Born: 20 July 1959, Danhauser, KwaZulu-Natal

Spouse: Kalpana Seegobin

Children: Twin daughters



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, Supreme Court of Appeal: 01 December 2023 - 31 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)



The Advocate: M K Gandhi, The Lawyer

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