Tom Jenkins

Tom Jenkins

Baker McKenzie BV/SRL


Tom Jenkins is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Brussels' European, Competition Law & Regulatory Practice. Tom has been practicing competition law in London, Brussels and Hong Kong/Asia Pacific for more than 12 years. Chambers notes that, "Tom Jenkins is a special counsel in the firm's Hong Kong office and is experienced in handling both merger filings and antitrust investigations. He is praised by one client for having a great understanding of competition law in Hong Kong and around the world as well as for his quick turnaround time."

Practice Focus

Tom's practice covers a broad range of EU/UK competition law issues, including merger control, competition investigations, distribution arrangements, abuse of dominance, joint ventures, issues relating to intellectual property, and competition law and competition compliance. He advises clients on a broad range of sectors including healthcare/life-sciences, energy/mining, fast-moving consumer goods, media, logistics and IT.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised FedEx on the Chinese merger clearance aspects of its USD 4.8 billion acquisition of TNT.

  • Advised Abbott Laboratories on the Chinese merger control aspects of its USD 5.8 billion acquisition of Alere Inc.

  • Acted for a leading UK-based global telecommunications company in the first competition prosecution to take place under Hong Kong's competition law, overseeing the dawn raid and delivering the opening submissions at trial as solicitor advocate.

  • Acted for a US corporation in relation to an investigation into alleged bid-rigging by the Hong Kong Competition Commission.

  • Advising a household name in fast-moving-consumer-goods on Asia Pacific competition matters.

  • Advised a number of clients on confidential matters in relation to leniency regimes in Hong Kong and China.

Professional Honors

  • Up-and-coming Lawyer in Antitrust/Competition (China/Hong Kong), Chambers Greater China Region, 2022
  • Rising Star in Antitrust & Competition (Hong Kong), Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2022
  • Next Generation Lawyer in Antitrust & Competition (Hong Kong), Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2019-2021
  • Competition, Future Leaders (Non Partners), Who's Who Legal, 2019-2020


  • Hong Kong~China (2018)
  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2010)
  • Brussels (E-List)~Belgium (2010)


  • Oxford University (Bachelor of Civil Law) (2006)
  • London School of Economics (LLB) (2005)


  • English

Previous Offices

  • Hong Kong
  • London

Co-author, "The Merger Control Review," 10th, 11th and 12th Edition

Co-author, "The Stories Merger Documents Tell — The US, EU, Asia, Brazil, Mexico, and South Africa Perspectives" (Winner, 2019 Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic Articles, Cross-Border Issues)