Jo-Anne Nijland
‘Men exist for the sake of one another’
Marcus Aurelius (Meditations, book VIII:59)

Jo-Anne Nijland (1990)

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Jo-Anne handles cases in the area of migration law, Dutch and European administrative (procedural) law and environmental law. Before joining Prakken d’Oliveira, she acted as lawyer on behalf of the government and in that capacity assisted various public sector organisations on the local and national level. As such she has a lot of valuable knowledge and experience that can be used when conducting procedures for individuals and organizations against the government. 

Jo-Anne graduated from the Legal Research Masters program at the Utrecht University with distinction, and furthermore studied at the University of Sydney. During her studies, she conducted research, inter alia, on the phenomenon of crimmigration and the functioning of administrative procedural law in Dutch migration law.  

Lawyer since 2013



  • M.A.H. van der Woude, J.P. van der Leun & J.A. Nijland (2014), 'Crimmigration in the Netherlands', Law and Social Inquiry 39(3): 560-579.
  • J.A. Nijland (2012), “Vreemdelingenbewaring in crimmigratieperspectief. Over de rol van strafrechtelijke antecedenten en het ultimum-remediumbeginsel voor de maatregel van bewaring in de rechtspraktijk”, PROCES 91(6): 456-469. 

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