Jeffrey is a partner at Polley Faith LLP practising corporate/commercial, civil and regulatory litigation.
Education and Achievements
Jeffrey holds a BA (Hons) from Trinity College, University of Toronto; an MPhil in linguistics from Queens'
College, University of Cambridge; an LLB from Dalhousie Law School; and an LLM, also from Queens'
College, University of Cambridge. While at law school he held the Borden Ladner Gervais research
fellowship, served as a Co-Editor- in-Chief of the Dalhousie Journal of Legal Studies, represented
Dalhousie at the Gale Cup national criminal moot and won several awards. He has also published articles
in the fields of legal history and private international law in the peer-reviewed Dalhousie Law Journal.
After finishing his legal education Jeffrey served as clerk to the Hon. Justice Eleanor Dawson of the
Federal Court of Appeal. He subsequently served as clerk to the Hon. Justice Thomas Cromwell of the
Supreme Court of Canada. During his two clerkships Jeffrey worked on a wide variety of criminal,
regulatory, tax, administrative, intellectual property, civil and commercial cases. He has appeared at all
levels of court in Ontario and at the Supreme Court of Canada.
Teaching and Memberships
Jeffrey was called to the Ontario bar in 2012. He is a member of the Advocates' Society, the Law Society
of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association, the Toronto Lawyers’ Association and the Ontario Bar
Association. Jeffrey teaches in Osgoode Hall Law School’s international LLM program.