A Wits graduate, Emma is an attorney by profession and read for a LLM at the LSE after completing her articles at Webber Wentzel. She resumed work in media litigation at Webbers for two years on returning from London and branched-out on her own in April 2013. Based in Johannesburg, she is a media law consultant and speaker with expertise in print and electronic media law with a special interest in social media law. Emma works with students at schools and universities on the responsible use of social media and is a frequent guest on radio and television. Together with Tamsyn de Beer, Emma has authored a book ‘Don’t Film Yourself Having Sex and Other Legal Advice for the Age of Social Media’, a user-friendly codification of laws on many topics: defamation, privacy, intellectual property, harassment, cyber-bullying, sexting and the responsibilities of employees and employers in the online environment.
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