Prof. Justine Limpitlaw
Visiting Adjunct Professor, LINK Centre
LINK Centre Visiting Adjunct Prof. Justine Limpitlaw -- BA LLB (Wits), LLM (Yale) -- is an independent communications law consultant who specialises in broadcasting, media, telecommunications, and space and satellite law. Her broadcasting-related experience includes work for a number of South Africa’s leading broadcasting and over-the-top (OTT) service providers -- commercial, public and community. Limpitlaw has extensive experience in broadcasting licensing processes, including digital terrestrial television (DTT) and satellite television service Limpitlaw is also an expert in drafting legislation, regulations and policies for broadcasting -- including codes of conduct for broadcasters and model broadcasting laws -- and has extensive experience in competition, local content, and independent television production matters.
Limpitlaw is the author of two two-volume books published by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, the Media Law Handbook for Southern Africa and the Media Law Handbook for Eastern Africa, all of which include extensive analysis of broadcasting and online regulatory environments. In addition to her lecturing at Wits, Limpitlaw has given lectures on various communications-law issues at a number of other universities, including the University of Pretoria, Rhodes, Columbia and Oxford. Limpitlaw is Convenor of the LINK Centre's Broadcasting and Digital Media Policy-Regulatory Trends Certificate Programme, and publishes the online Electronic Communications Law Digest.