Jacob qualified with Macfarlanes in 2014. He acts on a broad range of contentious matters, with experience in dealing with very large trusts and cross-border disputes. Jacob has particular expertise in disputes relating to trusts, probate, and civil fraud, and is one of the editors of Butterworths 'Wills, Probate and Administration Service'.
Jacob studied French and Russian at Bristol University, before taking the Graduate Diploma in Law. He speaks French and Russian and is a member of the British Russian Law Association