Personal:      cachalia

26 June 1956, Edinburgh, Scotland
Wife: Leila Patel
Two children



Matric: William Hills High School, Benoni

BA University of the Witwatersrand
LLB University of the Witwatersrand
H Dip Tax Law University of the Witwatersrand


Professional History:

Acting Judge, Johannesburg High Court: January – September 2001 

Judge of the High Court: September 2001 – May 2005
Acting Judge, Supreme Court of Appeal: June 2005 – September 2006
Judge of Appeal, Supreme Court of Appeal: 2006 to 2021


Publications, Awards, Honours and Other Activities:

Founding Member of United Democratic Front (A Coalition of Anti-Apartheid Organisations):1983 

Awarded fellowships at Yale University: 1992 and New York University: 2005
Awarded Fellowship at the Legal Resources Centre: 1982