Digital Forensics and Electronic Evidence (Seminar)

....Gain a proper understanding of the evidence of the future

As nearly every case now has an element of electronic evidence it has become important to have a proper understanding of how this type of evidence can be used. This short non-technical seminar explains the nature of electronic evidence, how and from where it can be acquired and the processes needed to ensure the integrity of the evidence. The basic concepts of digital forensics used to analyse and report on electronic evidence will also be covered. Also covered are practical considerations, such as best practices for collection, the protection of privacy during the collection of electronic evidence and how to include electronic evidence in Anton Piller orders.


  • Nature of electronic evidence
  • Sources of electronic evidence
  • Collection best practises
  • Problem areas
  • Computer related evidence
  • Encryption
  • Mobile devices
  • Social media & Internet
  • Other electronic equipment / video /audio
  • Anton Piller orders including electronic evidence
  • What can forensic analysis do?
  • How to report on electronic evidence 


Adrie Stander is a senior lecturer specialising in digital forensics at the University of Cape Town. He was responsible for the establishment of the first postgraduate course in Digital Forensics in Africa more than 10 years ago and has also taught courses of this nature at the Universities of Amsterdam and Leiden in the Netherlands. He is an assessor to the Dutch Register for Court Experts and also the owner of a digital forensics consulting firm. He has consulted extensively in the digital forensics field, both in South Africa and internationally.

Download Brochure and Registration form - Digital Forensics


The registration fees are substantially subsidised for practising attorneys and candidate attorneys.
The fees include event material and refreshments.
1.    Practising attorneys: R 960.00 per person
2.    Candidate attorneys: R 840.00 per person
3.    Practising attorneys from firms further than 150 km from closest venue: R 620.00 per person
4.    Non-practising attorneys/others: R 1 920.00 per person

Enquiries: Seminar Department at e-mail: or tel: 012 441 4644/4690/4613/4600.

Centre Dates
Cape Town 8 May 2017
Durban 9 May 2017
Pretoria 15 May 2017
Johannesburg 16 May 2017