More about: Petra Krusche
  • Providing competition law advice on prohibited anti-competitive conduct including cartels and abuses of dominance
  • Advising on competition best practice for business including buying associations and franchises, communications between competitors and at industry associations, loyalty schemes , incentives and exclusionary practices
  •  Making and defending of complaints of alleged anti-competitive conduct such as participation in cartels and abuses of dominance before the competition authorities, the Competition Appeal Court, the Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court
  •  Representation in market inquiries conducted by the Competition Commission
  • Dealing with summonses from the Competition Commission in respect of investigations and interrogations and dealing with necessary appearances and submissions
  • Advising on and preparing applications for leniency under the corporate leniency policy
  • Negotiation of consent orders with the Competition Commission
  •  Advising on and drafting of exemption applications under the provisions of the Competition Act
  • Merger notifications and merger control compliance advice
  • Competition training and compliance services
  • Conducting compliance audits and developing compliance programmes, including search & seizure (dawn raid) guidelines and dawn raid preparedness
  • buying associations and franchises

  • information exchange practices of industry associations

  • alleged abuse of dominance practices

  • prohibited practices and state subsidies

  • BCom (Law) (Stellenbosch University)
  • LLB (Stellenbosch University)
  • Tax Programme Certificate (University of South Africa)
  • LLM (Mercantile law) (Stellenbosch University)
  • 2014, Director, Werksmans
  • named as a leading lawyer in Competition/Antitrust by IFLR1000 Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms (2016-2019);

  • named as a recommended lawyer in Competition/Antitrust in Chambers Global (2010);

  • listed in antitrust in Best Lawyers International (2013); and

  • named as a recommended lawyer in Competition by the Legal 500 (2016-2018).