Personal:Windell AJA

11 December 1967, Lady Frere, Eastern Cape

Husband: Winton Windell

Three children



Matric: Witteberg High School Bethlehem

B Juris: (1988) North-West University

LLB:  (1993) University of South Africa


Professional History: 

Prosecutor: Magistrates’ Court, 1989 -1991

Prosecutor: Regional Court, 1991- 1993

Magistrate: 1993- 2013

Acting Judge: Gauteng Local Division: 2011 and 2013. 

Judge: Gauteng Local Division: 2013 -2022

Acting Judge: Supreme Court of Appeal: 1 June 2022 – 30 November 2022.

Acting Judge: Supreme Court of Appeal: 1 June 2023 – 30 September 2023.


Other Activities: 

Member:  International Association of Women Judges: SA Chapter.

Trainer of Aspirant Women Judges (2023)

Trainer of Aspirant Judges (2016-2019).

Trainer of Newly Appointed Judges (2013-2019)

Trainer of Newly Appointed Magistrates (2021)

Mentoring of Aspirant Judges (2013 to current)

Lecturer: School for Legal Practice of the Law Society of South Africa (North West): 2006 -2008

Facilitator for the Law, Race and Gender Research Unit, University of Cape Town 1999-2004.

Researcher in the field of “Delictual liability of teachers at the workplace” at the Education Faculty of the North-West University between 2005- 2007.