Prof. Sizwe Snail Ka Mtuze is the Senior Partner at Snail Attorneys @ Law.
Sizwe Lindelo Snail ka Mtuze holds a Baccalareus Legum (LLB) from the University of Pretoria with Tax Law and Cyber-Law electives also an (LLM) from the University of South Africa (UNISA). He is currently registered with the University of Fort Hare for an (LLD). Prof Snail Ka Mtuze has recently been appointed as Adjunct Professor in the Mercantile Law Department of Nelson Mandela University (NMU) Law Faculty.
Sizwe Snail ka Mtuze is also a member of South African Information Regulator (SAIR) and member of Films and Publication Appeal Board (FPAB) since 2016 and 2017 respectively.
He is also an Adjunct Research Fellow at the University of Fort hare (UFH) since 2015 and Lecturer in Cyberlaw / IT Law (LLB and LLM levels). Sizwe is also a regular external examiner for Cyber Law / IT Law for LLB and LLM students. He is still the International Co-ordinator of the African Centre for Cyberlaw and Crime Prevention (ACCP) based in Kampala, Uganda.
He is also co-editor and author of the 3rd Edition of Cyberlaw @ SA 3. He is also currently involved in the writing of 4th Edition Cyberlaw @ SA 4 to be released in 2021. He is the author of various articles on Cyberlaw in accredited and non-accredited journals both locally and internationally and has given ad hoc lectures for the Law Society South Africa (LSSA), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), University of Johannesburg (UJ),University of Witwatersrand (WITS), University of Fort Hare (UFH) and University of Pretoria (UP).He regularly comments on Cyberlaw / IT Law matters in in various South African journals, newspapers, television and radio talk shows.
He also presents papers and attends both local and international conferences (South America, North America, Europe and Asia) on Cyberlaw / IT Law matters. He also delivers in-house corporate lectures and presentation and regularly gives opinions to both the private and government sectors. He has a diverse client base of various private companies and government institutions both in South Africa and in Central, West and East Africa and Europe.
Sizwe Snail Ka Mtuze was a member on the ICT REVIEW Panel of the Department of Telecommunications & Postal Services (DTPS), serving as a Chair of the E-commerce Committee (Digital Society as renamed) within the Panel sub-committees (2014 – 2015). Sizwe Snail Ka Mtuze also served on the National Cyber Security advisory Counsel of the DPTS. (2015 – 2017).
He also served as Chairperson of the LSSA & previously served as Deputy Chair for the LSSA, E-Law Committee (2013 – 2020 ). Sizwe Snail ka Mtuze is a ZADNA Mediator for Domain Name Disputes (2018 – 2019) & is also a Trainee Adjudicator of the SAIIPL, Domain Disputes and is also the co-
founding member of the Annual Cyberlaw Conference and the Annual Lex – Informatica (2008 – to date). Snail ka Mtuze is a WASPA Adjudicator (2008- to date).
Prof Snail ka Mtuze is a Member of the CyberBRICS Advisory Board and an Examiner for the Legal Practice Council (LPC) for the Attorneys Admission Examiner (2020 – to date).
Uchenna Jerome Orji (Senior Consultant)
Uchenna holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Honours Degree from the University of Nigeria and a Masters of Laws (LL.M) Degree with Distinctions from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and a research specialization in Information Communications Technology Law. He is currently a Doctoral degree candidate with specialization in telecommunications law and is also qualified to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Uchenna is also a Research Associate at the African Center for Cyber Law and Cybercrime Prevention (ACCP) of the United Nations, African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, Kampala, Uganda (http://www.cybercrime-fr.org/index.pl/the_center_in_brief) and has consulted for both local and international organizations on the legal and policy aspects of cyber security and ICT regulation. He also holds a national award for the best overall essay in the Fourth Edition of the Nigerian Ships and Ports Annual National Essay Competition in 2010.
Paballo Mokake is a young and innovative black woman who is currently heading up the Events and Marketing at Lex-Informatica. She has previous experience in the telecom sector at Telkom SA, where she held the position of a team leader in the Sales and Marketing Department.
She is currently enrolled at UNISA for a Bcompt degree in Accounting Sciences.
He is the author of: Cybersecurity Law and Regulation (Wolf Legal Publishers: The Netherlands, 2012, http://www.wolfpublishers.com/book.php?id=835) – a 678 paged text book that examines the legal and regulatory aspects of cybersecurity as well as major multilateral responses to promote global cybersecurity. The text also covers regulatory responses to cybersecurity in 29 jurisdictions. These jurisdictions include: Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Mauritius, Morocco, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Russia, Senegal, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, the United Kingdom, theUnited States and Zambia. Uchenna has also published numerous articles on the legal and policy aspects of Information Communications Technology in leading peer reviewed international journals including: the Computer and Telecommunications Law Review, the Journal of Computer, Media and Telecommunications Law, the Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, the International Company and Commercial Law Review, Law, the Business Law Review and the Proceedings of the Eastwest Institute Cybersecurity Summit (2012). He also has a chapter contribution on Cybersecurity in the International Computer and Contracts Law (Sweet & Maxwell) edited by MT Michele Rennie (forthcoming). In addition, he has research interests in other fields of law such as environmental law, development law, banking law, money laundering law, sabotage law and counter terrorism policy and has also published several articles in these fields in leading international journals.