Samantha Jones

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Samantha Jones is an associate in the Antitrust and Competition Team based in London. Her multijurisdictional experience covers the full spectrum of competition law, including merger clearance, merger appeals, dawn raids, cartel investigations, industry investigations and general competition compliance.


Thought Leadership


Contributing Editor, LexisNexis Competition Law Reports, South Africa, 2016-2018

Contributing Editor, Business, Law and Tax Review, 2016-2018

Co-author, “Is South African trademark law out of shape? A comparative analysis of shape marks, in light of the recent SCA and CJEU Kit Kat decisions,” Stellenbosch Law Journal, 2016

Co-author, “Registerability of Shape Marks: Europe vs South Africa,” South African Institute of Intellectual Property Publication, 2016

Co-author, “Time to overhaul the merger review process?,” WithoutPrejudice, 2016


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018, Admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa


  • University of OxfordBachelor of Civil Lawwith Distinction2019
  • Stellenbosch UniversityLL.B.2015
  • Stellenbosch UniversityBachelor of Commerce and Law2013