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I wanted to send you a quick note to thank you for setting us up with Jake and Carole -- they were absolutely fabulous - everything went very smoothly without any gliches and we really appreciated the way they looked after us - its been a while since we have done this.

I wanted to send you a quick note to thank you for setting us up with Jake - [he was] absolutely fabulous - everything went very smoothly without any glitches and we really appreciate the way [he] looked after us.

Jake
Ruddy

Jake Ruddy is an associate lawyer at Nelligan Law, and a member of the Real Estate and Development Group.

Jake has extensive real estate experience, and works primarily in condominium and commercial development. He also assists clients with both residential and commercial purchase and sale transactions.

Jake completed his law degree at Bond University on the Gold Coast, Australia, prior to returning to Ottawa to practice. He has experience working in commercial retail development, particularly in the financing and leasing of large commercial projects.

When approaching a problem, Jake explains to his clients all possible issues they may encounter. In doing so, he is better able to discuss what they wish to achieve and the best possible direction to take towards obtaining those outcomes.

When he is not in the office, Jake leads an active lifestyle. Throughout the year, Jake enjoys playing golf, basketball, tennis and hockey amongst other sports.

 

Education
  • Call to Ontario Bar (2015)
  • J.D., Law (with Honours), Bond University (2013)
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Political Science and Government, Bishop's University (2011)
Professional Activities and Organizations
  • County of Carleton Law Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

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