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Baker McKenzie Johannesburg, Nick Altini, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

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Nick Altini

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Nick Altini is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Antitrust & Competition Practice Group in Johannesburg. Nick has acted for local and international clients in several high-profile competition matters. Nick's experience includes abuses of dominance, a host of collusion matters and related penalty proceedings, opposed mergers, and generally advising on all competition law implications of clients' business strategies.He is also an experienced advisor in other regulatory fields including consumer protection, data privacy, gaming regulation, advertising and white-collar investigation.


Nick started his legal career at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyer in 2001 (Cliffe Dekker at that time) before becoming an associate, senior associate, partner and eventually head of the Competition department at the firm in 2011. He was the National Practice Head of the department before joining Baker McKenzie as a partner in 2016.


English and Afrikaans


Law Society of the Northern Provinces (South Africa)


• Bachelor of Laws (University of Witwatersrand) (1999) • Bachelor of Arts (University of Witwatersrand) (1997) • Admitted as an attorney in South Africa (2002)

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Baker McKenzie Johannesburg has a formidable South Africa and global competition practice. Following the departure of department head Vani Chetty, the Johannesburg team is now led by Nick Altini, who is described as ‘very switched on, pragmatic and hardworking’ and ‘gets his head around the most difficult issues’. The firm continues to impress in mergers, anti-competitive practices and litigation, for example, representing HSBC in alleged FX price fixing proceedings. The team has ‘outstanding industry knowledge’ and delivers a ‘great quality and innovative service’.

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