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.
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 is a member of the Lex Mundi Labor and Employment Group.and a member of various national and international associations.
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.
Catholic University of Leuven (Finance degree) 2000
Université libre de Bruxelles (International Law degree) 1990
Catholic University of Leuven (Law degree) 1987
Vincent Busschaert is a seasoned labour lawyer whose broad practice also encompasses incentive plans and fringe benefits - Legal 500, 2022
Vincent Busschaert is recognised as one of Legal 500’s “Hall of Fame” Lawyers for Employment - Legal 500, 2022
Vincent Busschaert is recognised as Thought Leader in labour law and employment law in the 2022 edition of Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders: Labour & Employment - Who’s Who Legal 2022
Vincent Busschaert is recommended in the 2021 edition of WWL Global Leaders – Labour & Employment - Who’s Who Legal 2021
Vincent Busschaert is ranked as ‘Leading Individual’ in the area of Labour and Employment – Legal 500, 2020
Memberships & Admissions
Member of the Brussels Bar
European Employment Law Association (EELA)
Association des Juristes Praticiens du Droit / Vereniging van de Praktijkjuristen in Sociaal Recht (AJPDS-VPJSR)
Lex Mundi Labor and Employment Group
Lex Mundi employee benefits and pensions Group