Personal

Born: 20 July 1959, Danhauser, KwaZulu-Natal

Spouse: Kalpana Seegobin

Children: Twin daughters

 

Education

Matriculated at St Oswald High School, Newcastle (1977)

Obtained BA (Law) from the University of Durban Westville (1980)

LLB, University of Durban Westville (1983)

Certificate in Constitutional Litigation, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg  

Higher Diploma in Tax, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg

 

Professional History:

Served pupillage, Pietermaritzburg Bar: May- November (1984)

Admitted as an Advocate: August (1984)

Commenced practice as an Advocate: December (1984)

Conferred with SILK: (2007)

Acting Judge of the High Court for various periods: (2000-2010)

Judge of the High Court, KwaZulu-Natal: January (2011)

Acting Judge of The Supreme Court of Appeal: December (2023) - May (2024)

 

Other Activities:

Member of the Society of Advocates (1984 – 2010)

Chairperson of the Pietermaritzburg Bar (2010)

Member of the National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL)

Member of Advocates for Transformation (AFT)

 

Publications

The Advocate: M K Gandhi, The Lawyer

The Advocate: Restoring The Dignity Of Our Courts, The Duties Of Legal Practitioners