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Philippe De Wulf

Philippe De Wulf

Partner

Expertise

  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment and Labor
  • Labor Law
  • Social Security

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Employment and Labor Group
Member
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
Member
Profile
Philippe advises and assists Belgian and international corporations as well as senior executives in non-contentious and contentious employment matters across various sectors from ICT and automotive to hotels and chemicals. He has particular expertise in the employment, social security and pensions aspects of mergers and acquisitions and workforce restructuring.

As an experienced litigator, Philippe represents clients in a wide range of employment and social security disputes.

Having worked for both Belgian and international law firms, Philippe has considerable experience of cross-border employment situations.

Bar Admissions

Brussels Bar: 1995

Education

Human Resources Management (University College of Brussels - EMS EHSAL)
Master in European Law (University of Strasbourg)
Erasmus Exchange Programme (University of Leipzig)
Lic. Juris (University of Leuven)
Can. Juris (University of Namur)
Areas of Practice

Employee Benefits | Employment and Labor | Labor Law | Social Security | Sports and Recreation

Professional Career

Professional Associations

Philippe is a member of the International Bar Association, ‘Vereniging voor Sociaal Recht’, ‘Vereniging van Praktijkjuristen in Sociaal Recht’ and the European Employment Lawyers Association.

Articles

Do Not Forget to Provide Any of Your Employees Who Must be Present in Your Workplace with a Document to Certify this Fact
ALTIUS/Tiberghien, November 2020

Belgium is, for the second time, in lockdown. The new Ministerial Decree of 1 November 2020 stipulates that, as from today until 13 December 2020, all workers are obliged to telework. However, an exception applies when either the employee’s role or the continuity of business operations, activities and services does not allow for teleworking...

The Social Partners Have Agreed to Continue with the Social Elections and to Further Extend the Opportunities for Electronic Voting and Postal Voting
ALTIUS/Tiberghien, October 2020

Due to the dramatic increase in Covid-19 infection numbers, there were calls – once again – to postpone the social elections that are scheduled for the period between 16 and 29 November 2020. However, on 27 October 2020, the social partners reached an agreement not to do so, but to extend the opportunities for voting electronically or by post so that the elections can take place in Covid-proof circumstances...

New Teleworking Rules to Limit Further Spread of COVID-19
ALTIUS/Tiberghien, October 2020

Introduction On 16 October 2020 the government reinforced the urgent measures to limit the further spread of COVID-19. Teleworking is no longer highly recommended, but has become the standard for all employees whose roles allow for telework. Yet, the new rule is less far-reaching than that in place during the first lockdown in March 2020, as an exception now applies when the continuity of business operations, activities and services does not allow for teleworking...

Additional Articles

"De Arbeidsrelatie wet: 5 jaar rechtspraak", Oriëntatie 2012, p. 179 – 192. (with S. Diels and M-A. Staar).

"Aandachts- en actiepunten voor het bestuur van een onderneming bij dreigende insolventie", DAOR 2010, p. 105. (with B. De Moor, S. Diels and V. Van Steenkiste).


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