Véronique 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 impacting the workforce in the private as well as the public sector. She has developed an extensive experience with regards to fundamental (social) rights and equal treatment.

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

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Véronique holds a law degree from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB, 1986) and a postgraduate in social law from the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB, 1988).

She started her career as a teaching assistant in employment law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). From 1989, she worked as a legal advisor, then as an attorney, specialising in the areas of employment law (individual and collective), social security law and pensions.

Véronique was an employment law teaching assistant at the Universiteit Antwerpen between 2002 and 2016. She was appointed Law and Criminology fellow of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) in 2014 (Honorary fellow since 2017).

She is a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Management Committee of the Pension Fund for attorneys, bailiffs and other self-employed professions since 2011. She is also a board member of the Brussel Association of Social Law and the Belgian Pension Lawyers Association.

Véronique is 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 also published various contributions in journals and books dealing with workforce restructurings, collective employment law, pensions, fundamental (social) rights and equal treatment.

She handles cases in Dutch, French and English.