Rohan Isaacs IT Law - South Africa

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Norton Rose Fulbright
15 Alice Lane
Sandton Gauteng 2196
South Africa

Tel: +27 11 685 8871
Fax: +27 11 301 3200


Rohan is a technology lawyer based in Johannesburg.

He focusses on information technology, telecommunications and media, e-commerce and privacy.

He acts for a wide range of local and foreign clients, advising them on all aspects of information and communication technology, e-commerce, broadcasting and privacy. Rohan has been involved in a large number of information technology related transactions in the past ten years including multi-billion rand outsourcing and IT infrastructure projects for service providers to the Department of Labour, Department of Home Affairs and the South African Social Security Agency. He also has a great deal of experience in IT systems implementation projects, acting regularly for both customers and service providers. Rohan has done a great deal of work in the data protection and privacy spheres, with a varied local and international client base.

He obtained the degrees BA LLB in 1991 from the University of the Witwatersrand. He joined our Sandton office in 1992 and was admitted as an attorney in 1994. He was appointed as a director in January 1998. His initial career was in the field of professional indemnity, in commercial and insurance related litigation. In 2000 he moved to the Commercial Department to head up the information and communications technology division in the Sandton office.

IT Law Practice:

Our South African communications, media and technology team is recognised within the market for its strong presence in the sector; we act for a range of prominent clients including information technology, electronic commerce, financial services, media, telecommunications and other technology-based companies.

Advising on the most cutting edge developments in IT law, our team is at the forefront for technology-driven transactions and litigation. We provide detailed and tailored advice in media, technology and telecoms law and understand the intricacies of this ever converging industry. Working on numerous domestic and cross-border deals, we provide commercially minded and practical advice to our clients across South Africa, also working closely with our teams throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Canada, Africa and the Middle East.

Norton Rose Fulbright:

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP and Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc are separate legal entities and all of them are members of Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein. Norton Rose Fulbright Verein helps coordinate the activities of the members but does not itself provide legal services to clients.

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