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Claeys & Engels

Work +32 2 761 46 00
Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent, Hasselt, Kortrijk, Liege

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 1

Claeys & Engels

Comprised of almost 90 lawyers, including 16 partners, Claeys & Engels is the largest Belgian labour and employment law boutique and is a member of the international network Ius Laboris. The firm is mainly involved in advisory work but also handles high-profile litigation. The firm was involved in a large number of proceedings in connection with the Belgian social elections 2016 to elect employee representatives. Names to note are Olivier Debray, Jean-Paul Lacomble and dismissal law expert Chris Engels.

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Chris Engels - Claeys & Engels

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Offices in Liege, Kortrijk, Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent, and Hasselt

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Claeys & Engels

  • Legal interest rate for 2017 fixed at 2% per year

    Since 1 January 2017 the legal interest rate decreased from 2.25% to 2%. In fiscal matters and in matters involving the National Office for Social Security (NOSS) the rate remains 7% for now.
    - Claeys & Engels law firm

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