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Shortlisted candidates for judicial positions: October 2018

On 06 June 2018 the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) published notices in the media calling for nominations of interested persons to fill 8 vacancies in the various superior courts. The closing date for submission of nominations was set for 06 July 2018. On 27 July 2018, the JSC met and compiled a short list of candidates to be interviewed at its sitting to be held in Midrand, Johannesburg on 01 – 05 October 2018 as follows:

1. Electoral Court (Chairperson) (One vacancy)

Judge Boissie Henry Mbha – click here to read profile

2. Electoral Court (One vacancy)

No candidates were shortlisted

3. Free State Division of the High Court (Judge President) (One vacancy)

Judge Cagney John Musi – click here to read profile

4. Gauteng Division of the High Court (Five vacancies)

Adv Evette Fiona Dippenaar SC – profile pending
Ms Selemeng Nthabiseng Iris Mokose – click here to read profile
Adv Mokhine Jonas Mosopa – profile pending
Adv Brenda Neukircher SC – profile pending
Mr Marcus Lekgaloa Senyatsi – profile pending
Adv Jacobus Johannes Strijdom SC – profile pending
Adv Rean Strydom SC – profile pending, read the October 2015 JSC interview transcript
Adv Seena Yacoob SC – profile pending


In total the JSC has therefore shortlisted 10 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 suitability or otherwise of these candidates should address their comments to the Secretariat of the Judicial Service Commission at Chiloane@concourt.org.za and TPhaahlamohlaka@judiciary.org.za, CC: JSC@judiciary.org.za.

Comments must reach the Secretariat by no later than 31 August 2018.

Issued by the Judicial Service Commission
Enq: Mr C P Fourie 082 881 1737