Candice is a senior associate in the antitrust and competition team. She has extensive experience providing competition law opinions and obtaining merger clearances from the competition authorities within South Africa, other sub-Saharan African jurisdictions and COMESA. She has assisted with several large mergers in the industrial, manufacturing, insurance and mining sectors.
Candice also has experience in cartel investigations, including applications for corporate leniency, dawn raids and settlement negotiations.
Candice also advises clients in proceedings before sectoral regulators such as the National Energy Regulator of South Africa and the International Trade Administration Commission.
Candice has provided a comparative analysis of the European Merger Regulation in an exclusive chapter in the 2014 International Economic Law and African Development guide. The chapter deals with the jurisdiction of the COMESA Competition Commission for merger transactions.
She also presented a paper at the Seventh Annual Conference on Competition Law, Economics and Policy, comparing the approach taken by COMESA and the European Union to jurisdiction over mergers and thresholds, and is contributor of articles on competition law and related issues to legal journals, including the Competition Policy International’s Antitrust Chronicle, the Global Antitrust Compliance Handbook, The Private Competition Enforcement Review and The Public Competition Enforcement Review.
Candice joined the practice as a candidate attorney in January 2010, and holds both an LLB and LLM degree in business law from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She also holds an LLM degree in international law with a focus on international trade law from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.