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Matthew Jacobs

Associate

Suite 1100, Cabot Place
100 New Gower St.
St. John’s, N.L.
A1C 6K3

+1.709.570.5790

+1.709.722.4565

mjacobs@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English, French

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 2019; Newfoundland and Labrador, 2019

Legal Assistant(s): Ash Douglas

Matt’s practice focuses on innovators. He believes that new technology means new strategies that solve old problems more efficiently than before, and enjoys clients who aspire to create those changes – tomorrow’s innovators and pioneers. Throughout his practice, Matt has assisted in:

  • Acquisitions of intellectual property
  • Negotiation of video-game publication agreements
  • Due diligence and transactional work on financings/syndicated loans
  • Corporate transactions
  • Advising creditors and bankrupts throughout insolvency and CCAA proceedings
  • Tax reorganizations
  • Tax Audits
  • Tax strategy development

Education & Career

Education

University of New Brunswick, JD, 2018
Memorial University of Newfoundland, BA, 2014

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Chair, Intellectual Property section, Newfoundland and Labrador branch, Canadian Bar Association
Law student volunteer, Learning Disability Association of Canada, 2016
Peer mentor, University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law, 2016 – 2017
Student moot coach, 2016 – 2018
Student moot judge, 2017 – 2018
Team leader, University of New Brunswick’s 2018 Laskin Moot
Volunteer, Junior Achievement Nova Scotia’s World of Choices 2019

 
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