Question NW2787 to the Minister of Economic Development

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08 October 2018 - NW2787

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Cardo, Dr MJ to ask the Minister of Economic Development

What (a) number of law firms did the Competition Commission brief regarding cartel cases between 1 January 2015 and 1 January 2017, (b) was the name of each law firm, (c) number of cases was each law firm briefed on and (d) was the cost to the commission in each case?


I have been furnished with a reply by the Commissioner of the Competition Commission, Mr Tembinkosi Bonakele, to the question, which follows below:

“The number of law firms briefed by Commission between 1 January 2015 and 1 January 2017 is seven (7). The amount indicated below excludes costs for Council and VAT.”


Name of Law Firm

Number of Cases

Total cost for all cases, excluding costs of Council and VAT


Ndzabandzaba Attorneys

31 cases

R10 018 442,45


KBK Attorneys

1 case

R 130 599,21


Mokwana Incorporated

3 cases

R 191 574,74


Ndobela Lamola Inc

2 cases

R 914 762,64


Cheadle Thompson & Haysom Incorporated Attorneys

5 cases

R 4 191 731,01


Maponyana Ledwaba Attorneys

1 case

R 76 317,54


Knowles Attorneys

1 case

R 17 956,18


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