KHODANI MANYIKE

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KHODANI MANYIKE

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  • Expected : 1500 USD USD/Month
  • Updated 1 month ago

Legal Advisor/Assistant/Editor

  • Age : 30 Years Old
  • Gender : Female
  • Educational Attainment :- Bachelors degree
  • Availability :- 40 Hours/week
  • Experience :- 6 Years

KHODANI MANYIKE

Rua Vista, Centurion • 081 449 8442

[email protected]

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
I am admitted attorney with experience providing bespoke legal solutions to individuals and organizations. I Possess solid competencies in commercial, criminal, labour, civil law, contract drafting, legal and compliance, legal writing, and dispute resolution. I possess the ability to conduct due diligence on behalf of clients, perform monitoring and evaluation of internal policies and regulations for companies and make recommendations to clients and settle matters, I have experience in both private practice and corporate environments’, which will enable me to carry out the duties for this role

 

Core Competences and Skills

• Quality Control                                 • Due Diligence and Litigation            • Excellent Interpersonal Skills

• Legal Compliance                            • Contract Negotiation                        • Analytical Skills/Thinking

• Mediation                                          • Legal Writing/Drafting                      • Legal Research

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
K Tshitahe Attorneys                                                                                                          Current

Manager (Admitted Attorney and Accredited Mediator)

·       Providing businesses with bespoke legal services

·       Research

·       Drafting and review of contracts

·       Developed detailed litigation strategies for each case, consult with Counsel to provide advice to clients pertaining their legal matters.

·       Provided legal advice to variety of clients involved in various types of litigation, pleadings, legal briefs, and opinions.

·       Meet with potential clients and evaluate the strength of their cases, analyze probable outcomes based on legal precedents.

·       Resolved conflicts and negotiated agreements between parties in order to settle legal disputes.

·       Negotiated settlements of civil disputes.

·       Overseeing the daily function of the business

 

MUSETSHO LAW

Legal Consultant

08/2020 – 06/2021

·       Responsible for providing legal advice and ensuring compliance with local and national regulatory requirements.

·       Preparation of legal documents and agreements

·       Liaise with external legal teams, and

·        Provide support in various legal matters

 

 

Mota Attorneys Inc                                                                                                   02/2019 – 06/2020

Articles of clerkship – completed.

Candidate Attorney

·       Drafted Complaints, summons, motions, wills, separation agreements, legal opinions and other legal documents

·       Performed legal research and drafted motions for summary judgment, motions to exclude expert opinions, and miscellaneous pre-trial motions.

·       Coordinated the attendance of deposition and trial witnesses through subpoenas and conferencing with the opposition and court reporters to ensure completion.

·       Developed detailed litigation strategies for each case, consult with Counsel to provide advice to clients pertaining their legal matters.

·       Provided legal advice to variety of clients involved in various types of litigation, pleadings, legal briefs and opinions.

·       Met with potential clients and evaluated the strength of their cases, analyze probable outcomes based on legal precedents.

·       Resolved conflicts and negotiated agreements between parties in order to settle legal disputes.

·       Negotiated settlements of civil disputes.

 

Kellogg Company of South Africa

(resigned to go serve my article of clerkship)                                                                  08/2018 – 02/2019

Legal and Compliance Graduate in Training

·       Ensured that all account applications and any other legal documents are correctly completed, signed and submitted to the company’s external attorneys for document retention purposes.

·       Provided support and advice to the HR & Legal director on any legal matters.

·       Monitored and stayed on top of matters that have been referred to the company’s attorneys.

·       Monitored and kept track of all spending on legal matters and to avoid referring matters to the company’s attorneys as far as it is practically possible without exposing the company to unnecessary risk.

·       Ensured that board resolutions are signed and that records are kept of all board resolutions, compiled legal information for board reports.

·       Performing duties of an Office Assistant to the Legal Director of the Company

·       Assisted and supported lawyers, administrative assistants and other staff counsel in all aspects of litigation management, including document preparation, trial preparation and support.

·       Provided litigation support in a variety of cases, including products liability and court litigation.

 

EDUCATION
·       School for Legal Practice (Practical Legal Training, 2018)

·       Bachelors of Laws (LLB), University of Venda, 2017

·       Matric, Mbilwi Secondary School, 2012

 

 

 

TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
·       Board examination completed, 2019.

·       Admitted as an Attorney of the High Court.

·       Practice management, completed 2021.

·       Alternative Dispute Resolution completed, 2022.

 

 

REFERENCES
·       Musetsho Lufuno – Director at Musetsho Law (supervisor )  – 061 012 4802

 

·       Emanuel Hinson – Group Legal Counsel & Company Secretary at Illovo (former Legal Director at Kellogg SA) – 082 524 1919

 

 

 

 

 

  • Agile Project Management Customer Service Ability to Work Under Pressure Ability to Multitask Effective Time Management
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Basic Accounting
  • Communication Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Knowledge of Office Systems
  • organisational skills
Education
2013 -2017
Bachelor of Laws at University of Venda
Experience
June 2021 - January 2024
Legal Manager at K Tshitahe Attorneys
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