Lara Granville is a Director in our Competition practice. She has extensive experience in both the transactional and litigious aspects of competition law. She has advised on all aspects of competition law, including complex merger notifications; compliance training; negotiating consent orders; defending clients against prohibited practice allegations; and merger notifications to, and engagement with, various African competition law authorities. She has also advised clients in relation to other economic regulatory processes before the South African telecommunications and energy regulators.
Lara started her career at the Constitutional Court of South Africa before completing her articles at Deneys Reitz Attorneys in 2009. In 2009 she was appointed as an Associate by Norton Rose South Africa. In 2011, she spent a year on secondment at Norton Rose LLP in London and was promoted to Director in Competition Law in the Norton Rose Johannesburg office in 2014. She joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Director in 2016.