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Andriza Liebenberg

Senior Associate | Johannesburg

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Overview

Andriza Liebenberg is a competition lawyer in the Competition Team located in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Andriza has experience in advising clients in obtaining merger control approval for clients in South Africa as well as in various jurisdictions in the rest of Africa (including Botswana, COMESA, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe). Andriza also has experience in merger litigation having successfully acted for clients in overturning initial merger prohibitions by the South African Competition Tribunal as well as having acted for clients in contested large merger proceedings.

Andriza also has experience in market inquiries, having acted for clients in the Retail Market Inquiry, the Data Services Market Inquiry, the Online Intermediation Market Inquiry.

They have acted for clients in abuse of dominance proceedings in South Africa, Mauritius and Namibia. Furthermore, they have acted for clients in cartel proceedings in South Africa (including successful litigation in both the Tribunal and Competition Appeal Court) as well as in Namibia.

They also have experience in international trade law matters, including applications for increases in customs duties, anti-dumping applications and safeguard applications.

Experience

*experience gained prior to joining Bowmans

  • Acted for NPC Cement Proprietary Limited in successfully defending a cartel case before both the Competition Tribunal and the Competition Appeal Court.
  • Acted for DP World in its acquisition of Imperial Logistics, including successfully obtaining merger control approval in Botswana, COMESA, South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia and Nigeria.
  • Acted for Old Mutual Private Equity in its acquisition of control over Actom. This transaction included successfully obtaining merger control approval in Botswana, COMESA, Namibia, South Africa and Tanzania. It also included successfully obtaining negative clearance for the transaction in Nigeria.
  • Acted for Mastercard in defending an abuse of dominance case in Mauritius. This case is currently before the Supreme Court of Mauritius.
  • Acted for the JSE Limited in a successfully merger consideration application in respect of its acquisition of Link Market Services. This transaction was initially prohibited by the Competition Commission, but was approved by the Tribunal following the successful consideration application.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Qualifications

  • LLB (cum laude) from the Nelson Mandela University (Port Elizabeth Campus).
  • Certificates of Competence in Competition Law and International Trade Law from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Overview

Andriza Liebenberg is a competition lawyer in the Competition Team located in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Andriza has experience in advising clients in obtaining merger control approval for clients in South Africa as well as in various jurisdictions in the rest of Africa (including Botswana, COMESA, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe). Andriza also has experience in merger litigation having successfully acted for clients in overturning initial merger prohibitions by the South African Competition Tribunal as well as having acted for clients in contested large merger proceedings.

Andriza also has experience in market inquiries, having acted for clients in the Retail Market Inquiry, the Data Services Market Inquiry, the Online Intermediation Market Inquiry.

They have acted for clients in abuse of dominance proceedings in South Africa, Mauritius and Namibia. Furthermore, they have acted for clients in cartel proceedings in South Africa (including successful litigation in both the Tribunal and Competition Appeal Court) as well as in Namibia.

They also have experience in international trade law matters, including applications for increases in customs duties, anti-dumping applications and safeguard applications.

Experience

*experience gained prior to joining Bowmans

  • Acted for NPC Cement Proprietary Limited in successfully defending a cartel case before both the Competition Tribunal and the Competition Appeal Court.
  • Acted for DP World in its acquisition of Imperial Logistics, including successfully obtaining merger control approval in Botswana, COMESA, South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia and Nigeria.
  • Acted for Old Mutual Private Equity in its acquisition of control over Actom. This transaction included successfully obtaining merger control approval in Botswana, COMESA, Namibia, South Africa and Tanzania. It also included successfully obtaining negative clearance for the transaction in Nigeria.
  • Acted for Mastercard in defending an abuse of dominance case in Mauritius. This case is currently before the Supreme Court of Mauritius.
  • Acted for the JSE Limited in a successfully merger consideration application in respect of its acquisition of Link Market Services. This transaction was initially prohibited by the Competition Commission, but was approved by the Tribunal following the successful consideration application.

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