Joseph Henry Joof
Attorney General & Secretary of State for Justice


CURRICULUM VITAE

 

NAME: Joseph Henry Joof

DATE OF BIRTH : 25th October 1960

NATIONALITY: Gambian

MARITAL STATUS: Married

CHILDREN: A Daughter & A Son

EDUCATION

St Augustine's High School -1974 -1978

Gambia High School 1978 -1980 (Head Boy 1979 -80)

Keele University England 1981 -1985

Inns of Court School of Law (Council of Legal Education)

Honourable Society of the Inner Temple London 1985 -86

QUALIFICATIONS:

(a) G.C.E. 'O' l.evels (Division 1 Distinction)

(b) G.C.E .'A:'Levels

(c) B.L. Barrister -At -Law

(d) Called to the English Bar -Inner Temple - 1986

(e) Called to The Gambia Bar 1986

(f) Barrister and Solicitor of The Supreme Court of The Gambia
State Counsel, Ministry of Justice 1986 -1987,
Private Legal Practitioner 1987- 2001.

POSITIONS HELD:

(1) Vice President African Bar Association 1992 to 1998,
Acting President, African Bar Association 1998 to 2001

(2) President of I'he Gambia Bar Association 1998 to 2001

(3) Member and Chairman St. Augustine's High School Board of Governors St. Joseph High School

(4) Associate Board Member ICE High School

(5) Member Board of Directors Caritas and Cado.

(6) Member Governing Council and Executive Committee of the African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies, Banjul.

AUTHOR:

A Student Guide to Academic Success
(i) The will
(ii) Poetry and Plays

HOBBIES:

Social Interaction,
Community Service,
Nice food,
Swimming,
Physical Exercise (easy ones)
Conversation- Current Affairs and General, Social and other issues.