Grant Jenkins

Of Counsel


Hong Kong SAR

Grant specialises in derivatives and structured finance.

He has extensive international experience on a wide range of products, having worked in London, Amsterdam and Hong Kong.

Grant worked for five years as a senior lawyer at the AIG Financial Products group, including being based in Hong Kong as General Counsel for Asia for three years. Previously he had varied structured finance practices at both a magical circle and a large US based international law firm. His experience includes structured credit transactions (including credit linked notes and repackagings), structured equity financings (both loan and derivatives based), structured repos and securities loans, listed structured note programmes, cryptocurrency linked products and OTC derivatives matters. Grant is qualified in England & Wales, Hong Kong and South Africa.



Admitted as attorney, South Africa, 1994

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2002

Admitted as solicitor, Hong Kong, 2017


B.Bus.Sci. (Hons), University of Cape Town, 1989

L.L.B., University of Cape Town, 1991    

Postgraduate course (Dutch Finance and Securities Law) (cum laude), Grotius Institute, 1999

L.L.M. (Commercial Law), University of Cape Town, 2001

Mediator, Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, 2011


A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.