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Philippe De Wulf

Philippe De Wulf



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

WSG Practice Industries


WSG Leadership

Employment and Labor Group
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
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


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.


Reopening your Workplace after Lockdown: 10 Key Questions
ALTIUS/Tiberghien, July 2020

With the exit from lockdown in full swing, many companies are recalling their staff to the workplace. This article answers 10 FAQs that employers, business managers and HR specialists must consider during employees' return to work. FAQs Must employers respect health and safety measures on their employees' return to work and, if so, which ones?Yes, to the extent possible, social distancing (ie, maintaining a distance between people of at least 1...

10 Quick-and-Key Questions on a Safe Return to Work with Covid-19
ALTIUS/Tiberghien, June 2020

With the exit from the lockdown now in full force, more companies are bringing their staff back to their work premises. We have listed 10 quick-but-key questions that every business manager or HR specialist must deal with during this restart. To read the full Q&A, CLICK HERE...

No Retroactive Suspension of the Notice Period in the Event Of 'Corona' Temporary Unemployment
ALTIUS/Tiberghien, June 2020

  Up until now, there has been no suspension of a notice period served upon an employee who has been made temporarily unemployed under the ‘corona’ regime. Such a notice period started during the corona temporary unemployment and continued to run during this period. Given, as a consequence, employers would be able to dismiss employees 'cheaply', a draft bill was submitted in Parliament to have the notice period suspended in the event of corona temporary unemployment...

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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