Misha van Niekerk

Senior Associate | Attorney
Contact Details
+27 12 432 6370
4 Daventry Road, Pretoria, South Africa
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About me

Misha is a Senior Associate in the Competition Law department. She specialises in competition law and advises a number of large corporate entities in respect of all aspects relating to competition law. She holds qualifications from the University of Stellenbosch and Wits.

  • Preparing, submitting and moving applications for approval of mergers before the Competition Commission and Competition Tribunal
  • All aspects of competition law compliance, including in-house training
  • Reviewing agreements to advise on Competition Law aspects
  • Assisting with complaints regarding prohibited practices, including instituting and defending complaints to the Competition Commission

Academic Record

  • Advanced Certificate in Competition Law – University of Witwatersrand | 2013
  • LLB (Cum Laude) – University of Stellenbosch | 2011
  • Dip in Law – University of the West of England, Bristol | 2007


  • Admitted Attorney | 2014


  • Legal Practice Council (LPC) – Member
  • Awarded prize for top performing LLB student | 2011

Misha van Niekerk News & Podcasts


Dec 13 2022 | Adams News, | Jac Marais, | Misha van Niekerk,

The Competition Commission (“Commission”) launched its market inquiry into online intermediation...

The Competition Commission & OIPMI - Full Steam Ahead

Nov 02 2021 | Commercial Litigation, | Jac Marais, | Litigation, | Misha van Niekerk,

On the 19th of May 2021, the South African Competition Commission (“Commission”) formally initia...

Covid-19 Block Exemption for the Retail Property Sector

Mar 24 2020 | Commercial Law, | Jac Marais, | Misha van Niekerk,

The Government has already taken swift action against the Coronavirus pandemic through regulations g...

Competing with COVID-19

Mar 24 2020 | Commercial Law, | Jac Marais, | Mia de Jager, | Misha van Niekerk,

We invite you to contact our Competition Law Team if you have any questions in relation to the COVID...


Feb 19 2018 | Commercial Law, | Misha van Niekerk,

Author: Misha van Niekerk The Massmart exclusive lease saga, which commenced with Massmart’s compl...