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April 2021 interviews

Mr Mandla Petrus Nathan Mbongwe

Capacity: Attorney Gender: Male Ethnicity: African Further appointments: N/A Key judgments: (1) M v Road Accident Fund (21738/2014) [2015] ZAGPJHC 118 ; (2) S v Nzimande And Another (6548/2013) [2013] ZAGPJHC 175 ; (3) V v S (A230/2019) [2020] ZAGPPHC 681 (28 May 2020); (4) Kirsten Curtis Trust IT 318/91 and Others v Berkley Development [...]

Patrick Hasani Malungana 

Capacity: Attorney Gender: Male Ethnicity: African Further appointments: N/A Key judgments: (1) K v (Pty) Ltd v Serakwane A354/2018 [2019] ZAGPPHC 392 (16 August 2019); (2) O v Companies and Intellectual Property Commission of South Africa (54506/2019) [2020] ZAGPPHC 208 (14 May 2020); (3) S v Ndebele (A207/2016) [2018] ZAGPJHC 690 (26 June 2018); (4) IGS [...]

Mr Selwyn Hockey

Capacity: Attorney First admitted as advocate: 1991 Gender: Male Ethnicity: Coloured Date of Birth: 30 September 1962 Key judgments: Plaaslike Besorgde Inwoners (PBI) v George Municipality (7529/2020) [2020] ZAWCHC 102 (24 August 2020) MV Cape Providence v Nassua Maritime Holdings Designated Activity Company (AC5/2020) [2020] ZAWCHC 124 (11 September 2020) Bohnke NO v JW Blue [...]

Mr Matthew Francis

Capacity: Attorney First admitted as attorney: 1993 Gender: Male Ethnicity: Coloured Date of Birth: 20 November 1962 Key judgments: Smit v Minister of Justice and Correctional Services 2019(2) SACR 516 (WCC) Meyer v Trustees, Aurum Mykel Trust 2020(2) SA 557(WCC) Du Toit NO v Steinhoff International Holdings (Pty)Ltd [2020] 1 All SA 142 (WCC) S [...]

Ms Janine Snyders

Capacity: Attorney (admitted 2005) Further appointments: Notary (admitted 2008) and Conveyancer (admitted 2015) Gender: Female Ethnicity: Coloured Date of Birth: 8 November 1980 Key judgments: Shabalala v S (CA&R585/17)[2017]ZANCHC 69 (1 December 2017) Dippenaar v Minister of Correctional Services (596/2015)[2017] ZANCHC 44 (31 March 2017) Alpha Primary School v Head Of Department (1120/2017) [2018] ZANCHC [...]
Process and criteria: Issues to watch out for in the JSC’s April 2021 sitting

Process and criteria: Issues to watch out for in the JSC’s April 2021 sitting

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) begins a marathon sitting on Monday (12 April 2021). 88 candidates are scheduled to be interviewed over two weeks, to fill 31 vacancies on courts including the Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Appeal, the Labour Court and all of the divisions of the High Court. This is obviously a very […]

A Dodson

Capacity: Advocate Date appointed: Admitted as an advocate in 2001 (senior counsel 2011) First appointed as a judge: 1995 – 2000 (limited term, Land Claims Court) Gender:  Male Ethnicity: White Date of Birth: 11 July 1960 Key judgments: FNM v The Refugee Appeal Board (71738/2016) [2018] ZAGPPHC 532; [2018] 4 ALL SA 228 (GP); 2019 [...]