Personal                                  Molefe Daisy Sekao AJA
26 October 1957, Phokeng, Rustenberg, North-West
Husband: Christopher Molefe
Two children


Matric: Moroka High School, Thaba Nchu
B Proc (1982) University of the North
LLB (1984) University of the North


Professional History 

Lecturer; University of the North West: 1984 – 1985

Candidate Attorney; Edward Nathan and Fredland Inc Attorneys: 1986 – 1987

Admitted Attorney; Transvaal High Court: 1987

Founding & Executive Director; Molefe-Dlepu Inc Attorneys: 1988 – 2013

Acting Judge; Free State High Court: 2012

Acting Judge; Gauteng High Court: 2012

Judge; Gauteng High Court: 2013

Acting Judge; Land Claims Court: 2017 - 2020

Acting Judge President; Land Claims: 2019

Acting Judge; Labour Appeal Court: 2021

Acting Judge; Supreme Court of Appeal: 1 June 2021 – 30 November 2021; 05 January 2022 - 31 March 2022; 1 June 2022 - 30 September 2022.

Judge; Supreme Court of Appeal: 1 December 2022


Other Activities 

Member; Law Society of the Northern Provinces

Member; Black Lawyers Association

Regional Director: Johannesburg Region; Lawyers for Human Rights: 1988 – 1992

Deputy Chairperson; Gauteng Development Appeal Tribunal: 2003 – 2009

Chairperson; Transnet Group Tender Board: 2004 – 2009

Chairperson; Transnet Housing Tender Board: 2004 – 2009

Lecturer; Law Society School of Law

Senior Examiner; Attorneys Admission Examination

Member (Disciplinary Committee); Law Society of Transvaal

Chairperson; Spoornet Commission of Enquiry (into the Fatal Incidents)

Chairperson; Eskom Corporate Formal Investigation Committees (investigating Occupational Health and Safety Act incidents and Department of Labour formal enquiries)

Mediator; Independent Mediation Service of South Africa (IMSSA)

Assessor; Criminal Courts

Chairperson; Appeal Committee of the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority


Courses Completed

Risk Management – International Risk Control Academy

Judicial Training Programme