Heather Irvine is a partner in the Corporate Department of our Johannesburg office and a member of the Competition Practice.
Heather specialises in complex mergers, competition law complaints proceedings and pricing. She has particular expertise in the mobile telecommunications, financial services, broadcasting and manufacturing sectors.
Her experience includes launching two of the first applications in cartel cases to the Constitutional Court in South Africa and managing several dawn raids for clients in South Africa and Zambia. Heather has also successfully secured immunity for clients in terms of the South African Competition Commission’s corporate leniency policy. She also advises clients on their compliance programmes, and on designing and implementing online competition law training.
Heather has BA and Honours degrees (both cum laude) and an LLB (magna cum laude), from the University of Cape Town. She also has a Competition Law Certificate from the University of the Witwatersrand and has been an external examiner in undergraduate and master’s competition law courses at that university for the past five years.