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Vincent Busschaert is one of the leading labour lawyers in Belgium. His daily fare consists of legal questions relating to individual and collective dismissals, transfers of undertakings, company restructuring, corporate labour law and the drafting and negotiation of individual and collective labour agreements. He acts on a daily basis for various international and Belgian clients and he is an experienced litigator in labour and employment matters. He further advises on issues such as incentive plans and fringe benefits.

Vincent also specialises in corporate law. 

He holds a law degree from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven 1987) and a degree in international law from the University of Brussels (ULB 1990); in addition, he has a degree in finance from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven 2000).

Vincent has been an attorney since 1990 and a Partner at Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick since 2001. He has been the Managing Partner of the firm since January 2013.


Recent matters

  • Assistance of several clients in the automotive industry as to their commission plans, labour structure, etc.
  • Assistance of various clients in their restructurings, such as transfer of undertaking, collective dismissal.
  • Assistance of clients in a number of high profile redundancy cases.

Market recognition

  • Vincent Busschaert “provides prompt, commercial advice, which is always clear” - Chambers 2011
  • Vincent Busschaert’s “industry knowledge is overwhelmingly good”. He is recommended and praised for advising clients on court cases, who say  “its percentage of winning cases is high” - Legal 500 2011-2012
  • Vincent Busschaert is recognized as a 'leading individual' in Labour and Employment - Legal 500 2013

Professional memberships

  • Lex Mundi Labor and Employment Group
  • Lex Mundi employee benefits and pensions Group
  • European Employment Law Association
  • Association des Juristes Practiciens du Droit Social

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