Position: Partner
Telephone: + 264 (0) 64 40 5660
Email: alet.louw@englinglaw.com.na

Key Practice Areas

Commercial:

  • Competition & antitrust
  • Contract
  • Corporate & commercial
  • Environment

Advises on:

  • Preparing and submitting merger approval applications to the Competition Commission
  • Merger control compliance advice
  • Abuse of dominance complaints
  • Complaints relating to anti-competitive conduct
  • General advice on compliance with local competition laws
  • Drafting and settling of contracts
  • Conducting legal due diligences
  • Conducting legal research
  • Regulatory advice

Career

  • B Comm (North-West University)
  • LLB (North-West University)
  • LLM cum laude (North-West University)
  • Admitted as Legal Practitioner in Namibia (2011)
  • Member of the Law Society of Namibia

Professional involvement:

  • Member of Standing Committee of Bursaries and Sponsorships of Law Society of Namibia (2016)
  • Member of Standing Committee of Commercial Law Commission of Law Society of Namibia (2016)

Highlights:

  • Attending to the sanctioning of the transfer of United Funeral Insurance’s long-term insurance business to Liberty Life Namibia as contemplated by section 36 of the Long-term Insurance Act
  • Attending to various local merger notifications, in particular Wesbank Transport and FP du Toit Transport (acquisition of assets and properties in transport business); Fides Bank and Trustco (acquisition of shares in bank); Rosenthal, Safari Guns and Agra (acquisition of shares in arms and ammunition businesses); Sefalana Namibia and Metcash; and Sefalana Namibia and Megasave (acquisition of business of hybrid store group); Cadilu Fishing and Iberconsa Group (acquisition of shares in fishing company); LKI NamGem Holding, the Government of the Republic of Namibia and NamGem Manufacturing (acquisition of shares in diamond manufacturing company); PSG Konsult and Western Group (acquisition of shares in insurance business); Ritter’s and Frans Indongo Investment Trust (acquisition of shares in Toyota franchise dealership)
  • Acting for a number of entities regarding restrictive business practice and/or abuse of dominance investigations undertaken by the Competition Commission

Publications:

  • Chapter on Namibia in ‘Balancing of interests in environmental law in Namibia’ in The balancing of interests in environmental law in Africa (PULP Pretoria 2012)
  • Academic article: ‘Does Namibia’s Constitution provide an enforceable and pursuable environmental right?’ Namibia Law Journal (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Windhoek 2010)
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