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18 February 1959
Husband: Widow
Two children


Matric: Edenvale High School
B Proc (1983) University of Pretoria
LLB (1991) University of South Africa
LLM (1995) University of Pretoria

Course on Law Race and Gender (1995) University of Western Cape

Certificate in Trial Advocay (1996) University of Emory, Atlanta, Georgia

Certificate in divorce mediation (1994) IT Cohen

Registered SASSETA assessor and facilitator (2004) South African Qualifications Authority

Aspirant Woman Judges Programme (2008)

Justiciability of Socio-Economic Rights in Africa Certificate

Advanced Human Rights Course Certificate (2013) University of Pretoria

Trained and qualified for Equality Courts of South Africa (2013)


Professional History 

Administrator of Estates:  1982-1983:  Santam Trust
Prosecutor, Magistrate and Regional Courts and Senior Prosecutor Department of Justice:  1983-1984 and 1988-1989

Magistrate:  Criminal and Civil Courts, Department of Justice:  1984-1987 and 1990-1994

Lecturer:  Magistrates Justice College, Department of Justice:  1994-1998

Practicing Advocate (admitted 1991):  1998-2008

Acting Judge, Gauteng Division and Gauteng Local Division:  8 May 2008

Judge of the Gauteng Division and Gauteng Local Division:  11 November 2009

Acting Judge, Constitutional Court of Lesotho

Acting Judge, Supreme Court of Appeal:  2016

Acting Judge, Land Claims Court:  2018 and 2021

Acting Judge, Supreme Court of Appeal: 1 April 2021 - 30 September 2021

Publications, Awards, Honours and Other Activities: 
Chairperson of Veterinary Council of South Africa

Appeals Authority of South African Police Services:  1998-2002

Panel Member on SSSBC, PSBC and GPSSBC

Part-time Instructor and Assessor, Law Society of South Africa:  1996-2008