Kirsten Whitworth

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Senior Associate

Location: Johannesburg

Tel: +27 11 535 8229

Fax: +27 11 535 8729

Email: kwhitworth@werksmans.com

ABOUT

Senior Associate Kirsten Whitworth advises in the Africa and Media & Communications practice areas. She specialises in media and communications law; broadcasting law; administrative and regulatory law; and competition law within the media and communications industry. Kirsten holds an MA – Translation, and LLB (with distinction), a Certificate in Advanced Administrative Law (with distinction); and a Certificate in Access to Information and Privacy Law, all from the University of the Witwatersrand. Kirsten also holds a Certificate: Advanced Course on Justiciability of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights from the Åbo Akademi University Institute for Human Rights, in Sweden.

  • Media, Communications & Technology
  • Media & Communications law
  • Broadcasting law
  • Administrative and regulatory law
  • Africa
  • Competition law (within the media and communications industry)
  • Licensing and regulatory issues in broadcasting 
  • Competition law within the media and communications sector in particular
  • BA (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg)
  • MA (Translation) (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg)
  • LLB (with distinction) (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg)
  • Certificate in Advanced Administrative Law (with distinction) (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg)
  • Certificate in Access to Information and Privacy Law (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg)
  • 2014: Associate, Werksmans
  • 2016: Senior Associate, Werksmans