Johanna is a Counsel in the employment team in Brussels.

Johanna advises on collective and individual employment matters, including issues relating to non-competition agreements, employee poaching, compensation and benefits and termination. She particularly focuses on employment related privacy, questions related to new HR technologies and contingent workforces.

Johanna is part of Osborne Clarke’s international team of experts in workforce solutions and advises recruiting and staffing businesses on how to optimally manage their Belgian workforces and HR policies.

Johanna also handles employment disputes and represents her clients in the Belgian labour courts.

She spent time on secondment to Osborne Clarke’s Silicon Valley office in 2014, giving her a unique insight into the US market. Her secondment gave her considerable expertise in understanding the concerns of US companies setting up offices in Belgium for the first time and tackling all the related employment issues.

Johanna has a master’s degree in law, which she obtained from the Catholic University of Louvain.