Mmakgabo Makgabo

Mmakgabo Makgabo


Mmakgabo Makgabo is an Associate in our Competition Law practice. Mmakgabo specialises in a range of competition law matters and has experience in mergers, prohibited practices (cartels and abuse of dominance), competition law compliance, and litigious aspects of competition law.

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After spending some time at Investec Private Bank, Mmakgabo began her legal career as a Candidate Attorney with Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr in 2020 where she became an Associate in 2022.

  • Drafting merger notifications in South Africa in the private equity and gold mining sectors.
  • Drafting dawn raid policies and training material.
  • Conducting a mock dawn raid.
  • Advising various firms on merger notifiability and corporate restructures.
  • Conducting due diligences in the telecommunications and fuel sectors.
  • Drafting legal opinions on competition law policy.
  • Engagements with the Competition Commission and Competition Tribunal.
  • Advising a client in the investigation of restrictive practices in the fuel and beverage industries.
  • Advising a pharmaceutical company in relation to the Competition Commission's investigation of alleged excessive pricing of pharmaceutical products.


  • LLB, University of the Witwatersrand
  • PG Diploma in Corporate Law, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Certificate in Risk, Compliance and Governance Law, Mandela Institute of Law
  • Admitted as Attorney: 2022