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Media & Broadcasting - South Africa
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An internationally recognized litigation and dispute resolution lawyer, Eric van den Berg’s practice focuses on land related and mining disputes involving traditional communities, as well as litigation in the media and telecoms industries.
With experience litigating in all Courts in South Africa, Eric has had several matters heard in the Constitutional Court, most notably the striking down as unconstitutional the limits placed on the press in reporting matrimonial proceedings.
Acting for traditional communities, land owners, and mining houses on mining industry disputes, Eric has deep knowledge on access to land, and the review of prospecting awards and mining rights related to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 (MPRDA).