Graeme Wickins

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Director

Location: Johannesburg

Tel: +27 11 535 8279

Fax: +27 11 535 8579

Email: gwickins@werksmans.com

ABOUT

Director Graeme Wickins advises in the Competition practice area. His areas of specialisation include obtaining approval for mergers and takeovers from the competition authorities in South Africa and throughout Africa – including Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia; and with supranational African competition authorities including CEMAC and COMESA. Graeme has also provided competition law advice in regard to alleged anti-competitive conduct such as cartels; minimum resale price maintenance; and abuses of dominance. He also has expertise in conducting specialised competition compliance audits and providing focused competition law training.

  • Competition
  • Obtaining of approval for mergers and takeovers from the competition authorities in South Africa and throughout Africa including Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and with supranational African competition authorities including CEMAC and COMESA
  • Providing competition law advice in regard to alleged anti-competitive conduct such as cartels, minimum resale price maintenance and abuses of dominance
  • Conducting specialised competition compliance audits and providing focused competition law training  including workshops and face to face training
  • Developing compliance programmes, including search and seizure (dawn raid) guidelines and "mock" dawn raid simulations

 

  • Acted as lead legal advisors to Litha Pharma and Endo in relation to regulatory matters with specific regard to the Competition Act, 1998.
  • Represented Media24 in defending itself against the complaint before the Competition Tribunal.
  • BCom LLB (University of Johannesburg)
  • 2012: Senior Associate, Werksmans
  • 2016: Director, Werksmans