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Personal details

Mahube Molemela (born Eister) was born in Bloemfontein

Education

She matriculated at Albert Moroka High School in Thaba Nchu in 1981.
She obtained her tertiary education at various institutions where she obtained the following degrees and diplomas:
B.A. (University of Fort Hare)
B Proc (University of Fort Hare
LL B (University of the Free State)
LL M (in Mercantile Law (Labour Law & Human Rights),(University of the Free State).
Awarded Diplomas and Certificates :

Advanced Diploma in Labour Law (RAU) (now known as the University of Johannesburg)
Certificate in Human Rights (Danish Centre for Human Rights, Denmark) (attendance)
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management (Buckinghamshire University in association with MANCOSA)
Certificate in Advanced Military Law (Thaba Tshwane College) and
Certificate in Socio Economic Rights (University of Pretoria) (attendance).

Professional history

Prosecutor at Thaba Nchu Magistrate’s Court (1987)
Served her articles of clerkship at the firm E G Cooper & Sons and the firm Peete Jake Moloi Attorneys
Admitted as an attorney (1993)
Conveyancer and a Notary (1996)
Part-time lecturer at the University of the Free State for a period of two years
Councillor of the Law Society of the Free State
Commissioner at the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA)
Arbitrator for various Dispute Resolution organizations.
Member of the Board Of Control of the Law Society of South Africa’s School for Legal Practice, Free State
Examiner for the Conveyancing examinations under the auspices of the Law Society of the Free State
Observer Member of the Board of Control of the Attorneys Fidelity Fund
Trustee of the Black Lawyers Association’s Legal Education Centre (BLA LEC)
Chairman of Centlec as well as a provincial board member of ABSA Bank
Council member of the Central University of Technology (CUT) and is a member of its Audit and Risk Committee.


Judicial positions

Military Judge during 2004
Acting Judge of the Free State High Court on an ad hoc basis from October 2005
Acting Judge at the Gauteng High Court
Judge Free State Division of the High Court (July 2008)
Judge President Free State Division of the High Court (01 January 2015)
Judge of the Labour Appeal Court
Acting Judge of the Competition Appeal Court
acting Justice of the Constitutional Court (2015)

Attorneys’ Firms attached to as a director

M B Molemela Attorneys
Kubushi-Molemela Attorneys
Claude Reid Inc and Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes Inc in Johannesburg