Anthony Norton


Telephone: +27 (0) 11 666 7566

Mobile: +27 (0) 82 452 7336

Prior to co-founding Nortons Inc., Anthony was formerly the Head of the Competition Law Department at Webber Wentzel. His principal areas of practice are South African and African competition law and competition litigation, as well as white-collar crime, general litigation and regulatory advice. He was the first South African Competition Law practitioner to appear before the South African Competition Appeal Court. Anthony has experience in merger notifications, merger interventions and applications for advisory opinions in relation to mergers and acquisitions. Anthony has also provided advice to clients in respect of prohibited practices, corporate leniency applications, horizontal and vertical restrictive practices, abuses of dominant position and applications for exemption and interim relief as well as in relation to the new criminal provisions under the South African Competition Act. Anthony’s expertise in competition law is highly regarded, and he has been involved in advising clients in a number of seminal competition law matters. He also advises clients in relation to general regulatory matters and matters involving white collar crime and corruption.

Significant Litigation Transactions

  • Netcare’s acquisition of the Akeso Group.

  • Caxton’s acquisition of Private Property.

  • Advising Tsogo and HCI in relation to their recent restructure.

  • Western Digital in respect of its global acquisition of SanDisk Corporation.

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."
C.S. Lewis

  • Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • Healthcare
  • Automotive
  • Mining & Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Agriculture
  • Agrichem
  • Airlines