About African Trade Remedies

African Trade Remedies is a network of trade law enthusiasts with on-the-ground experience, knowledge and expertise in various African jurisdictions. Our website is intended to serve as a growing database of key insights, recent developments and thought-provoking opinions on trade-related issues across the African continent.

Our Primerio Team consists of experienced lawyers and economists with a passion for developing the trade governance capacity and regional integration on our continent.

Africantraderemedies.com is run and maintained by its editor (with professional and editorial support from Pr1merio Ltd.), whom you may reach via e-mail at: nicola@africantraderemedies.com. We are always looking for new, thought-provoking and topical submissions.

Authors & Guest writers

Nicola Taljaard
Associate Designate at Primerio

Nicola is currently employed as a second year candidate attorney at Primerio International, a pan-African law firm specialising in competition (antitrust), trade and corporate law.

LLB and LLM International Trade Law (cum laude) graduate from Stellenbosch University, focusing on areas of International Commercial Sales Law, Sustainable Development and Social Justice, International Law of Tax and Legal Aspects of World and Regional Trade.

Peter O’Brien
Economist at Primerio

Peter is an economist and trade advisor, with over 30 years’ experience in international economic and financial analysis, trade negotiations and deal making. Peter has considerable experience in dealing with a variety of trade issues, including non-tariff barriers. He has vast on-the-ground knowledge and experience in many regions of Africa, Peter frequently provides advice on the interplay between global and African matters, to Primerio International’s clients.