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// Data Privacy

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Data privacy concerns the lawful handling of personal information, including the collection, dissemination, storage and ultimate deletion. This is premised on the fundamental right to privacy, as well as the need to appropriately balance that right with the public interest in the free flow of information. 

Power Singh Inc. assists clients with a full range of legal services relating to privacy, data protection, and information law, including litigation, engaging with the Information Regulator, assisting the media, and preparing codes of conduct, binding corporate rules or other relevant policies and notices.

Unknown Faces (new)
Data privacy concerns the lawful handling of personal information, including the collection, dissemination, storage and ultimate deletion. This is premised on the fundamental right to privacy, as well as the need to appropriately balance that right with the public interest in the free flow of information. 

Power Singh Inc. assists clients with a full range of legal services relating to privacy, data protection, and information law, including litigation, engaging with the Information Regulator, assisting the media, and preparing codes of conduct, binding corporate rules or other relevant policies and notices.

Protecting and promoting fundamental rights and freedoms

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Data Privacy

Data privacy concerns the lawful handling of personal information, including the collection, dissemination, storage and ultimate deletion. This is premised on the fundamental right to privacy, as well as the need to appropriately balance that right with the public interest in the free flow of information. 

Power Singh Inc. assists clients with a full range of legal services relating to privacy, data protection, and information law, including litigation, engaging with the Information Regulator, assisting the media, and preparing codes of conduct, binding corporate rules or other relevant policies and notices.

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Ensuring public and private sector accountability

Legal Services

Learn about our legal services and how we can assist you.

  • Power Singh Inc. offers a full range of litigation services, within its practice areas, which include:

    • High Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and Constitutional Court applications and actions;
    • Appeal and review proceedings in the High Court, the Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court;
    • Representation before specialised courts, such as the equality court and the electoral court;
    • Class action and test case litigation;
    • Amicus curiae interventions;
    • Urgent applications;
    • Litigation before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and United Nations treaty bodies.
  • Power Singh Inc. provides litigants and law firms in South Africa and around the African continent with litigation support services, which include:

    • Preparation of legal documents;
    • Legal opinions;
    • Commissioned research;
    • Strategic litigation advice.
  • Power Singh Inc. offers a full range of legal services in various complaints mechanisms in South Africa, which include complaints before the following regulatory bodies:

    • Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa;
    • Complaints and Compliance Committee of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa;
    • Press Council of South Africa.
  • In addition to litigation, Power Singh Inc. also offers assistance with various alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms, including:

    • Arbitration;
    • Dispute prevention;
    • Mediation;
    • Negotiation; 
    • Settlement conferencing.
  • Power Singh Inc. offers a variety of sensitivity and court-sanctioned training programmes, including in the areas of:

    • Equality and inclusion;
    • Racism, sexism, xenophobia and other forms of discrimination;
    • Freedom of expression, hate speech and justifiable limitations.
  • Power Singh Inc. offers a full range of legal services in commissions of inquiry, which include:

    • Representation of interested and affected parties before commissions of inquiry;
    • Investigations, fact-finding, and evidence-gathering;
    • Drafting and research support to secretariats and evidence leaders.
  • Power Singh Inc. provides human rights impact assessment (HRIA) services which assist with identifying, understanding, assessing and addressing the adverse effects of programmes, projects and activities on the human rights of workers, communities, consumers or other rights-holders.

    Our HRIAs include:

    • A gap analysis and consultative meetings;
    • A review of existing policies and practices;
    • Recommendations and practical next steps. 
  • Power Singh Inc. provides regulatory compliance in the area of data protection, which includes:

    • Compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013; 
    • Compliance with the data protection laws of other countries outside of South Africa, including the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, 2016;
    • Drafting of data protection policies, codes of conduct, consent clauses and notices;
    • Preparation of binding corporate rules to facilitate cross-border transfers.
  • Power Singh Inc. assists clients in developing the law and policy in line with the Constitution, international law, and best practices. This includes assisting clients with the following:

    • Presenting written and oral submissions to parliamentary bodies on proposed legislation;
    • Preparing policy documents, legislative white papers, and draft laws;
    • Preparing model laws that can be used for advocacy or to assist states with domestic law reform;
    • Drafting submissions to human rights treaty-body mechanisms, including state reports, shadow reports, and submissions to special rapporteurs.
  • Power Singh Inc. assists clients, including the state, private parties and other lawyers, in preparing legal opinions on particular aspects of the law. Such opinions are informed by domestic frameworks and jurisprudence, international law, and an examination of foreign law from comparative jurisdictions. This includes, for instance, legal opinions on the following:

    • Prospects of success in litigation;
    • The constitutionality of a policy or law;
    • Compliance with a particular legislative framework.

    Legal opinions provided to clients are confidential and subject to legal privilege. 

  • Power Singh Inc. offers support to clients in both the state and the private sector in investigations and fact-finding missions, including:

    • Investigations of alleged human rights abuses;
    • Trial and election monitoring and observation;
    • Regulatory support for forensic investigations;
    • Identifying and interviewing key stakeholders for strategic and test case litigation.
  • Power Singh Inc. assists clients with:

    • Advocacy strategies at the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and United Nations treaty bodies;
    • Developing awareness campaigns to compliment strategic litigation;
    • Engagements and submissions to parliamentary and regulatory bodies;
    • Shareholder and consumer activism;
    • Preparation, planning, and legal compliance for peaceful protests and gatherings.

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