Nicolas Simon is a partner at Van Olmen & Wynant (Brussels, Belgium), specialising in employment law, with a focus on psychosocial risks (ie, harassment, violence), discrimination and privacy issues related to the use of new technologies in the workplace. He also regularly advises international clients on cross-border work.
Nicolas graduated from the University of Brussels in 2006 (ULB). He holds a Master’s in business law from the University of Ghent (UGent, 2007).
He has extensive experience as a litigator before the courts. He covers the various aspects of individual employment law, such as employment contracts, service agreements, individual dismissals and self-employment issues, as well as collective labour law, including collective dismissals and closure or transfer of undertakings, collective actions and strikes and social security.
Nicolas has been a speaker at numerous conferences for the Belgian Institute of Company Lawyers, on various topics such as strikes and lock-outs, psychosocial risks and privacy in the workplace. He is also a regular speaker at in-house client seminars. He is the author of the Belgian chapter of The Labour & Employment Disputes Review (The Law Reviews).
Nicolas Simon is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and contributes to the preparation of international reports.