The Legal Considerations of AI in South Africa

Date: Feb 23, 2024 - Feb 23, 2024

CPD hours: 2 Hours

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Nicolene Schoeman-Louw

AI in the modern world is at the forefront of technological innovation, transforming industries and reshaping societal landscapes.


Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming industries and reshaping societal landscapes with never-imagined technological innovations.

The deployment and utilisation of AI technologies however brings important multifaceted legal aspects that need careful consideration within the South African jurisdiction. The aim of this webinar is to offer an insightful exploration into how existing legal frameworks will adapt to keep pace with the rapid advancements in AI, and highlight the regulatory challenges and opportunities that will lie ahead. The webinar will not only shed light on the legal intricacies but will also provide a platform for vibrant discussions on the ethical dimensions and societal implications of AI adoption in South Africa.

Join Nicolene Schoeman-Louw on 23 February 2024 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for an engaging and exploratory discussion on AI.

 Learning objectives 

  Attending this webinar will equip you with the following skills:  

  • Knowledge of current advancements in AI technologies and their uses in South Africa.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the current legal landscape as far as AI is concerned.
  • Explore the legal challenges associated with the technology within the current regulatory landscape.
  • Understand and be able to address matters related to liability and accountability in the use of AI.
  • Develop the skills to align existing regulations with the specific requirements and characteristics of the technology.


  The webinar will cover the following topics:  

  • Debunking myths about AI 

  • Legal and ethical considerations 

  • Leveraging AI for your benefit 

 About the presenter 

Nicolene  Schoeman-Louw  

Nicolene  Schoeman-Louw is the Founder and Managing Director of Schoeman Law Inc in Cape Town, South Africa. She is an admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa, Conveyancer, Notary Public and Mediator with a passion for assisting entrepreneurs to reach their most ambitious goals.  

Nicolene holds an LLB degree cum laude, LLM from the University of the Free State and a postgraduate diploma in financial planning (CFP) from the University of Stellenbosch. She lectured at the University of the Free State during her studies, presently guest-lectures at Stellenbosch Business School. She also presents seminars and workshops on a wide range of legal topics for various organizations. Nicolene is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of PocketAdvisor where she also doubles up as a skilled facilitator.   

Who should attend? 

  The following persons will benefit from attending this webinar:  

  • Practising attorneys.  

  • Candidate attorneys.  

  • Paralegals.  


  • R 450.00 - Online admission - Individual.  

  • Group Price 1 - From R184 per person (up to 5 users)  

  • Group Price 2 - From R121 per person (up to 10 users)  

  • Group Price 3 - From R109 per person (over 11 users)  

  Additional material 

  By attending this webinar you will be provided with:  

  • A summarised slide presentation.  

  • Reference documents and/or course material where available.  


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