Sophie Maes

Partner - Belgium

Sophie Maes has been a partner at Claeys & Engels since 2009. Within Ius Laboris she chairs the Global Mobility and Immigration Expert Group.

  • Languages : 
  • Dutch
  •  - English
  •  - french

Claeys & Engels

Boulevard du Souverain 280, 1160 Brussels, Belgium

Tel: +3227614600
Mail: [email protected]
https://www.claeysengels.be

International employment and business immigration specialist

Sophie advises national and international clients on various aspects of international employment including business immigration (work permits, single permit, visa and residence of foreign employees), all aspects of individual and collective employment law and social security law.

Sophie graduated from the University of Leuven in 1997, having studied in Leuven and at the University of Rouen (France). She obtained a special degree in labour law from the University of Brussels in 1998. Sophie often speaks at seminars in Belgium and abroad and has authored various articles. She assists clients with seconding employees to Belgium, structuring simultaneous employment in various countries, starting up activities in Belgium, restructurings and acquisitions.

Sophie often works closely with other members of Ius Laboris on transnational projects and queries. She has a particular interest in global mobility and corporate immigration issues, (prohibited) lease of personnel, flexible work arrangements and dismissal law.