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Alishia Chotu: Our Team



Alishia specializes in Media, Telecom and Technology and advises on regulatory, commercial and corporate related matters.  Alicia has advised “OSN”, the biggest pay tv operator in the Middle East. She has also advised “iflix”, an international video on demand service based in Malaysia. 

In her previous roles, Alishia had worked as Group Legal Counsel for PCCW Global Limited, Hong Kong's number 1 pay TV, mobile, broadband and fixed line operator in their e-commerce video on demand business, Senior Associate in the TMT department of Werksmans Attorneys in Johannesburg, one of the top 5 law firms in South Africa, sole legal counsel at MTV Networks Africa (Viacom International Media Networks) in Johannesburg and legal counsel at The Walt Disney Company in London.

In addition to the extensive experience in media, information, communications and technology sector, Alishia has excellent experience in general commercial law, corporate law and in the negotiation and drafting of a wide range of agreements.


  • Drafting and negotiation of all content licensing agreements for use of such content on our Pay TV and OTT Services.

  • Drafting and negotiating carriage and re-distribution agreements with operators.

  • Drafting and negotiating  agreements related to technology and broadcasting. These include master service agreements, statements of work, service level agreements, satellite carriage agreements, internet delivery and services facilities, software as a service and software licensing agreements.

  • Advising on regulatory compliance of MultiChoice Africa's (DSTV) pay television services in each of the 52 African countries that the service operates in. 

  • Drafting and negotiating agreements relating to the distribution of the service on telco and non telco platforms across Asia, MENA and Africa, marketing and communications, ad sales and sponsorships, consumer relations such as privacy policy, subscription terms and conditions.


  • LLB (Law) – University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

  • Admitted Attorney of South Africa

  • Admitted Solicitor of England and Wales


English (Native speaker)

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