After graduating from Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf in 1982, Jeffrey received both a Bachelor of Civil Law and a Bachelor of Common Law from McGill University in 1986. He is a member of the Bars of Quebec and Ontario. Jeffrey holds a doctorate in law from Université Laval.
Jeffrey is a partner and heads the litigation department of the firm. His practice is in litigation, specializing in product liability, real estate and construction law.
Jeffrey is also an accredited arbitrator and mediator. He specializes in the resolution of construction and product quality claims. He holds the designation of Chartered Arbitrator (C. Arb) and Chartered Mediator (C. Med.) from the Institute of Arbitration and Mediation of Canada and the Institute of Mediation and Arbitration of Quebec.
Jeffrey is a leading practitioner in Quebec in the law of product quality and defective workmanship and is the author of the reference book on the subject, La garantie de qualité du vendeur en droit québécois. That book is regularly quoted by the Courts of Quebec, the Quebec Court of Appeal and on six occasions by the Supreme Court of Canada.
Jeffrey is also a contributing author of the book La construction au Québec: perspectives juridiques. He writes regularly on various aspects of product liability, real estate, environmental and construction law.
For a period of seven years, Jeffrey was a member of the Bar of Montreal's Liaison Committees with the Superior Court of Quebec and with the Court of Quebec. Jeffrey was Chair of the Nominate Contracts Group of the Joint Committee of the Bar of Quebec and the Chamber of Notaries of Quebec responsible for making recommendations to the Quebec Ministry of Justice for the revision and harmonization of the English and French versions of the Civil Code of Quebec.
Jeffrey is an Adjunct Professor at McGill University's Faculty of Law where he teaches the law of sale and product liability in relation to Quebec Civil Law, Canadian Common Law and international law.
For over five years, Jeffrey was a professor at the Quebec Bar School (Montreal Centre). He has also been invited on ten occasions to give presentations to the judges of the Quebec Superior Court and the Court of Quebec on the law of defects and manufacturer's liability. Jeffrey was named as the product liability representative for Canada to the Conference of the International Academy of Comparative Law in Brisbane, Australia.
Jeffrey was recently appointed a Governor of the Quebec Bar Foundation.