Nicola Ilgner

Principal: Senior Associate

Telephone: +27 (0) 11 666 7566

Mobile: +27 (0) 82 452 7336





Nicola’s practice focus is on South African and African competition law and regulation and her experience extends to various sectors, including the hospitality, automotive, retail, construction, consumer goods, media and energy sectors. Her principal area of practice is competition law, including prohibited practices, corporate leniency applications, dawn raids, market inquiries, merger control, merger interventions, compliance training, competition audits, legal research and general competition/antitrust litigation before the South African Competition Authorities, as well as other African competition authorities (such as Namibia, Botswana, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe).

Nicola has also been involved in commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings

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

  • Hospitality
  • Automotive
  • Retail
  • Construction,
  • Consumer goods
  • Media
  • Energy sectors