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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

Last Call to Implement Electronic Voting and/or Voting by Letter for Covid-Proof Social Elections
ALTIUS/Tiberghien, October 2020

 In principle, the decision to vote electronically should have been taken as early as February 2020, at a time when few had ever heard of Covid-19. Companies that did not do so at that time but, as a result of Covid-19, would like to do so now for security reasons or because their staff still (mostly) work from home, have been given the opportunity to still introduce electronic voting. However, they have to reach an agreement on this issue at the latest on day X + 56 (i.e...

New Rules on Temporary Unemployment from 1 September 2020: Start Preparing Now
ALTIUS/Tiberghien, August 2020

From 1 September 2020, new rules on temporary unemployment will enter into force. Companies and sectors that are substantially affected by the COVID-19 crisis can continue to apply the current and simplified COVID-19 force majeure temporary unemployment regime until 31 December 2020. The list of in-scope sectors has yet to be determined by the minister of work...

New Rules on Temporary Unemployment as of 1 September 2020: Start Making Preparations Now
ALTIUS/Tiberghien, August 2020

From 1 September 2020, new rules on temporary unemployment will enter into force.  Companies and sectors that are substantially impacted by the Covid-19 crisis can continue to apply the current and simplified ‘Covid-19 force majeure’ temporary unemployment regime until 31 December 2020. The list of in-scope sectors is yet to be determined by the Minister of Work...

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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