Jacob practices international trade and investment law. He represents both Canadian and international clients in trade remedy and investment dispute litigation, including a recent NAFTA Chapter 11 investment arbitration. Jacob also provides strategic advice to businesses on customs compliance, and government clients on free trade agreements and WTO matters.
While attending Queen’s University, Faculty of Law, Jacob competed in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria as well as pre-moots in Montréal, Washington, New York, Belgrade, and Budapest. Jacob also participated in an exchange with the National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law, and was the recipient of the WeirFoulds LLP Award in Remedies Law.
Prior to attending law school, Jacob was an elected Ward Councillor in the Township of Uxbridge, and worked in an advisory capacity to both a Federal Cabinet Minister and Provincial Member of Parliament.