Competition Law and Antitrust

Primerio’s roots are African. As the continent’s first pan-African boutique regulatory law firm, Primerio’s competition law offering remains a core area of expertise.

Primerio’s team includes experienced external competition law practitioners, economists, former regulators and a vibrant team of junior lawyers. We deal with all types of competition law matters from merger filings to highly complex and cutting-edge precedent setting cases. We have advised several multinationals in all areas of competition law including merger control, cartel investigations, abuse of dominance cases, follow-on damages, exemption applications and general counselling and compliance.

Transactional Advice, Real Estate and Project Development

Primerio has assisted clients with a variety of commercial and corporate advice in relation to transactions, restructuring and project development.

With commercially oriented mind-sets, our team strives to deliver effective and pragmatic advice which is solution orientated.

With our regional hubs situated in South Africa, Mauritius and Kenya, Primerio is strategically positioned to advise across the Southern and East African jurisdictions including South Africa, Malawi, Mauritius, Nigeria and Kenya.

Regulatory Advice and Bespoke Legal Services

In addition to Primerio’s litigation experience, the Primerio team specializes in various regulatory fields including consumer protection, data privacy and environmental laws.

In addition, our team is experienced in several specialist industries including gas and oil, pharmaceutical, aviation, FMCG, agri-chem, automotive and telecoms.

Combined with our commercial and corporate minded approach to delivering the highest quality legal advice, the Primerio team is well placed to provide clients with practical legal solutions.

Anti-fraud and Corruption | Cross Border Commercial Disputes | Asset Recovery

Our team at Primerio is intimately familiar with crucial anti-corruption; anti-bribery and anti-money laundering legislation, both domestically and across Africa, including the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Practices Act, Foreign Corrupt Bribery Act, UK Bribery Act; Prevention of Organized Crime Act.

We have also counselled several corporations and individuals ranging from compliance to sophisticated investigations, appearing before Commissions of Inquiry, conducting forensic audits and defending criminal investigations on behalf of clients.

Primerio is the sole representative of the ICC’s Fraudnet – a global asset recovery network with partners strategically position around the world. In conjunction with Fraudnet, Primerio is able to offer clients a cross border asset recovery solution.