Personal:  makgoka  

13 February 1968, Moletjie, Polokwane, Limpopo Province

Wife: Malesetja
Two children

 

Education:

Matric: Hwiti High School, Mankweng, Limpopo Province
B. Proc (1992) University of the North, Limpopo Province

 


Professional History:

Articles of Clerkship, Pretoria: 1992 - 1993
Practising Attorney, Pretoria: 1994 - 2007
Acting Judge: High Court, Transvaal Provincial Division: 2007
Judge: High Court Gauteng Division: 2009 to date
Acting Judge: Lesotho High Court Constitutional Division: April 2015
Acting Judge: Labour Appeal Court: June – November 2015
Acting Judge: Supreme Court of Appeal: June - November 2016
Acting Judge: Supreme Court of Appeal: November 2017

 

Publications, Awards, Honours and Other Activities:

Author of the following lecture notes for aspirant and newly appointed judges: Managing the unopposed motion court, 2014; National Credit Act: A Practical Approach, 2014; Managing the opposed motion court, 2016; Aspects of Constitutional Litigation, 2016 and Practical aspects on judgment writing, 2016
Certificate of Recognition by Law Society of the Northern Provinces for contribution to Judicial Skills Training for aspirant judges: August 2015
Certificate of Appreciation by Law Society of South Africa for contribution in the training of candidate attorneys and development of School for Legal Practice in South Africa: September 2015.
Member of the Disciplinary Committee: Law Society of the Northern Provinces: 2006 - 2007
Faculty Member and Lecturer, Black Lawyers Association-Legal Education Centre: 2010 to date
Guest Lecturer to pupils of Pretoria Society of Advocates on the National Credit Act:  2012 to date
Lecturer to aspirant judges: Law Society of the Northern Provinces: 2016 to date
Member of the Editorial Committee of South African Institute of Judicial Education Journal: 2016 to date
Member of the Research and Publications Committee of the Black Lawyers Association-Legal Education Centre: 2016 to date
Chairperson of Loreto School Parents Association, Queenswood, Pretoria: 2006 – 2008
Board Member, Loreto School, Queenswood, Pretoria: 2009 to date
Deputy Chancellor of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, Diocese of Pretoria: 2011- 2012
Chancellor of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, Diocese of Pretoria: 2012 to date
Patron of Gallery of Academic Leaders (GOAL), a Non Profit Company for empowerment of rural youth and leadership development: 2015 to date