Jacob Blakely is a corporate and commercial lawyer with over 10 years experience in private practice and 7 years experience in funds management in Australia and New Zealand. His focus is on M&A, acquisitions and disposals of businesses, corporate restructures, and providing general counsel advice on commercial and corporations law, shareholder issues, and commercial contracts.
Prior to joining the firm in April 2021, Jacob worked at leading New Zealand and Australian commercial law firms, working out of their Auckland, Christchurch, and Sydney offices. He has also previously worked in funds management at Macquarie Bank and AMP Capital in Sydney in product development roles.
- Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Australia, listed in Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2023)