Candidate judge withdraws application after ‘inappropriate kiss’ ...


Candidate judge withdraws application after ‘inappropriate kiss’ allegation

But Brad Wanless has reduced the incident to a witch-hunt by a male colleague with an ‘axe to grind’


One of the candidates in the running for a judge’s position in the Gauteng high court division on Tuesday withdrew his application after allegations he acted inappropriately towards a female attorney.

Adv Brad Wanless had had a smooth interview, but begrudgingly withdrew his application after the allegations were thrust into the spotlight before the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), where he was being interviewed.

The complaint was taken to the Johannesburg Society of Advocates after his candidacy was announced several weeks ago...

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