South Africa: Shortlisted Candidates for Judicial Positions


On 20 January 2015, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) published notices in the media calling for nominations of interested persons to fill five vacancies in the various superior courts. The closing date for submission of nominations was set for 13 February 2015.  On 04 March 2015, the JSC met and compiled a short list of candidates to be interviewed at its sitting to be held in Cape Town on 13-17 April 2015 as follows:

Supreme Court of Appeal (Two Vacancies)

Judge N Dambuza

Judge T R Gorven

Judge R S Mathopo

Judge P A Meyer

Judge D Van Zyl

Eastern Cape Division of the High Court (Bhisho and Grahamstown) Two Vacancies)

Adv G H Bloem SC

Adv R W N Brooks

Mr T Malusi

Mr P L C Maseti

Adv S M Mbenenge SC

Adv N C D Msizi

KwaZulu-Natal Division of the High Court (Judge President) (One vacancy)

Deputy Judge President A N Jappie

Land Claims Court  (Judge President) (One vacancy)

Judge K E Matojane

Acting Judge President Y S Meer

Limpopo Division of the High Court (Judge President) (One Vacancy)

Judge M F Legodi

Judge E M Makgoba

In total, the JSC has therefore shortlisted 16 candidates.  The shortlisted candidates will be notified of the date, time and venue of the interviews in due course.

Issued by the Judicial Service Commission

Enq: Adv D Ntsebeza SC 0824672490 and Mr C P Fourie 0828811737

05 March 2015