Nicolene Padayachee

Nicolene Padayachee

Associate, Johannesburg

Email nicolene.padayachee@​

Phone +27 11 286 6983

Fax +27 11 286 6901


Practice groupCorporate

Nicolene Padayachee focuses on all aspects of corporate and commercial law. This includes public and private mergers, acquisitions and disposals, as well as giving advice on franchising, product regulation, advertising and sponsorship, consumer law and the protection and licensing of intellectual property and branding. She also assists with legislative and regulatory compliance.

Education and admissions


LL.B., University of the Witwatersrand, (with distinction), 2014

B.A., University of the Witwatersrand, (Politics), 2011

Court admissions

South Africa

Representative experience

Assisted a multinational corporation with commercial due diligence review and report.

Initiation and monthly reports of high-end product recalls with the National Consumer Commission.

Preparation and filing of merger documents for the merger of two nationwide car dealerships.

Assisted in the preparation and filing of merger documents across a number of African jurisdictions.

Assisted in the preparations for an appeal pre-hearing and trial at the Competition Commission.

Assisted in award winning large multi-jurisdiction finance deals.

Assisted in the preparation for trial at the Constitutional Court.

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