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SAMANTHA SINDEN

Senior Associate

More about: Samantha Sinden
  • Obtaining of approval for mergers and takeovers from the competition authorities
  • Laying and defending of complaints of alleged anti-competitive conduct e.g. cartels, abuse of dominant position and price discrimination
  • Applications for leniency and for exemption from the Competition Act
  • Conducting compliance audits and developing compliance programs
  • Responding to summonses from the Competition authorities and search and seizure operations (dawn raids)
  • Defending individuals against allegations of participation in cartels
  • LLB (Cum Laude) (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • 2012: Associate, Werksmans
  • 2014: Senior Associate, Werksmans
  • Dean’s Merit List (2007 to 2009)
  • Council Member of the Wits Law Students Council (2007 to 2009)
  • Certificate of Merit for the most distinguished performance in the course Public International Law during 2008
  • Certificate of Merit for the most distinguished performance in the course Sale and Lease during 2008
  • Joint winner of the 2010 Juta Prize for best article published by a candidate attorney in De Rebus during 2010, for the article ‘Fighting corruption: Section 34 of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act’ in 2010 (August) DR 22