ABOUT THE SPEAKER
> Lucien Pierce, founder and director of Phukubje Pierce Masithela Attorneys (PPM attorneys).
PPM attorneys is a boutique commercial law firm focusing on commercial, regulatory and compliance aspects of ICT and information security and data protection. Lucien has been involved in media and technology law for 20 years. In his current position, he is responsible for representing clients on the commercial, regulatory and compliance aspects of information and communication technology, information security and data protection law. Prior to joining PPM Attorneys, Lucien worked at Webber Wentzel, where he was responsible for advising clients on telecommunications, data protection and privacy law issues. Before that, he worked at the London law firm Bird & Bird and global telecommunications company Cable & Wireless. Lucien sits on the Disciplinary Committee of South Africa’s Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors, is a Board member of the International Social Media Association, and is a member of the Law Society of South Africa’s DIGITAL LEADers advisory group. Lucien earned B.Com and LLB degrees from University of Durban-Westville, and an LLM in IT and Telecommunications from University of Strathclyde in Scotland. He is admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa.