More about: Irma-Dalene Gouws
  • obtaining of approval for mergers and takeovers from the competition authorities in South Africa and Namibia
  • competition law advice on prohibited anticompetitive conduct
  • laying and defending of complaints of alleged anticompetitive conduct
  • defending firms against allegations of participation in cartels
  • appearances before the Competition Commission and Competition Tribunal
  • applications for leniency and for exemption from the Competition Act
  • responding to summonses from the competition authorities
  • negotiation of consent orders with the Competition Commission
  • conducting compliance audits and developing compliance programmes, including search & seizure (dawn raid) guidelines and dawn raid preparedness
  • conducting employee competition compliance training
  • the drafting of various commercial agreements
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • joint ventures
  • BA Comm (Rand Afrikaans University)
  • LLB (Stellenbosch University)
  • 2013-present: Chairperson of the Cape Law Society's Specialist Committee on Competition Law
  • 2011 : Director, Werksmans