Jacob Stone is a partner in the Business Law Group in Québec City. His practice focuses on corporate and project financing, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital in the energy and agribusiness sectors as well as in the fields of construction and biotechnology.
Before joining McCarthy Tétrault, Mr. Stone worked in the investment and services section of the Trade Law Division of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada in Ottawa.
Mr. Stone received a Juris Doctor (magna cum laude) from the University of Ottawa in 2011 after receiving a Bachelor of Civil Law from Université Laval in 2009. Before studying law, he completed a BA (Honours) in International Relations with a Minor in Economics at Mount Allison University.
Mr. Stone is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, of the Executive Committee of the Université Laval Law Faculty journal Les Cahiers de droit, and of the Executive Committee and Council of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec. He was called to the Québec and Ontario Bars in 2012.
- "Arbitrariness, The Fair and Equitable Treatment Standard and the International Law of Investment", Leiden Journal of International Law, Vol. 25, Issue 01, 2012
- With Patrick Dumberry, "International Law, Whether You Like It or Not: An Analysis of Arbitral Tribunal Practice Regarding the Applicable Law in Deciding State Contracts Disputes under the ICSID Convention in the Twenty First Century", 5 Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy, (2012-2013)
- With Sylvette Guillemard, "La Cour suprême du Canada et la compétence internationale des tribunaux", (The Supreme Court of Canada and the International Jurisdiction of the Courts), Journal de droit international (Clunet), Vol. 136, no. 4, 2009