With over  20 years of experience, Vinciane Rysselinck is a Senior Counsel in the employment team in Brussels. She is recognised as a ‘very efficient and commercial’ lawyer by Legal 500. She specialises in the labour implications of company takeovers and business downsizings, as well as cross-border employment and social security matters. Her expertise is particularly valued by Belgian, US and Indian clients in the real estate, retail and tech, media and comms sectors.

Vinciane also assists companies with various kinds of labour disputes before the Belgian labour courts, and with senior executive appointments and dismissals. In that regard, she regularly coordinates cross-service and multi-jurisdictional projects.

She was one of the founding team members of Osborne Clarke Belgium in 2013.

Vinciane regularly publishes client insights and newsletters, for example in the Business Immigration newsletter. She also holds regular client training sessions and engages as speaker at employment conferences.

She is a member of the European Employment Lawyers' Association and the Belgian Employment Lawyers' Association.


Belgian public real estate regulated company

Advising a Belgian public real estate regulated company for the appointment of their new CEO

Publishing Company

Advising on all HR aspects of a merger between a major publishing group and a smaller publishing company

Belgian Employment Agency

Advising a major Belgian employment agency in connection with some complex regulatory issues and related litigation

Multinational IT company

Negotiating a collective bargaining agreement on flexible work for a multinational IT company

IT Company Specialised in Biotech Consultancy

Providing day to day advice to an IT company specialized in biotech consultancy

Major IT company

Advising a major IT company in connection with some complex regulatory issues, along with their day-to-day HR issues

Biotech Consultancy Company

Assisting a biotech consultancy company with a formal procedure for moral harassment at work

INPO's in the EU Quarter

Advising INPO's which are based in the EU quarter in Brussels on the employment issues of their operations