He acts for a wide range of local and foreign clients in both the private and public sector, advising them on all aspects of information and communication technology, privacy, public procurement, and media. Over a period of 20 years Rohan has been involved in some of the largest information technology implementation and outsourcing projects both in South Africa and internationally. Rohan's data privacy practice spans a range of industries - aviation, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, technology, insurance, banking, professional services and healthcare - and includes both advisory work and dealing with data breaches.
Rohan has been named as a leading lawyer in the field of IT and Telecommunications by the Chambers Guide to 'The World's Leading Lawyers.’ Rohan has been ranked Band 1 for IT and telecommunications by Chambers Global since 2011 which states that "Rohan Isaacs is a well-known figure in the market who attracts the respect of both peers and clients. Sources especially recommend his pragmatic outlook: Rohan was an incredible negotiator, able to work around issues and find compromises."
Rohan's experience includes advising:
- Standard Bank of South Africa in the development and customisation of a vehicle asset finance platform including negotiation of all services development and services agreements associated with the development, ownership, support and maintenance of the system
- City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality in its multi-billion rand fibre-optic broadband network infrastructure project with Ericsson South Africa Proprietary Limited, CitiConnect Communications Proprietary Limited and BWired Broadband Proprietary Limited
- South African National Treasury on legislation and policy regarding the interface between technology, telecommunications and the banking sector with regard to fraud detection and prevention and new financial inclusion technologies
- Barclays Bank in a global outsourcing project spanning numerous countries on three continents
- Nucleon Labs in relation to the privacy aspects of establishing a population wide database for its core business operations