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Shortlisted candidates for Judicial Positions – October 2019

On 31 May 2019 the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) published notices in the media calling for nominations of interested persons to fill 17 vacancies in the various superior courts. The closing date for submission of nominations was set for 28 June 2019. On 06 August 2019, the JSC met and compiled a short list of candidates to be interviewed at its sitting to be held in Midrand, Johannesburg on 07 – 11 October 2019 as follows:

1. Electoral Court (One vacancy)

Ms Sheila Cheiramiwa Lushaba
Mr Graehymme Jesus Williams

2. Eastern Cape Division of the High Court, Bhisho (One vacancy)

Adv Margaux Leigh Beard
Adv Phillip Horatius Sigqibo Zilwa SC

3. Eastern Cape Division of the High Court, Grahamstown (Two vacancies)

Adv Margaux Leigh Beard
Ms Amelia Marisa Da Silva
Adv Motilal Sunil Rugunanan – click to read profile

4. Eastern Cape Division of the High Court, Mthatha (One vacancy)

There were no suitable candidates that could be placed on the shortlist.

5. Eastern Cape Division of the High Court, Port Elizabeth (Two vacancies)

Adv Margaux Leigh Beard
Adv Nyameko Wellman Gqamana SC
Judge Bulelwa Myra Pakati – click to read profile
Adv Motilal Sunil Rugunanan – click to read profile

6. Free State Division of the High Court (One vacancy)

Ms Nokuthula Sylvia Daniso
Ms Thiloshni Ramdeyal
Adv Ilse Van Rhyn

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

Mr Dario Dosio
Adv John Holland-Müter
Adv Avrielle Maier-Frawley
Mr David Makhoba
Adv Moleboheng Mamorena Pascalina Mdalana-Mayisela
Ms Shanaaz Christine Mia
Mr Anthony Peter Millar
Adv Cassim Ismail Moosa
Mr Marcus Lekgaloa Senyatsi – click to read profile
Adv Rean Strydom SC – click to read profile
Dr Elmarie Van Der Schyff
Adv Brad Christopher Wanless SC

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

Judge Thifhelimbilu Phanuel Mudau – click here to read 2015 transcript
Judge Gerrit Cornelius Muller – click to read profile
Judge Arnoldus Mauritius Legodi Phatudi – click to read profile
Judge Moletje George Phatudi – click to read profile

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

Judge Ronald Deon Hendricks – click to read profile

10. Western Cape Division of the High Court (Two vacancies)

Adv Diane Margaret Davis SC
Adv Deidré Susan Kusevitsky
Adv Frederick Siegfried Gustav Sievers SC
Adv Hayley Maud Slingers
Mr Daniel Mafeleu Thulare

In total, the JSC has therefore shortlisted 36 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 30 August 2019.

Issued by the Judicial Service Commission

Enq: Mr C P Fourie 082 881 1737