Black excellence: Eastern Cape attorney gets Masters from Harvard Law

Black excellence: Eastern Cape attorney gets Masters from Harvard Law

- A female Eastern Cape attorney inspired Mzansi recently when she graduated from prestigious American university, Harvard, with her Masters in Law

- The graduate, Zikho Pali, intends to use her legal skills to help those in need

- Zikho struggled with the costs of Law School, but worked so hard that she made herself an invaluable member of the university and, subsequently, legal community

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Female attorney, Zikho Pali, has given Mzansi something to celebrate, with her recent graduation from renowned university, Harvard.

Zikho graduated with an LLM, a Master’s in Law, Daily Dispatch reported.

The 27-year-old graduate originally completed her LLB at the University of Witwatersrand and then spent a number of years working as an attorney in the Eastern Cape.

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“While in practice, I was afforded the opportunity to learn from some of the best that my profession has to offer. I have always aspired to study at Harvard because of its reputation and the institutions consistent standing as the best law school in the world,” Zikho explained.
“I knew I needed to do my time and wait for the timing to be right. After approximately 5 years in practice, I felt that the timing was right, so I took the plunge and applied,” the Masters graduate said. gleaned that Zikho’s passion lies with helping those in need.

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The local attorney wishes to take her law degrees and “be of use”.

Although Zikho’s parents struggled with the fees for her LLB, the intelligent young attorney managed to work hard enough to make sure that she was indispensible to the university, and later on, to the legal community at large.

Her story is one of true black excellence, which will inspire many young South Africans.

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