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DLA Piper LLP

Employment

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What the team is known for

Acts on a range of employment matters, including restructurings and collective dismissals. Also represents clients in contentious cases before the employment tribunal, including discrimination litigation and social security disputes. Clientele includes international pharmaceutical and retail companies. Able to assist with matters regarding international employment law and advise international clients on establishing branches in Belgium, drawing on the firm's global footprint. Additionally advises on pensions matters, as well as social and internal investigations.

Strengths

A client values that "the lawyers know the legal side but they also understand the company and the consequences of the employment measures. They try to think what is the best operational solution for the company."

Work highlights

Advised Jump Belgium on the employment side of the launch of services in Belgium, particularly concerning the hiring of employees and the internal health and safety policy.

Notable practitioners

Eddy Lievens has a broad practice, representing clients in social investigations, including following accidents at the workplace, restructurings, collective dismissals and social elections. According to a client, "he has a lot of experience and a pragmatic approach."

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Employment

DLA Piper LLP

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Location

WOLSTRAAT - 70 – RUE AUX LAINES

Brussels

Brussels

Brussels Capital Region

Belgium

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Belgium

Employment


Eddy Lievens
Band 4