Mr TM Masutha
Mr J Jeffery
Office of the Director-General
Mr Vusi Madonsela
Tel: 012 406 4718
Fax: 012 406 4703
Office of the Chief Operations Officer (Acting COO)
Ms Louraine Rossouw, CFO
Office of the Chief State Law Adviser
CSLA: Ms A Johaar
Purpose: To provide legal advisory services to other organs of state including Parliament.
DDG: Ms K Pillay
Purpose: To establishe efficient legislative and constitutional development in South Africa.
Chief Master: Mrs T Bezuidenhout (Acting)
Purpose: To direct the operations of the Masters of the High Court.
CLO: Ms O Phahlane (Acting)
Purpose: To provide reliable, cost–effective and efficient litigation advice and representation to State and its organs.
DDG: Adv JB Skosana
Purpose: To facilitate the adjudication of criminal, civil and family disputes through the provision of accessible, efficient and quality administrative support to the courts and management of facilities.
DDG: Ms Gabriella La Foy
Purpose: To entrench constitutional democracy, its values and governance in the country on behalf of the state and Government.
List of previous Ministers, Deputy Ministers and Director-Generals (since 1994)
Adv Tshililo Michael Masutha (25 May 2014 - to date)
Mr Jeffrey Thamsanqa Radebe (11 May 2009 - 28 April 2014)
Mr Mohamed Enver Surty (25 Sep 2008-10 May 2009)
Ms Brigitte Mabandla (29 Apr 2004-24 Sep 2008)
Dr Penuell Maduna (17 Jun 1999- 27 Apr 2004)
Dr Dullah Omar (Apr 1994- Jun 1999)
Mr John H Jeffery (9 Jul 2013 - to date)
Mr Andries C Nel (11 May 2009 - 8 Jul 2013)
Adv Johhny H de Lange (29 Apr 2004 - 10 May 2009)
Ms Cherly E Gillwald (17 Jun 1999 - 28 Apr 2004)
Ms Sheila M Camerer (Mar 1996 - May 1999)
Mr Chirs Fismer (May 1994- Mar 1996)
Mr Vusi Madonsela (01 May 2016 - to date)
Ms Nonkululeko Sindane (02 Jan 2010- 29 Apr 2016)
Adv Menzi Simelane (Jun 2005 - Sep 2009)
Adv Vusi Pikoli (1999- Jun 2005)
Adv Jasper Noeth (1989 - 1999)