Mr. dr. drs. J.W.A. Dousi



Jochem Dousi is an attorney with Wijn & Stael specializing in commercial contracts. His practice includes drafting and negotiating contracts for Dutch and international clients and counseling them in their execution, amendment, and termination. Jochem also represents clients in commercial disputes.

Performance-Driven Athlete
Jochem is a pragmatic, client-centric attorney with a business, strategic and solution-focused mindset. As a former top athlete, he has developed the ability to stay focused and consistently deliver results regardless of the challenges. Jochem’s vast experience in the corporate world has served him well in understanding the interests of his clients. “As cliché as it sounds, I love the law, but my true passion lies in delivering results. And to do that, you need more than just legal knowledge.”

Law Degrees from the U.S. and the Netherlands
Jochem holds qualifying law degrees from the Netherlands and the United States and is admitted to practice in both countries. He has worked a combined six years as in-house legal counsel at both a multinational and start-up. Prior to earning his PhD with a dissertation on the interpretation of Anglo-American boilerplate clauses in Dutch contracts, Jochem worked as a research associate in Iowa and Oxford.

Professional Activities & Memberships

  • Licensed to practice law in New York

Academic Background

  • Dutch Law, PhD, 2020, Radboud University Nijmegen
  • American Law, 2010, Columbia University, New York City
  • Dutch Law, 2009, Utrecht University
  • Business Administration, 2006, Radboud University Nijmegen

Bar register of legal practice areas

Jochem has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

  • Contract law

Based on this registration, he is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.