Xolani Nyali is a Partner in our Cape Town office Corporate Department and a member of the Competition Practice.

Xolani advises clients on a variety of competition law matters, including merger notifications, behavioural matters and frequently assists clients in developing competition law compliance programmes. Xolani has experience across a broad range of business sectors and industries, including property, construction (cement), financial services, private equity, technology (including fintech), transport (air, road and sea) and the motor vehicle industry. Xolani has a keen interest in the competition law aspects of disruptive technologies and joint ventures. 

Xolani also has experience in competition law in other African countries, advising clients in both merger and behavioral matters in diverse jurisdictions including Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Tanzania and COMESA.

Xolani is a member of the Association of Competition Law Practitioners. He has also commented on the merger guidelines in COMESA and Kenya, and the rules of procedure in Kenya. 

Xolani has B.Com and LLB degrees from Rhodes University and an LLM from the University of the Western Cape.