Ms. van de Merwe has served as legal counsel and analyst for the South African Competition Commission (CCSA), where she was responsible for investigating and prosecuting anti-competitive business practices. Her high-profile matters were regularly heard by the Competition Tribunal of South-Africa. Before joining the firm, she worked as a visiting lecturer at Qatar University, College of Law. Her duties included coaching the university team that competed in the 22nd Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. Ms. van de Merwe graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2009. She holds a master’s degree in Intellectual Property Law from the same institution. Ms. van de Merwe is also a member of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces of South Africa and was admitted to practice as an attorney in South Africa in 2011.