Competition law is a law that promotes or seeks to maintain market competition by regulating anti-competitive conduct by companies.

The Competition Act 89 of 1998 regulates competition in South Africa. It deals with mergers and anticompetitive conduct.

Our competition law services include:

  • Merger advice (including notifications and approval applications);
  • Compliance;
  • Prohibited practices (including abuse of market dominance and prohibited horizontal and vertical agreements);
  • Competition Commission requests for information and investigations;
  • Dawn raid procedure and planning;
  • Exemption and leniency applications;
  • Representation at Competition Tribunal;
  • Competition Compliance training.