Jacob Schuurmans-Stekhoven


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F: +61 (0) 7 3307 5555



Jacob joined HBA in early 2020 and works across Queensland workers’ compensation, casualty, professional indemnity and health law.

He spent four years as a Legal Assistant at Bramwell Chambers while completing his law degree, including doing research in varied and complex areas of legal practice. He was admitted to practice in early 2018, and then spent around two years doing plaintiff work including most recently at Shine Lawyers within its Medical Negligence team.

Jacob drafts court documents for litigated proceedings in various jurisdictions throughout Australia, undertakes extensive discovery, as well as prepares briefs to Counsel, medical practitioners and other experts.

Jacob graduated from the University of Queensland in 2017 with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (Italian and Spanish).


Why clients like him …

Jacob is thorough and analytical. He thinks critically about the issues in a dispute and, having worked on the plaintiff space for several years, he can anticipate requests and tactics from the other side.