Jim Matemane

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director 
       +27 11 783 8020 
                 +27 83 675 3069
               matemane@mhalaw.co.za

Jim is a senior director at MHA with over 20 years’ post admission experience in various aspects of law including, corporate commercial law, in general. He is the Head of our Competition Law practice. Jim has extensive experience in various of regulatory law and commercial law aspects including, but not limited to, oil and gas, energy law (electricity and IPPs), mining, mergers and acquisitions, competition law, ports law, public private partnerships, communications law and commercial property law. 

Jim holds a B.Proc (University of the North), LLB (Wits), LLM - Company Law and Intellectual Property Law (Wits) and LLM - Communications Law (Wits).

He worked for the Land and Agricultural Policy Centre from May 1996 to June 1997 as a researcher. The work focused on research on policy, land tenure, land restitution, redistribution and drafting all the relevant land reform legislation and regulations. Jim also worked at the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (Wits) as a researcher, focusing on land restitution and redistribution.

Jim worked in Parliament during 1998 and 1999 as a senior researcher. During his employment in Parliament, Jim initiated, drafted, participated in public consultations, carried extensive research including on international approaches and/or best practice, discussed, prepared reports on, advised the Portfolio Committees on, and the passing of over fifty pieces of legislation.

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