Job Title

Telecoms, Media and Technology Lawyer

South Africa, Gauteng
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Area: South Africa, Gauteng
Sector: Legal
Posted: 14 May 2024

Job Details

  • Large, complex technology sourcing, including information technology and telecommunications outsourcing projects and IT procurement mandates
  • Data and information privacy and protection, and cross-border data transfers (big) data, data commercialisation and data philanthropy complex software acquisition, implementation, integration, development and ownership transactions
  • Technology contracting, transactions and governance 
  • New and emerging technologies, including Blockchain, Fintech, drones, 3D printing, Internet of things (IoT), cryptocurrency, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics
  • Cloud-computing strategies and transactions digitisation e-commerce, including website health checks and legislative compliance
  • Telecommunications M&A, corporate, commercial and regulatory advice, including Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) related matters




  • IT contracts, including service level agreements and the development of terms and conditions
  • Technology sale, support, licensing, procurement, project management and governance 
  • Business process and ICT outsourcing 
  • Data protection, use, transfer and commercialisation 
  • Consumer-oriented online and mobile technology and services 
  • Service provider-orientated transactions, including teaming and subcontractor arrangements, marketing and distribution transactions, and resource procurement 
  • E-business, m-business, m-banking and e-government related transactions and services 
  • Drafting the full range of technology agreements (for both service providers and customers) 
  • Cloud computing, including development of cloud computing strategy and advising on cloud-based services and technologies 
  • M&A, reorganisations and joint ventures in the IT sector media
  • Media-related contracts, including digital content-related contracts
  • Broadcasting and publishing regulation 
  • Digital and traditional content regulation, transactions and commercialisation 
  • Digital and traditional advertising and promotions regulation and transactions 
  • Content development, acquisition, assignment, delivery and licensing 
  • Event management and operation infrastructure 
  • Film production-related matters
  • Sponsorship agreements 
  • M&A, reorganisations and joint ventures in the media sector




  • Telecommunications-related contracts, including data, and mobile and fixed line telephony-related contracts
  • Telecommunications regulations and policy on matters such as operational compliance, licensing, VoIP services, anti-competitive practices, consumer protection, and privacy 
  • Regulatory and licensing advisory work on behalf of operators and service providers, including licence applications, amendments and transfers 
  • Commercial transactions, consumer agreements and arrangements on behalf of service providers, equipment manufacturers, apparatus providers, financial institutions and other entities 
  • Advising organisations engaged in provisioning telecommunications infrastructure 
  • Advising service providers and other organisations engaged in the mobile, internet and satellite sectors 
  • Guidance on telecommunications management, converged communications services, networking integration, and strategic initiatives and growth strategies 
  • M&A, re-organisations and joint ventures in the telecommunications sector