David Luyt

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David Luyt2019-12-19T13:14:55+02:00
David Luyt
David LuytAssociate

An overview

David believes that less is more when it comes to the law. He works as an information lawyer because he enjoys simplifying complex ideas into practical insights. He facilitates interactive workshops, drafts beautiful documents, and writes succinct opinions so that corporates, SMEs, and entrepreneurs alike can use the law in an accessible and meaningful way to accelerate their business.

  • University of Cape Town – Bachelor of Arts (Law and English), 2006-2008
  • University of Cape Town – Bachelor of Laws, 2009-2010
  • Attorney of the High Court of South Africa (Cape Provincial Division)
  • Member, Law Society of the Cape of Good Hope

David is an information lawyer and a privacy professional, electronic signature expert, and online business aficionado. David especially focuses on:

  • Data protection law compliance (with a special interest in consent, responsibility assessments, and processor relationships)
  • Information security law compliance
  • Practically using Electronic Signatures and the law
  • Drafting and negotiating IT contracts

He provides his clients with:

  • Presentations – to give them practical information about the law that relates to them;
  • Customised commercial contracts – to stop problems before they happen;
  • Website terms – to help online stores and platforms run effectively;
  • Written opinions – to advise clients on the risks associated with their business and how to manage them;

He is knowledgeable about how the law applies to data privacy, information security, electronic signatures, websites, and software development and licencing.

David joined Michalsons in 2011.

David also acts, does improvised theatre, and MCs events in his spare time.