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Jacob Pfeffer

Lawyer – Capital Markets; Corporate, M&A and Private Equity

As a capital markets specialist, Jacob is driven by his passion to combine his financial, technological and legal experience to provide positive outcomes for clients. His eager and calm approach allows him to solve complex problems in a meaningful manner and he is keen and able to find the most desirable solutions in pressured environments.

Jacob specialises in the full ambit of capital markets matters, as well as providing corporate advisory counsel. He is experienced in public and private M&A primarily focused on the funds management industry.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Jacob was a lawyer at Mont Lawyers, Kardos Scanlan Lawyers, as well as Allsop Glover Lawyers.

T: +61 2 8072 8271


Corporate; Equity Capital Markets; Mergers and Acquisitions



  • Bachelor of Business – Queensland University of Technology
  • Masters Applied Finance - Queensland University of Technology
  • Juris Doctor - University of Sydney
  • Admitted to practice in New South Wales



  • Advised Australian Leaders Fund in regards to a scheme of arrangement.
  • Acted for the joint lead managers of Partners Group’s LIT listing.
  • Acted for the joint lead managers of KKR Credit Fund’s LIT listing.
  • Advised Watermark Market Neutral Fund and Watermark Global Leaders Fund in a dual scheme of arrangement.