Nicholas Thoelen

Counsel - Belgium

Nicholas Thoelen is a counsel at Claeys & Engels. Nicholas is a member of the Restructuring Expert Group within the Ius Laboris Alliance.

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  • Dutch
  •  - English
  •  - french

Claeys & Engels

Boulevard du Souverain 280, 1160 Brussels, Belgium

Tel: +3227614600
Mail: [email protected]

Expert on corporate transfers and restructuring

Nicholas advises clients on a daily basis with respect to different aspects of labour and social security law. He assists clients with corporate transfers, the organisation of working hours, redundancy, controls by the social inspection and other matters. In particular, Nicholas has specialised in the transfer of undertakings, restructuring (collective redundancies and company closures), collective bargaining with unions, working regulations and privacy rights.

Nicholas is a regular speaker at internal and external seminars and has worked on several legal publications. He is also the author of the textbook ‘Conventional Transfer of Undertakings’ (2015). Nicholas obtained his master’s degree in law from the University of Antwerp in 1997 and a special degree in labour law from the Université Libre de Bruxelles in 1998. He started as a lawyer at the Antwerp Bar in 1998 and is has been a member of the Hasselt Bar since 2007.