Emmanuel Plasschaert is a partner in Crowell & Moring’s Brussels office and head of the Labour & Employment team. Emmanuel advises national and multinational companies on a wide range of individual (employment agreements and policies, labour regulations, discrimination, well-being at work, termination, protected employees, etc) and related social security aspects. Emmanuel is well known for his experience in collective labour law in relation complex restructurings (transfer of undertakings, mass dismissals and closure of undertakings) and collective labour law disputes. He also helps employers to manage the HR data protection and privacy issues that companies increasingly have to face.
Emmanuel is a seasoned litigator. He has represented clients before the Belgian and EU courts for more than 20 years. The insights he has gained as a litigator allow him to offer pragmatic advice to clients facing tricky liability issues, and to help them anticipate and mitigate the associated risks.
Emmanuel’s clients include multinational corporations in many industry sectors (such as logistics, military, airlines, energy, telecommunications and consultancy services).