Tebogo Sibidla

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Location: Johannesburg

Tel: +27 11 535 8278

Fax: +27 11 535 8278

Email: tsibidla@werksmans.com


Tebogo Sibidla is a Director in the Media, Communications & Technology as well as the Data Privacy practice areas, specialising in media and communications regulatory and competition law. This includes licensing and regulation of audio and audiovisual broadcasting services; broadcasting signal distribution; lotteries and gambling law (including interactive gambling); data protection and privacy; and electronic communications and transactions. Tebogo also advises in respect of document retention, interception and monitoring; litigation and dispute resolution; consumer protection; promotional competitions; and administrative and constitutional law. She holds an LLB, a Certificate in Advanced Broadcasting Law and a Certificate in Competition Law, all from the University of the Witwatersrand.

  • Data Protection and Privacy
  • Media, Communications & Technology
  • Media and communications regulatory and competition law, including –
  • Licensing and regulation of audio and audiovisual broadcasting services
  • Broadcasting signal distribution
  • Lotteries and gambling law, including interactive gambling
  • Data protection and privacy
  • Electronic communications and transactions
  • Document retention
  • Interception and monitoring
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Consumer protection
  • Promotional competitions
  • Administrative and constitutional law


  • Administrative and regulatory law
  • Broadcasting (especially broadcasting, broadcasting signal distribution)
  • Telecommunications law
  • Regulatory issues
  • Gaming law (including interactive gambling)
  • Consumer Protection Act
  • Media and communications regulatory law in South Africa, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Zambia, Ghana, Mauritius, Rwanda, Swaziland
  • LLB (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Certificate in Advanced Broadcasting Law (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Certificate in Competition Law (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • 2011: Director, Werksmans


  • Co-author: Email Marketing Consent and Disclosures (South Africa), Thomson Reuters, 2021
  • Co-author: Email Marketing Compliance: South Africa, Thomson Reuters, 2021
  • Named as a leading lawyer in Data Privacy and Protection by the International Who's Who Legal (2018, 2020).
  • Recognised as a world leading data practitioner in Telecoms & Media by Who's Who Legal: Data 2019-2020).