Jing Xu

Jing Xu

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Jing is an associate in Baker McKenzie's International Commercial Practice Group and the Global Antitrust & Competition Group in Toronto. Prior to joining the Firm, Jing was an associate in the Toronto office of a leading Canadian law firm.

Practice Focus

Jing has a broad commercial and regulatory practice, focusing on competition and foreign investment, international trade compliance and complex corporate and commercial contract matters.

Jing regularly advices domestic and international clients on compliance with the Competition Act and Investment Canada Act. She has experience advising on high-profile transactions and securing merger clearance with the Canadian competition regulator and has assisted foreign investors seeking regulatory approval for their investments. Jing also advises on Canadian advertising and marketing laws.

As part of her international trade practice, Jing advises clients on Canadian sanctions, export control, customs and other regulatory matters affecting the cross-border movement of goods. Her experience extends to advising companies on compliance with Canada's new anti-forced labour law from a corporate responsibility and customs compliance perspective.

As part of her general commercial and regulatory practice, Jing advises clients on product regulation, licensing and permitting requirements for doing business in Canada across a variety of industries. She has experience with complex corporate and commercial contract matters, including international franchising and distribution transactions.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Sika AG on competition and foreign investment review aspects of its EUR 5.3 billion acquisition of the MBCC Group, and the divestment of MBCC's admixtures business in the United States, Canada, the UK, the European Union, Australia and New Zealand to Cinven.

  • Provide ongoing advice to major food manufacturers regarding their food regulatory and marketing requirements.

  • Advised various multinational companies on compliance with Canadian export controls for SaaS, Cloud and related technology transfers.

  • Provide ongoing commercial contracting advice to a US based multinational related to its international sales and operations.

  • Advised Tervita Corporation on all competition matters and filings in connection with its contested merger with SECURE energy services.

  • Advised Hexo Corp on competition matters and filings in connection with its acquisition of Redecan.

  • Advised Northland Properties Corporation on competition matters and filings in connection with its acquisition of the Grouse Mountain Resort.

  • Acted as Canadian counsel to Allergan Plc., regarding all competition matters and filings in connection with its acquisition by AbbVie Inc., for USD 63 billion.

  • Advised an international telecommunications company on foreign investment filings and approvals in connection with their establishment of a new business in Canada.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association - Member
  • Ontario Bar Association - Member
  • American Bar Association (Section of Antitrust Law) - Member


  • Ontario~Canada (2020)


  • University of British Columbia (Allard Law - JD) (2019)
  • University of Toronto (BA Hons., Economics and Public Policy - High Distinction) (2016)


  • English