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|Rosalind Lake||Tessa Stuart|
BA, LLB, LLM (Rhodes University)
Rosalind Lake is a director at Norton Rose Fulbright (Johannesburg), specialising in the Competition and Consumer Protection Acts and how they affect business in South Africa. Rosalind advises clients on merger filings and consumer protection issues across a number of African jurisdictions including COMESA. She is highly skilled in developing and implementing customised compliance programmes and, in particular, training employees on how to comply with the Competition and Consumer Protection Acts. Rosalind has been recommended by the top international research publication, Legal500, as having a 'fine reputation' and being 'very efficient, thorough and knowledgeable'. Rosalind is a published author, a regular conference speaker, guest speaker and is often interviewed on television and radio as a specialist in Competition and Consumer Protection related topics. She also frequently contributes articles to mainstream, academic and specialist publications on these subjects.
BAcc, LLB (Stellenbosch University)
Tessa Stuart is a director at Norton Rose Fulbright (Durban). Tessa focuses on mergers, acquisitions, consumer protection, competition law and corporate transactional work. She has a broad range of experience in commercial and competition issues and has been involved in due diligence investigations and mergers and acquisitions of both listed and non-listed companies. She regularly advises clients on compliance with the Competition Act and assists clients with the commercial agreements relating to supply, logistics and warehousing. She has also assisted foreign clients in setting up subsidiaries in South Africa. Tessa published a weekly column in the Natal Witness on the implications of the Act for suppliers and has also has published articles on a wide range of issues in Without Prejudice, Property Law Digest, Money Web, Business Day and IT News and the Travel News Weekly.
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