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Dario Milo is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution Business Unit at Webber Wentzel.
Dario leads a team that focuses on communications and information law.
Dario obtained the degrees of BComm, LLB and LLM 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 read for a PhD degree at University College London. His thesis examined privacy, reputation and freedom of the media in the context of the law of defamation and privacy, with particular emphasis on South African, English and US law.
Whilst in London, Dario also qualified as a solicitor of the High Court of England and Wales, and taught Media and Entertainment Law at the 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, published by Oxford University Press, and co-author of the forthcoming book, A Practical Guide to Media Law. Dario and his team have been commissioned by Juta & Co to write a guide on the Protection of Personal Information Bill when it becomes law.