Jayelle Friesen




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Education & Qualifications

  • Manitoba Bar (2023)
  • JD (Manitoba, 2022)
  • BA (Manitoba, 2014)

Jayelle is an associate with the firm’s business law group practicing primarily in the areas of general corporate / commercial law, mergers and acquisitions and commercial financing.

Jayelle practices in the area of corporate/commercial law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and commercial financing. She has experience working with local, national and international businesses, including franchises, across a variety of industries.

Jayelle summered with the firm in 2021 and obtained a Juris Doctor from the University of Manitoba in 2022. She returned to the firm complete her articles in 2023. During law school, Jayelle was the senior student editor of the Manitoba Law Journal’s special annual issue, “Underneath the Golden Boy,” an issue devoted specifically to legislation and public policy. She also worked as a student intern with Christian Legal Fellowship, with a research focus on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms issues.

  • Governance Coordinator, Manitoba Law Students Association (2021-2022)

  • Teacher and Program Coordinator, CANU Law (2019-2022)

  • Student Executive, Christian Legal Fellowship, Robson Hall (2020-2022)

  • D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize for highest standing in Family Law, Robson Hall Faculty of Law (2022)

  • Shelly M Weiss Memorial Scholarship, Robson Hall Faculty of Law (2020)

  • President’s Academic Scholarship, Providence Theological Seminary (2017)

  • Delta Epsilon Chi Award for highest academic achievement, Steinbach Bible College (2014)