High Court of South Africa



Work ethics, values and skills:

A keen desire to learn, excel and complete tasks efficiently

Persistence in difficult tasks, work to overcome obstacles and deliver results

Ability to adapt easily to different work situations

Dedicated, highly dynamic, enthusiastic with a positive attitude


Able to multitask, to meet deadlines and to be innovative in a high-pressure environment

Good knowledge of Microsoft office and collation presentation

Planning/organising and co-ordinating

Good interpersonal skills

Attention to detail

Problem solving


An excellent command of English, both written and verbal

Good oral, written and interpersonal skills as well as excellent presentation skills

Effective communication and reporting skills

Ability to work independently and resolve problems effectively and promptly

Ability to provide independent advice (orally and in writing) to senior level management on legal and regulatory matters.

Ability and willingness to learn new regulatory frameworks and the legal aspects of services.

Preparation of:

All Court documents

Witness statements and analysing evidence

Discovery documents

Settlement agreements

Various agreements including restraint of trade agreements SARIKA SINGH

Advocate of the High Court of South Africa


Work Experience:

Advocate of the High Court of South Africa

Durban bar

January 2018 to date

Commercial litigation

High Court and Magistrate’s Court

Family and matrimonial matters

Accident and damages claims


Personal injury

Protection orders

Domestic violence

Interpretation of statues

Advice on draft legislation

Advice on Local Government legislation

Land legal issues

Contract drafting

Representations at Bargaining Council and CCMA arbitrations and conciliations

Review of disciplinary codes and procedures

Review of employment equity reports and plans, email policies and the like. SARIKA SINGH

Advocate of the High Court of South Africa


Farlam Commission of Enquiry: Marikana Report

Department of Justice (January 2015 – April 2015)

Personal Assistant to Advocate P D Hemraj SC

I worked personally with Judge I Farlam, Advocate P D Hemraj SC, Advocate Tokota and Advocate P Van De Byl in Pretoria with the compilation of the Marikana Report. Legal Secretary (2013-2015)

Advocates Group 7 South

Duties and responsibilities:

General office duties


Legal research

Dictaphone typing

Switchboard and administration

Processing of legal documents

Liaising with clients, witnesses, court officials and attorneys

Organize and maintain law libraries, documents, and case files Education:

Chartered Secretary

Institution: Chartered Governance Institute of South Africa Registered with the South African College of Business Year completed: currently registered for the 2020 academic year SARIKA SINGH

Advocate of the High Court of South Africa



Institution: Society of Advocates of South Africa

Year completed: 2017

Date of admission as advocate: 11 April 2017

Tertiary Education:

Degree: Bachelor of Law (LLB)

Institution: University of South Africa

Year completed: 2016

Practical Legal Training (LEAD SA)

Institution: University of KwaZulu-Natal

Year Completed: 2015 Semester 2 (6 months day school module) Legal Office Administration

Institution: LEADSA

Year completed: 2012


Institution: Mount Edgecombe Private School (1998) Subjects: English




Advocate of the High Court of South Africa



Business Economics

Speech and Drama

Achievements and affiliations

Member of UNISA alumni

Member of the Society of Advocates of South Africa Member of Advocates for Transformation (AFT)

Member of the Verulam Crime Watch - Sector One Community Policing Forum Certificate of Outstanding Performance for obtaining an overall distinction for Practical Legal Training

Dux Award (1997)

Good Fellowship Award (1997)


Michelle Subramoney


Keshan Pillay (Director)

Keshan Pillay Inc

Tel: 083-***-****

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