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Matthew Jacobs


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



Language(s) spoken: English, French

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

Legal Assistant(s): Rachel Morris

Matthew practices business law. Matt helps clients regularly on mergers and acquisitions, e-commerce and technology, corporate governance, and commercial law. Matt particularly enjoys working with emerging companies. Matt has experience in advising start-ups from incorporation all the way to their capital raise (seed series) and everything in between.

Representative Litigation:

Education & Career


Institute for the Future of Law Practice Certification, 2021
University of New Brunswick, JD, 2018
Memorial University of Newfoundland, BA, 2014


Member, Canadian Bar Association
Director, Atlantic chapter, Global Lawyers of Canada
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


Co-author, “Copyright Update”, 24th Intellectual Property Law: The Year in Review

January 16, 2020

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