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JSC Candidates

Shortlisted candidates for judicial positions

On 14 July 2016 the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) published notices in the media calling for nominations of interested persons to fill 19 vacancies in the various superior courts including the Constitutional Court. The closing date for the submission of nominations was set for 05 August 2016. On 27 August 2016, the JSC met and compiled a short list of candidates to be interviewed at its sitting to be held in Cape Town on 03 – 07 October 2016 as follows:

Click here to view the full schedule.

These interviews were cancelled due to the withdrawal of Judge Bosielo. Read more here.

Judge L O Bosielo – click here to read profile and interview synopsis and watch video
Judge N J Kollapen – click here to read profile
Judge S A Majiedt – click here to read profile
Judge M J D Wallis – click here to read profile

Judge C Lamont – click here to read interview synopsis and watch video
Judge W L Wepener – click here to read interview synopsis and watch video

Results: Both Judge C Lamont and Judge W L Wepener were nominated.

Judge K J Moloi – (withdrew)
Judge C J Musi – click here to watch interview video

Results: Judge C J Musi was nominated.

Prof K Govender – click here to read interview synopsis and watch video
Adv F M Moola SC – click here to read interview synopsis and watch video
Ms S Maphumulo – (Withdrew)
Adv I L Topping SC – click here to read interview synopsis and watch video

Results: No one was selected to fill this position.

In total, the JSC has therefore shortlisted 40 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 TRamonyai@judiciary.org.za. Comments must reach the Secretariat by no later than 23 September 2016.

(*Due to the disruptions at the University of Cape Town campus we have not been able to complete our research on all of the candidates for this round. Further details of the candidates will be added as they become available.)