Andries began his career as a Candidate Attorney in 1996 at Walker Malherbe Godly and Field in Cape Town. He was appointed as an Associate at that firm until 1999 when he moved to Johannesburg, after Walker Malherbe Godley and Field merged with Hofmeyr Herbstein and Gihwala (now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr). Andries became a Director in 2000.

  • Involved in the investigation of restrictive practices in the motor industry.
  • Acted for SAA in the Competition Tribunal hearings between Comair, Nationwide and SAA.
  • Acted for Senwes in hearing before the Competition Tribunal in the first "margin squeeze" case in South Africa, which was taken on appeal to the Constitutional Court.
  • Acted for SAA, Senwes, Premier Fishing, ATC in consent order proceedings.
  • Represents clients in exemption applications (most recent exemption applications:  SAA/Etihad; and SAA/ Qantus).
  • Represents clients in merger proceedings before the Competition authorities.  His most recent large mergers include: Vukile/ Synergy; Vodacom/ Nashua Mobile; joint venture between WesBank and VW; joint venture between Senwes and Afgri.
  • Provides advice regarding the implementation of Competition Act compliance programmes and interpretation of the Competition Act.

Publications

  • Andries Le Grange has made written contributions to ICLG - The International Comparative Guide to: Vertical Agreements and Dominant Firms 2017.
  • Chambers Global 2014–2019 ranked Andries le Grange in Band 4 for competition/antitrust.
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2014–2019 recommended him for competition.
  • Best Lawyers International 2019 listed him for competition/antitrust.

Education

  • BCom LLB, University of Stellenbosch
  • LLM, University of Cape Town
  • HDip (Tax), University of Johannesburg
  • Year of admission as an attorney and conveyancer: 1997

Memberships

  • Legal Practice Council
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