Jessica Niezen

Attorney at law & Mediator

Jessica has been working as an attorney at law since 2001. She is one of the founding partners of Ovidius. Previously, she was a partner at another niche firm. Before that, she worked at one of the ‘Magic Circle’ law firms and at a major Dutch law firm. Before her career as an attorney at law, she was a university lecturer and a legal counsel at a telecommunications company. Jessica specializes in employment law and has extensive experience in the medtech, retail and recruitment and selection industry.

Jessica is also an MfN certified mediator. MfN mediators are examined and qualified mediators. The MfN register is the Dutch quality register of mediators. Jessica specializes in employment disputes and commercial disputes.

Jessica is registered to the Netherlands Bar in the following areas of law:

  • employment law

The standards of the Netherlands Bar require Jessica to obtain ten education points in each registered area of expertise every year.


Dutch Association of Employment Lawyers

International Bar Association

European Employment Lawyers Association

Association of Employment Lawyers Amsterdam

Data Protection Law Association