Together with the team, I have defended a number of high profile cases in international employment law issues related to dismissal and contractual claims of companies and international mobile employees. I have also acted as advisor on the employment law aspects related to a number of major restructuring operations, involving transfers and collective lay-offs of personnel. On a compliance side, I have been working extensively on projects involving a pragmatic approach in creating a flexible workspace in respect of working time, home working, salary and benefits structuring as well in respect of non-discrimination, diversity and equal treatment.
A large part of the clients I assist are European or globally based companies, but I am acting for several local Belgian companies and individuals as well. The clients I assist are active in a diversity of economic sectors such as manufacturing, pharmaceutical, banking, media and service areas.
I graduated from the Catholic University of Leuven as a Master of Laws in 2009 and also hold a Master's Degree in Social law from the University of Brussels (2010). I was admitted to the Brussels Bar in 2010 and joined Fieldfisher in 2011.
I am a member of the European Employment Lawyers Association and a regular contributor and editor or a Kluwer Legal Journal on international employment, social security and tax subjects.
I am ranked as "Next generation lawyer" in the "Legal 500" and as "Associate to watch" in the "Chambers & Partners" legal guides and for employment law in Belgium.
I regularly speak at internal and external seminars on employment and social security law issues.
My mother tongue is Dutch and I am fluent in French and English.
In my spare time I enjoy travelling and I practice various sports.