Simmons & Simmons strengthens Employment Team in Brussels
06/02/2019

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has expanded its Brussels office with the addition of employment specialist Dimitri van Uytvanck, who joins as counsel.

Dimitri joins the firm from Stibbe and brings almost ten years of employment law expertise to the firm. Dimitri has extensive experience in employment law and social security law, with a specific focus on the employment law aspects of corporate restructuring, flexible work arrangements, and privacy at the workplace. Dimitri also advises regularly on remuneration packages for executives, employee benefits schemes, and employment contracts. Clients highly appreciate Dimitri’s client-oriented and pragmatic approach. Dimitri worked for clients in different sectors such as financial institutions, life sciences, infrastructure, construction, transport, etc.

Julian Taylor, head of the firm’s international employment practice group, commented: “We are pleased to welcome Dimitri to our international employment group. Dimitri’s arrival is integral to the firm’s continued growth in Belgium and is a real boost to our regional employment capability”.

Koen Platteau, head of the firm’s Brussels office, continued: “Simmons & Simmons has a stellar employment practice and this recruitment is part of a further expansion of that international practice. In addition, Dimitri’s expertise will be critical for the development of other teams in the Brussels office, most notably our growing corporate/M&A practice.”

Dimitri Van Uytvanck added: “I am excited to join Simmons & Simmons’ dynamic and growing Brussels office. I am glad to become a part of this ambitious team and I am committed to develop a high-quality employment practice and to sustain the further growth of the office.”

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