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Dario Milo

Dario Milo is a partner in the Dispute Resolution Practice at Webber Wentzel, where he leads a team on communications and information law. Dario obtained BComm, LLB and LLM degrees in Company Law and Constitutional Law from the University of the Witwatersrand. After working as an associate in the Media Law Department, Dario studied for an LLM degree in Communications Law at University College London. Thereafter, he received a PhD at University College London. His thesis examined privacy, reputation and freedom of the media in the context of the law of defamation and privacy, focusing on South African, English and US law.

Dario is also qualified as a solicitor of the High Court of England and Wales, and taught Media and Entertainment Law at University College London and BPP Professional Education plc. Dario teaches media law, access to information law, and privacy law at the University of the Witwatersrand, where he is a visiting associate professor. He is the author of Defamation and Freedom of Speech, and co-author of the forthcoming book, A Practical Guide to Media Law. Dario and his team had been commissioned to write a guide on the Protection of Personal Information Bill when it became law.