Information & Communications Technology Law

The IT and communication law is a rapidly evolving field.

The law relating to information technology and communication is relatively new and is in a state of development. Information, Communication and technology is the application of computers and telecommunications equipment to store, retrieve, transmit and manipulate data, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.

Information and Communications Technology Law, commonly known as ICT Law or IT Law, includes:

  • Information otherwise known as data in electronic format
  • Electronic communications via voice, telecommunications, and broadcasting
  • Information technology (IT) – including software, hardware and electronics
  • Hosting, co-location and access
  • Master Service Agreements and other specialist agreements
  • Communications Policies
  • Technology outsourcing
  • Website terms and conditions
  • Subscriber terms and conditions
  • Acceptable Use Policies
  • Regulatory compliance

ICT Law includes contentious and non-contentious matters as well as also civil and criminal matters. It comprises of various branches of the Law such as contracts, intellectual property, Protection of Personal Information (POPI), telecommunications, Consumer protection, International laws and standards to name a few.

We learn from our clients’ specific industries and through our loyal client base in the ICT business we have developed extensive skills and knowledge in this fast evolving arena based on a clear understanding of the trade.