Sjoerd van der Velde

Attorney at law / Partner

Sjoerd has been working as an attorney at law since 2002. He is one of the founding partners of Ovidius. Previously, Sjoerd was a partner at another Dutch niche firm. Before that, he worked for many years at a major Dutch law firm. Sjoerd specializes in employment law, and has extensive experience in retail, IT and healthcare. In addition to being an attorney at law, Sjoerd is a member of the advisory board of an international professional association in healthcare.

Sjoerd is registered with the Netherlands Bar in the following area of law:

– employment law

The standards of the Netherlands Bar require him 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