Joyce Cieza

Joyce Cieza co-leads the firm’s Labour and Human Resources area. She is an expert in labour law and occupational health and safety, as well as in the procedural and administrative aspects of these matters. She also has extensive experience in gender and immigration matters.

She advises on labour and human resources matters, as well as on immigration and occupational health and safety, to a wide range of national and foreign companies in the industrial, commercial and service sectors.

Joyce’s practice includes the design of personnel selection systems, recruitment (direct and indirect), remuneration, compensation and terminations (individual and collective), as well as advice on the execution of the processes deriving from them, avoiding contingencies or reducing them to the minimum possible. She also participates on a recurring basis in negotiations for the resolution of labour disputes of all kinds.

He has been involved in numerous corporate restructuring transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and spin-offs, among others, and specialises in the management of the labour aspects derived from these (due diligence).

She also provides specialised advice on the implementation and use of information and communications technology systems within the framework of an employment relationship, as well as for their adequate control and supervision within the parameters of the applicable labour regulations.

In the field of occupational health and safety, Joyce has successfully led the implementation of the Occupational Safety and Health Management System – OSHMS in companies in various sectors. In addition, she advises clients on all preventive and corrective aspects necessary to comply with current safety and health standards, including the execution of preventive audits in the form of simulations. She frequently sponsors clients in administrative proceedings before the Superintendencia de Fiscalización Laboral – SUNAFIL.

Joyce has extensive knowledge of labour migration law, particularly with regard to the rules governing the recruitment and international posting of workers, and her advice includes the procedures for obtaining work residency and visas for expatriate staff.

On the other hand, Joyce advises various clients on gender issues, such as the design of gender-based wage non-discrimination policies or the provision of specialised training on the prevention, investigation and sanctioning of sexual or sexist conduct that is rejected in the workplace. She also provides advice and close support to companies during their internal procedures for the prevention, investigation and sanctioning of sexual harassment in the workplace.

She is an accredited arbitrator before the Centre for Conciliation and Arbitration of the National Health Superintendence (Susalud) for the resolution of disputes related to the classification of occupational diseases and accidents at work.

Regular contributor and author of articles on current labour issues, both in specialised publications and in the national media.

The Legal 500 recognises Joyce Cieza as a “key player” in the area and highlights both her “analytical skills” and her “attention to detail”.

Before joining Osterling Abogados, she was an associate at Muñiz, Ramírez, Pérez – Taiman & Olaya Abogados. Between 2006 and 2007 she worked at the National Superintendence of Tax Administration and at the National Superintendence of Public Registries.

She speaks Spanish, English and French.




  • Lawyer, Universidad Privada Antenor Orrego de Trujillo

  • Second Specialisation in Labour and Social Security Law from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

    (first place - 2009)
  • Master in Labour and Social Security Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

    2010 - 2011
  • Advanced postgraduate degree in Labour and Social Security Law from the University of Seville

  • Specialisation in Strategic Management of People and Talent by Business School Executive Education - IE de Madrid

    Spain (2023)


  • Lima Bar Association.

  • Arbitrator of the Arbitration and Conciliation Centre of the National Superintendence of Health (Susalud).


Joyce enjoys sports (running and swimming) and trx training. She loves to dance marinera and enjoys all kinds of artistic expressions.



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