Jake Lowther

Trainee, Sweden

My service areas

  • Corporate and M&A
  • International Arbitration

Summary

Jake is an Australian-qualified lawyer who worked at a top-tier law firm in Perth. While there he worked in employment law, corporate and M&A and on construction transactions with clients predominantly from the mining and energy sectors, among others. He has work experience from the Republic of Korea and from Germany, where he completed his LL.M. in International Dispute Resolution.

Professional experience

Magnusson
Trainee, 2020-

KCAB INTERNATIONAL
Foreign Legal Specialist, 2019-2020

Mundus International
Editor & Contributor, 2018-2020

Hanefeld Legal
Intern, 2017

Ashurst
Lawyer, 2015-2016

Education

  • University of Notre Dame Australia (LL.B. (Hons)/Arts), 2014
  • Australian National University (GDLP/LL.M.), 2016
  • Humboldt-University of Berlin (LL.M.), 2017

Bar admissions

  • Admitted in Western Australia (Legal Practitioner), entered on the Register of Practitioners at the High Court of Australia

Languages

  • English – Native
  • Swedish – Fluent
  • French – Advanced
  • German – Conversational
Publications
  • Keeping Intra-EU ISDS Alive: The Supreme Court of Sweden Requests Preliminary Ruling from the CJEU on Validity of Arbitration Agreement in Light of Achmea Decision (Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 2020)
  • TDM IACL Case Report Cube Infrastructure Fund SICAV and Others v Kingdom of Spain (ICSID Case No. ARB/15/20) – Award and Dissenting Opinion – 15 July 2019 (TDM IACL, 2020)
  • Hong Kong Arbitration Week Recap: Private Equity, Financial Services and Insurance Disputes – Don’t Hesitate to Arbitrate (Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 2019)
  • Spotlight on Berlin: A Model ADR Venue (SchiedsVZ, 2019)
  • Summary of Young-OGEMID Symposium No. 8: “Doubletalk: The Problems and Pitfalls of Bilingual Lawyering (September 2018)” (TDM, 2018)
  • Book Review: The Lex Mercatoria in Theory and in Practice by Orsolya Toth (Journal OIA, 2017)
  • The Importance of LGBTIQ Inclusiveness in Law Firms (Brief, 2015)