Jacob is an associate in the fraud and criminal litigation team. He qualified into the team in October 2018 after completing his training at Russell-Cooke.

Since joining the department, Jacob has a varied case-load, acting for individuals on a private and Legal Aid basis, preparing cases in the Crown Court and Magistrates' Court.

Among his current Crown Court cases, Jacob is acting for one individual accused of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, and another accused of common assault, burglary and sending malicious communications.

During his training contract, Jacob did seats in the following teams: commercial and regulatory litigation, fraud and criminal litigation, charity and social business, and property litigation.

Before beginning his training contract at Russell-Cooke in October 2016, Jacob worked as a criminal litigation paralegal at a central London firm. Prior to that, he worked for five years as a research officer for a consultancy advising clients on the Middle East and North Africa, during which time he undertook his legal studies.