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Shortlisted Candidates for Judicial Positions: APRIL 2017

On 11 January 2017 the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) published notices in the media calling for nominations of interested persons to fill 11 vacancies in the various Superior Courts including the Constitutional Court. The closing date for submission of nominations was set for 03 February 2017. On 20 February 2017, the JSC met and compiled a short list of candidates to be interviewed at its sitting to be held in Midrand, Johannesburg on 03-07 April 2017 as follows:

 

The JSC has confirmed that they will be interviewing one candidate for Deputy Chief Justice: 

Judge R Zondo* – click here to read profile and interview synopsis

*As nominated by President Zuma.

Results: Judge Zondo has been appointed Deputy Chief Justice.

 

The JSC has confirmed that they will be interviewing one candidate for President of the Supreme Court of Appeal: 

Judge M Maya* – click here to read profile and interview synopsis

*As nominated by President Zuma.

Results: Judge Maya has been appointed President of the Supreme Court of Appeal.

 

1. Constitutional Court (one vacancy)

Judge N J Kollapen – click here to read profile and interview synopsis
Judge S A Majiedt – click here to read profile and interview synopsis
Judge B H Mbha – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.
Judge L V Theron – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.
Judge M J D Wallis – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.

Results: Judge N J Kollapen, Judge S A Majiedt, Judge L V Theron and Judge M J D Wallis have been nominated.

 

2. Eastern Cape Division of the High Court (Judge President) (one vacancy)

Judge M Makaula – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.
Judge Z M Nhlangulela – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.
Judge J E Smith – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.
Judge D Van Zyl – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.

Results: No candidate was nominated for this position

 

3. Eastern Cape Division of the High Court (Mthatha) (one vacancy)

Ms S Jacobs – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.
Mr S L Mgxaji – (Candidate withdrew from interviews)
Ms L F Monakali – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.
Adv V Reddy – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.

Results: No candidate was nominated for this position

 

4. Electoral Court (One vacancy)

Mr T Bailey – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.
Ms S N Ndlovu – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.
Adv M P N Nkutha-Nkontwana  – (Candidate withdrew application for this position)

Results: No candidate was nominated for this position

 

5. Labour Court (Two vacancies)

Adv R G Beaton SC – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.
Mrs W I Everett – (Candidate withdrew application for this position)
Ms D Mahosi – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.
Mr G N Moshoana – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.
Adv M P N Nkutha-Nkontwana – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.

Results: Ms D Mahosi, Mr G N Moshoana and Adv M P N Nkutha-Nkontwana have been nominated.

 

6. Mpumalanga Division of the High Court (Judge President) (One vacancy)

Judge M F Legodi – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.

Results: Judge F M Legodi has been nominated.

 

7. Northern Cape Division of the High Court (Judge President) (One vacancy)

Deputy Judge President L P Tlaletsi  – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.
Judge C C Williams  – click here to read profile. (Candidate withdrew from interviews)

Results: Deputy Judge President L P Tlaletsi has been nominated.

 

8. Northern Cape Division of the High Court (Deputy Judge President) (One vacancy)

Judge M V Phatshoane  – click here to read profile and interview synopsis.
Judge C C Williams – click here to read profile. (Candidate withdrew from interviews)

Results: No candidate was nominated for this position

 

9. North-West Division of the High Court (Deputy Judge President) (One vacancy)

Judge R D Hendricks – click here to read profile and interview synopsis
Judge A M Kgoele – click here to read profile and interview synopsis

Results: No candidate was nominated for this position

 

10. North-West Division of the High Court (One vacancy)

Ms T J Djaje – click here to read profile and interview synopsis
Ms M B Mahalelo –  click here to read profile and interview synopsis

Results: Ms T J Djaje has been nominated.

 

In total, the JSC has therefore shortlisted 30 candidates. The shortlisted candidates will be notified of the date, time and venue of the interviews in due course.
Law bodies and members of the public wishing to comment on the candidates should address their comments to the Secretariat of the Judicial Service Commission at Chiloane@concourt.org.za alternatively TPhaahlamohlaka@judiciary.org.za.

Comments must reach the Secretariat by no later than 22 March 2017.

Inquiries: Adv D Ntsebeza SC 082 467 2490 and Mr C P Fourie 082 881 1737.