JSC SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES FOR JUDICIAL APPOINTMENT – OCTOBER 2023
On 18 May 2023 the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) published notices in the media calling for nominations of interested persons to fill vacancies in the following courts – Electoral Court, Gauteng, Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal Division of the High Court; Labour Court, Labour Appeal Court and Supreme Court of Appeal,
The closing date for submission of nominations was 19 June 2023.
The following candidates have been shortlisted to be interviewed in October 2023.
Following the Judicial Service Commission interviews for the Labour Appeal Court, the Commission has resolved to recommend the following candidates for appointment as Judges in the Court:
Following the JSC interviews for Judges of the Labour Court, the Commission has resolved to recommend the following candidates for appointment as Judges in the Court:
Following deliberations, the JSC has decided to appoint the following candidates for appointment to the KwaZulu-Natal High Court:
The JSC decided to leave the second vacancy open.
Judge Johannes Petrus Daffue
Judge Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane
Judge Anna Maleshane Kgoele
Judge Nelisa Phiwokazi Mali
Judge Mokgere Busisiwe Shareen Masipa
Judge Gloria Nozuko Mjali
Judge Zamani Mswazi Nhlangulela
Judge Mmathebe Violet Phatshoane
Judge Namhla Thina Yvonne Siwendu
Judge John Eldrid Smith
Judge David Unterhalter
While the JSC advertised five vacancies at the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA), one vacancy has been withdrawn and interviews will be conducted to fill only four vacancies at this stage.
Following the Judicial Service Commission interviews for the Supreme Court of Appeal, the Commission has resolved to recommend the following candidates for appointment:
The Judicial Service Commission has resolved not to fill the remaining vacancies
The shortlisted candidates will be interviewed during the week of 2 to 6 October 2023 and will be notified of the venue, date and time of the interviews in due course.
Law bodies and any persons who wish to comment on the suitability or otherwise of a shortlisted candidate should address their comments to the Secretariat of the Judicial Service Commission at MMondlane@judiciary.org.za and TPhaahlamohlaka@judiciary.org.za, Copied to: JSC@judiciary.org.za.
Comments in respect of each candidate must be submitted on a separate page in both pdf and word format, and must reach the Secretariat by no later than 1 September 2023. No comments received after 1 September 2023 will be considered.