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Nortons Inc

Competition/Antitrust

2 ranked lawyersBand 2South AfricaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly reputed competition and regulatory boutique noted for its wealth of specialist expertise in the field. Provides the full gamut of services including in relation to horizontal and vertical restrictive practices, abuse of dominance, joint ventures and merger control. The firm has an impressive litigation record in the area, with extensive experience before authority investigation tribunals. Plays a central role in a number of ongoing Competition Commissions market inquiries, including data pricing, healthcare and retail. Has notable strength in sectors including consumer goods, telecoms, mining and energy.

Strengths

Sources endorse the firm as being "excellent on competition litigation" and note its involvement in "significant and high-profile matters."

Notable practitioners

Founding partner Anthony Norton maintains his standing as one of the market's most highly regarded practitioners. He has extensive experience handling competition disputes and hearings before the Commission and Competition Appeal Court. He is additionally well placed to advise on merger filings and interventions.

Market sources endorse Anton Roets as a "strong lawyer" in the market. His expertise spans the competition field, covering merger and restructuring filings, as well as investigations into prohibited practice and market inquiries. He has notable experience acting for mining and energy sector clients.

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South Africa

Competition/Antitrust


Anthony Norton
Band 1
Anton Roets
Band 2