Véronique Pertry

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Veronique Pertry

Véronique's practice focuses on employment law (individual and collective) and pensions. She has a special interest in public sector employment law and restructurings with an impact on the workforce in the private and public sector. She has developed extensive experience with regard to fundamental (social) rights and equal treatment.

She has been a partner at the firm since 2007 and a member of the Brussels Bar since 1998.

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Véronique holds a law degree from the University of Brussels (VUB, 1986) and a postgraduate degree in social law from the University of Brussels (ULB, 1988).

She started her career as a teaching assistant in labour law at the University of Brussels (VUB). From 1989, she worked as a legal adviser, then as an attorney, specialising in the areas of employment law (individual and collective labour law) and social security law.

Véronique taught labour law at the University of Antwerp between 2002 and 2016. She was appointed Law and Criminology fellow of the University of Brussels (VUB) in 2014.

She is a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Management Committee of the Pension Fund for attorneys, bailiffs and other self-employed professions, which adds hands-on experience with pension funds to her pensions law experience. She is also a board member of the Brussels Association of Social Law and the Belgian Pension Lawyers Association.

Véronique has been mentioned and recommended by several leading international legal directories (including Legal Experts, Practical Law Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500).

She is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences and has also published various contributions in journals and books dealing with workforce restructurings, collective labour law, pensions and equal treatment.