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Paul GEEREBAERT
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Paul Geerebaert heads the firm’s Labour and Employment Practice Group. His daily fare consists of legal questions relating to individual and collective dismissals, transfers of undertakings and the drafting and negotiation of individual and collective labour agreements. He acts for many international and Belgian companies and advises in matters relating to employment law. He regularly pleads before Labour Courts throughout the country.

Paul ranks amongst the leading labour lawyers in Belgium.

He has a law degree from the University of Ghent (UGent 1987) and a degree in economic law from the University of Brussels (ULB 1990).

Paul joined Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick in 1990, where he became a Partner in 2001.

Recent Matters

  • Successfully defending a German client in an anti-Semitism case before the labour court of Ghent, division Kortrijk (September 2016).

  • Assisting two companies of a courier express group in their respective collective dismissal proceedings (end 2016 - early 2017).

Market Recognition

  • Paul Geerebaert has been recognised since 2011 in Legal 500: is “customer-focused, passionate and pragmatic”, and has “broad expertise” - Legal 500 2013

  • Since 2017, he has also been individually ranked in Chambers and Partners: “he is very practical, the advice is pragmatic and he absolutely gets the international context. You can tell he is used to giving advice to people from different jurisdictions.”

Professional Memberships

  • Lex Mundi Labour and Employment Group
  • Lex Mundi Employee Benefits and Pensions Group
  • European Employment Law Association
  • Employment Law Association

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