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Jacob van der Heyden



Jacob is a seasoned lawyer situated in Melbourne, with a focus on Public Liability cases, he constantly showcases his adeptness in navigating the complex legal waters to attain favourable resolutions for his clients.

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Jacob’s experience extends to the successful settlement of matters in both the Vic County Court and Supreme Court. Additionally, his heart beats for social justice; his contributions in large-scale immigration, indigenous rights, and international human rights cases speak volumes of his commitment to justice and equity.

Known for his meticulous and relentless approach towards case execution, Jacob’s unique blend of compassion towards clients and tenacity in the courtroom sets him apart in the legal fraternity. His ability to form genuine connections with clients while maintaining a formidable stance against opponents has led to notable successes, particularly reflected in a judgment he secured for a young worker who faced a life-altering workplace injury. This case, among others, showcases his unwavering commitment to fighting for clients' rights and achieving the justice they deserve. His ongoing pursuit for furthering his legal expertise is evident as he delves into a Master of Law at the University of Melbourne.

Jacob’s academic background is robust with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from La Trobe University, augmenting his already extensive practical experience. With an undying passion for justice, strategic litigation and continuous self-development, Jacob van der Heyden is not just a lawyer, but a fervent advocate for his clients.

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