Leon Jacobs Business Real Estate Lawyer BC

Leon Jacobs

604 988 5201
[email protected]

Legal Assistant
Saba Sharafoddinzadeh
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Leon is an accomplished legal advisor with a focus on corporate commercial law as well as real estate and trusts. He brings to Ratcliff considerable expertise, having practiced law in South Africa for 12 years as a private practitioner and as in-house legal counsel at one of Africa’s biggest trust companies.

Leon’s experience includes:

  • Drafting, negotiation, and implementation of commercial contracts
  • Wills, estates, and trusts
  • Real estate transactions, including large-scale commercial and industrial property
  • Intellectual property and asset protection
  • Dispute resolution

Leon lives with his family on the North Shore. Together, they enjoy exploring local mountains and trails.

In The Community

  • Member, The Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, North Shore Bar Association


  • LLM in Trust Law, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • LLB, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2006
  • WIPO Intellectual Property Law Specialization, University of South Africa
  • Certification at National Committee on Accreditation

Year Of Call

  • British Columbia, 2022
  • South Africa, 2010