Obakeng Leeko Somo

Candidate Attorney

Summary Profile

Obakeng Leeko Somo has an LLB Degree with the University of the Witwatersrand and since she graduated she has held various positions with various legal firms including LGR Incorporated, MAxlaw Credit legal and Legal Best and she brings over a combined experience of over 8 years.

Education

LLB (University of the Witwatersrand)

Professional Affiliations

Legal Practice council

Area of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Administration of deceased estates
  • Debt Collection
  • Commercial Law
  • Personal Injuries Claims
  • Criminal Law

Work Experience

Since her tenure with TF Matlakala Inc in 2018, Obakeng has demonstrated a legal aptitude with exposure to Commercial Law, Civil law, Criminal, Personal Injuries and RAF Claims and administration of the deceased.

  • Court Attendance, Legal representation and advice to clients
  • Research and investigation on matters
  • Drafting of Revisions and Amendments
  • Drafting of legal opinions and recommendations
  • Purge records from deceased estates with the trustees
  • Liasing with different Courts and Attorneys, credit Bureaus and Debt Counsellors

Maxlaw Credit Legal And Legal Best: Legal Consultant

Through these firms she obtained credit legal and debt collection experience and skills.

  • Debt restructuring and default updates
  • Removal of Debt orders
  • Recession of administration orders and judgments
  • Debt Service Management
    Review Terms of loan agreements

LGR Incorporated: Legal Administrator

Provide legal administrative support and liaising with facing attorneys in:

  • Typing and preparing of Summons for issuing
  • Following up on Return on services with sheriffs Offices
  • Preparing requests for Default Judgement for submission
  • Following up with correspondent Attorneys on granted/Queried Judgements
  • Capturing case information on EXCALIBUR