Lisa Emma-Iwuoha

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Lisa Emma-Iwuoha
Lisa Emma-IwuohaAssociate

An overview

Lisa Emma-Iwuoha has always loved technology from a young age. Since she was first introduced to a computer, she was always fascinated by the way it works, what it could do and most importantly, how it could be used to help people. As a practising ICT attorney, this intersection between law and technology has helped her achieve her goal of using technology to help clients practically and effectively attain what they need. 

University of Cape Town – Bachelor of Laws, 2009-2012

School for Legal Practice – January 2014 – June 2014

  • The law relating to information, communication and technology (ICT)
  • Cybersecurity and cybercrime
  • Privacy and data protection (POPIA and GDPR)
  • Data protection principles around the world
  • Facilitating workshops and webinars on various data protection issues.
  • Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA)
  • Key legal aspects related to IT Governance, Risk and Compliance (IT GRC)
  • Robot law
  • RPAS, UAVs (drones)
  • The memorandum of incorporation and shareholders agreements – the things that regulate companies and the administration of companies
In her free time Lisa enjoys sports, discovering new tech, travel, food and learning new languages.

Lisa enjoys helping organisations know exactly what the law requires them to do. She likes helping them understand that legal requirements are not burdens or extra paperwork: understanding your legal requirements can have a positive effect on the organisation.

Lisa has participated in various speaking engagements such as presenting on various topics at IT conferences and panels. She also facilitates workshops and webinars on her focus areas.

Lisa is currently providing various practical ICT legal services including:

  • Helping organisations comply with their obligations relating to information, communication and technology (ICT)
  • Assisting in the drafting process for the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill, particularly focusing on the impact the bill has on Electronic Communications and Service Providers (ECSPs) and financial institutions, and Critical Information Infrastructures (CIIs).
  • Helping organisations understand the impact the Cyber Bill has on them.
  • Helping various organisations comply with POPIA.
  • Investigating how POPIA interacts with other laws including foreign privacy laws.
  • Investigating the various overlaps regarding data protection laws around the world.
  • Helping organisations comply with PAIA and their access to information obligations.
  • Drafting PAIA manuals for organisations that require them.
  • Drafting and reviewing agreements, policies, checklists, templates, guides, reports, action plans, lists, registers, frameworks, letters, briefings, and opinions.
  • Running workshops and participating in various speaking events.
  • Researching various ICT legal issues.
  • Advising drone operators on compliance with the drone regulations.
  • Drafting MOIs and Shareholder Agreements.
  • Dealing with issues in the emerging area of robot law.