Jessica Higgins (née Frame)

Associate, Ōtepoti | Dunedin

LL.B, B.A, University of Otago


d: +64 3 467 7176

m: +64 27 213 7682


Jessica is an Associate in our Employment team and is based out of the Dunedin office. Jessica specialises in advising on employment matters including employment agreements and policies, disciplinary matters, redundancies and personal grievances. Jessica has a special interest in education law within the employment law space, and regularly advises principals and school boards.

Jessica graduated in 2012 from the University of Otago, with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (Majoring in History). Jessica was admitted to the bar in May 2013.

Jessica is the co-convenor of the Otago Women’s Law Society and a Board Member of Knox and Salmond College. Outside of work, Jessica is passionate about yoga and is a qualified yoga instructor.