International specialist in dismissal, transfer of undertakings and outsourcing issues
Chris specialises in labour and employment law, more specifically dismissal law (both individual and collective). He is also a specialist in transfer of undertakings, outsourcing and applicable law issues in an international context. In the field of European law, Chris pays particular attention to issues related to the European Works Council.
Chris graduated from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) School of Law, where he also obtained his doctorate. He also has a master’s degree in law from the University of California, Los Angeles. Chris currently is a Professor at the KU Leuven School of Law, where he teaches ‘Arbeidrecht en Onderneming’ and European labour law.
Chris publishes widely in the area of labour law and also participates in many national and international seminars on the subject. Chris has acted as advisor to the European Union on matters such as the European Works Council and the evolution of labour law. He has also advised the International Labour Organisation.