Provided by Lesley Morphet
Lesley is a leading competition lawyer in South Africa and advises on all aspects of competition law, including merger notifications, leniency applications, exemption applications, managing dawn raids and compliance. She has been involved in many complex merger filings as well as prohibited practice investigations, including in relation to cartel cases in the cement, tyre, automotive and banking industries, amongst others.
Drawing on her extensive experience in this field, as well as her knowledge of the competition laws of many African countries, clients rely on Lesley’s specialised knowledge and expertise including in relation to multi-jurisdictional merger notifications in South Africa and across the African continent. She has successfully navigated highly complex and technical competition law matters across multiple African jurisdictions for international clients.
Lesley Morphet co-heads the firm's competition practice out of Johannesburg and frequently assists domestic and international clients in navigating the country's merger control processes. She has further experience advising on cross-border merger control.
"Lesley is very responsive, does good drafting and provides client-friendly advice." "She is practical and to the point."