Judge Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane: Wiki, Bio,Career, Husband, Family

Judge Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane: Wiki, Bio, Age, Career, Husband, Family, and details: Judge Fayeeza is a judge from South Africa. She has held for a clerk for Justice Yvonne Mokgoro. Fayeeza became the first person ever to reach the position of judge in the judiciary after being a clerk for a judge in the judiciary. This is regarded as her life’s biggest achievement. She is one of seven female researchers appointed at the inception of the Constitutional Court in 1995. When appointed to the Gauteng Bench in 2010, she became the first person from the Constitutional Court’s law researcher program to be appointed to the judiciary. It would be a landmark moment if she were to be the first member of that Constitutional Court cohort of clerks to be appointed to the country’s apex court.


Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane Life and Education

The judge has not disclosed her exact age to the people as of yet. But as per her appearance and looks she seems to be in the age group 55-60 years. Moreover, the judge might not have a typical Indian name but she is of true Indian origin.

She obtained a BA and LLB from the then-University of Natal in 1991 and an LLM from Georgetown University in the United States in 1993. After which, her career has seen her work as in-house counsel at the Legal Resource Centre’s Constitutional Litigation Unit, an advocate at the Johannesburg Bar (1997-2006), and as a lecturer at the University of the Western Cape and the University of Maryland Law School in the United States.

Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane Career

Kathree-Setiloane acted at the Constitutional Court from July to December 2017. That stint dominated her unsuccessful interview for appointment to the Constitutional Court in 2019 when it emerged that a compliant had been lodged against her by her law clerks, including the daughter of current Supreme Court of Appeal president Mandisa Maya. The matter was eventually “resolved” by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo and Kathree-Setiloane said during the 2019 interview that Zondo had told her the charges were so ridiculous that “even her mother will give her a good scold about it”.

Kathree has written numerous articles including Moseneke and Economic Justice which was inspired by aspects of former deputy chief-justice Dikgang Moseneke’s autobiography, My Own Liberator, and Constitutional Court judgments including Sebola and Nkata  Ch; Rich Man, Poor Man: it shouldnt really matter, costs awards in constitutional litigation; Public Interest Law: Its Continuing Role in South Africa and Have our Efforts Paid Off? A critique of the New Constitution from a Feminist Perspective. She has acted at the Supreme Court of Appeal, the Labour Appeal Court and the Competition Appeal Court.

She is currently a board member of the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation and the Institute of Directors Southern Africa.

Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane Personal Life

Fayeeza has not revealed anything about her private life. It is not certain if she is married or not and it is tough to assume.


Here is the full bio of Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane, her age, gender, profession, career, trials, proceedings, family, education, law, high school, college, university, and details.

Full NameFayeeza Kathree-Setiloane
NationalitySouth Africa
EducationUniversity of Natal
Age55-65 Years

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