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Daryl Dingley
Daryl Dingley
Position: Partner, Competition Practice Leader
Practice: Competition
Office: Johannesburg
Telephone: +27 11 530 5285

Daryl Dingley is a partner and the head of the Competition Practice at Webber Wentzel.

He specialises in competition law and has particular expertise in economics and international trade.  He advises on all aspects of competition law, including merger control, cartel and other prohibited practice investigations, exemption applications and competition law compliance.

Daryl’s knowledge of competition laws extends to many African countries and regional regulators like the COMESA Competition Commission.  He was also formerly a Senior Economist (Head of Case Analysis) at the South African Competition Commission.

He has experience across a wide range of sectors including automotive, construction, fishing, freight, information technology, insurance, mining, pharmaceuticals, property, starch, steel, sugar, telecommunications and transport.
His expertise has been recognised by leading international research organisations including Chambers Global (Competition/ Anti-trust), Legal 500 (Competition/ Anti-trust) and Best Lawyers (Competition/ Anti-trust).  He is also the co-author of a book on competition law, A Practical Guide to the South African Competition Act.

Daryl has B.Soc.Sci and LLB degrees from the University of Cape Town as well as a Master in Law and Economics from the University of Hamburg.

Areas of expertise
  • Competition law
  • Economic regulation
  • International trade law

Named by:


  • Chambers Global 2014 - 2017 as a ranked lawyer (Competition/ Anti-trust).
  • Legal 500 2012 - 2017 as a legal expert (Competition).
  • Best Lawyers 2011 - 2016 (Competition/ Anti-trust).