Emma Van Caenegem

+32 2 426 14 14

Emma advises and assists domestic and multinational corporations on all aspects of individual and collective employment law, from “hiring to firing”. This does not only include assistance with the drafting of employment contracts, the termination thereof but also covers (alternative) compensation & benefits related topics, involvement in complex RIF projects but also assistance in case of conflicts with employee representative bodies.

She has a particular expertise in cross border employment situations, posting set-ups and staff supply issues, including interim work and employee lending.

In addition, she assists clients with audits or investigations by the labour and social security inspectorates.

She represents clients in employment and social security related matters before labour courts.

Emma is a regular speaker at seminars and is the author of various publications.

  • Special Degree in Employment Law (Free University of Brussels – VUB)
  • Master in Law (University of Ghent)
  • Emma is fluent in Dutch, French and English
Selection of publications
What our clients say about us

Emma was named a “Rising star” by Legal 500, 2021 and 2022.

Emma Van Caenegem has a deep knowledge of labour legislation, even more importantly about some definite cases of its application in real cases. She has great capabilities to revise the case and suggest different possible scenarios, at the same time providing clear and comprehensive advice.” – Legal 500, 2022

Senior associate Emma Van Caenegem is one of the best lawyers I have worked with. She is extremely smart, her advice is always straight to the point. She understands business needs extremely well. Emma is one of these lawyers you can rely on completely.” – Legal 500, 2021