Mr Burton Phillips > Webber Wentzel > Johannesburg, South Africa > Lawyer Profile

Webber Wentzel
90 RIVONIA ROAD, SANDTON
JOHANNESBURG 2196,
PO BOX 61771, MARSHALLTOWN 2107
South Africa

Work Department

Competition

Position

Partner

Career

Burton specialises in all aspects of competition and consumer protection laws.   In competition law matters, he has advised and assisted in cartel investigations and merger proceedings. He also advises on competition law compliance training and implementing compliance programmes.  His experience includes matters in South Africa, but also across various African jurisdictions.

His experience in consumer law includes providing opinions, drafting and reviewing agreements, drafting terms and conditions, advising on promotional competitions, developing industry codes in terms of the applicable legislation, franchising advice and drafting and implementing consumer law compliance manuals.  He also has regulatory experience in advising on procurement and supply chain management having completed a secondment as legal adviser to the South African Post Office. 

Education

Certificate in Competition Law, University of the Witswatersrand, 2014
LLB, North-West University, 2009
B.Com (Economics and Law) (cum laude), North-West University, 2007

Lawyer Rankings

South Africa > Competition

(Next Generation Partners)

Burton PhillipsWebber Wentzel

Webber Wentzel has impressed in big-ticket mergers, competition-related damages claims, market investigations and other prohibited practice engagements. It has a number of very senior practitioners within the team. Martin Versfeld is highly rated for prohibited practices and litigation, while Desmond Rudman, Robert Wilson and Daryl Dingley are also senior names. Burton Phillips is an emerging talent.