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Rachel Potter

Senior Associate | Johannesburg

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T: +27 11 669 9452

Overview

Rachel Potter is a senior associate in our Dispute Resolution Department of our Johannesburg office and a member of the Litigation Practice.

Rachel has experience in High Court commercial litigation, private commercial arbitration matters, Tax Court litigation and competition litigation and has been involved in matters involving company, mining, auditing, contract, delict and tax law.

Experience

  • Assisted with the litigation between a multi-national mining equipment production company and SARS in the Tax Court regarding the valuation of its trading stock for the purposes of income tax.
  • Part of the team advising a multi-national mining company in its arbitration against a minority shareholder in a South African subsidiary (involving company, mining and contract law and BEE disputes).
  • Part of the team assisting a large multi-national auditing firm with its response to various regulatory investigations and disputes

Publications & insights

  • THE COMPETITION AMENDMENT BILL, 2018 INTRODUCED IN PARLIAMENT “The third of a series of perspectives of the main proposals contained in the Bill.” Article No. 3 – Abuse of dominance – section 8 By Claire Reidy, Lital Avivi and Rachel Potter

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Qualifications

  • BA degree (cum laude) and LLB degree (magna cum laude) from the University of Cape Town.

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Overview

Rachel Potter is a senior associate in our Dispute Resolution Department of our Johannesburg office and a member of the Litigation Practice.

Rachel has experience in High Court commercial litigation, private commercial arbitration matters, Tax Court litigation and competition litigation and has been involved in matters involving company, mining, auditing, contract, delict and tax law.

Experience

  • Assisted with the litigation between a multi-national mining equipment production company and SARS in the Tax Court regarding the valuation of its trading stock for the purposes of income tax.
  • Part of the team advising a multi-national mining company in its arbitration against a minority shareholder in a South African subsidiary (involving company, mining and contract law and BEE disputes).
  • Part of the team assisting a large multi-national auditing firm with its response to various regulatory investigations and disputes

Publications & insights

  • THE COMPETITION AMENDMENT BILL, 2018 INTRODUCED IN PARLIAMENT “The third of a series of perspectives of the main proposals contained in the Bill.” Article No. 3 – Abuse of dominance – section 8 By Claire Reidy, Lital Avivi and Rachel Potter

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