Black Lawyers Association questions Limpopo deputy judge president candidate

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- sowetanlive.co.za | a month ago

The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) has expressed its doubts over judge Thifhelimbilu Phanuel Mudau’s candidacy for the position of deputy judge president of the Limpopo division of the high court.

This was revealed by judicial services commissioner Sifiso Msomi, who formed part of the interview panel that interviewed Mudau for the post on Monday. Msomi said the BLA did not accept Mudau’s candidacy because he had been a judge for only four years, and pointed out that he may lack understanding of the existing challenges at the Limpopo high court.

“That anxiety should be put to rest for the reason that experience is a relative word,” Mudau replied.

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