Jakob studied law at the University of Vienna. He is an associate specialising in employment law within the human resources department of Eversheds Austria in Vienna.
He deals with both litigation and advising in relation to employment law. He has considerable experience working with national and foreign groups, involving cross-border operations. In 2011, he was seconded to Eversheds' office in Paris where he gained additional international experience.
Jakob has published articles in Austrian newspapers and magazines and has contributed to books in the field of employment law.