Lucien Pierce deals with contentious and non-contentious aspects of commercial law. He focuses on the regulatory aspects of telecommunications, media and technology. Pierce has overseen matters in the High Court of South Africa and has represented clients before regulatory bodies such as the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa. Pierce sits on the Disciplinary Committee of South Africa’s Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors. His experience includes; advising clients on the sale and acquisition of software and systems for both the broadcasting and telecommunications industries. He has advised corporate clients and state owned entities on tender and procurement procedures and service levels regarding television productions, information technology infrastructure and satellite technology.
Specialties: information technology outsourcing and e-commerce; telecommunications and broadcasting regulatory law; legal aspects of information security, including data protection and privacy; intellectual property issues relating to broadcasting, databases and software; and corporate governance.