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Oliver s'Jacob

Oliver s'Jacob



  • College of Law, Guildford, 1998, Diploma in Legal Practice, Distinction
  • University of Nottingham, 1997, LL.B., First Class Honours, Law with European Law
  • Universitat de València, Spain, 1997

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • England and Wales


  • Spanish

Oliver is a partner in Reed Smith's investment funds group and also heads up the dedicated real estate private equity practice in London. He advises clients on all aspects of indirect real estate matters including investment management mandates, structured acquisitions of real estate, joint ventures, club deals, multi-investor funds, private and public M&A.

Oliver has advised clients on a wide range of issues related to the structuring and re-structuring of real estate transactions, products and vehicles across many jurisdictions in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. His clients include REITs, asset managers, real estate and private equity opportunity funds, sovereign investors, public pension plans, and listed property funds.

Oliver has been recognised as a "highly recommended" private equity lawyer by the UK Legal 500.

Employment History

  • 2009 - Reed Smith
  • 2005 - Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
  • 2003 - Jones Day
  • 1998 - Gouldens (combined with Jones Day in 2003)