Meluleki Nzimande has re-joined Webber Wentzel as a partner in the Competition, Trade and Investment (CTI) Practice. Meluleki was previously at the firm, where he practised for almost sixteen years, nine of which he spent as a partner. He left in 2018 to join the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC) where he became the Chief Commissioner.
Meluleki specialises in all aspects of international trade and investment law across a range of sectors. His practice entails investigations into customs duty amendments, including anti-dumping, safeguard and other trade remedies, work involving bilateral and multilateral trade agreements, such as the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Agreement, including the EU-SADC Economic Partnership Agreement, the WTO Agreement, and others. Meluleki also has expertise in matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, anti-corruption law and general corporate law.
Meluleki is a board member of probono.org and a former chair of the Johannesburg branch of the National Association of Democratic Lawyers. He has a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry & Microbiology and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Witwatersrand.
Christo Els, Senior Partner:
"Welcome back Meluleki! It is good to have you home."