Philippe François


Portrait of Philippe
Philippe François heads up the employment practice in Brussels. He covers all areas of employment law, including litigation, relating to employment-related issues in the context of reorganisations, restructurings and transfers of undertakings. He also advises on outsourcing and employee consultation requirements. He is regularly consulted in cases of whistleblowing and dismissal for cause and assists clients in structuring and implementing employee long-term incentive plans (LTIPs).
Read more

Prior to specialising in employment law, Philippe had a general corporate and M&A practice.

  • What others say
    • Chambers Europe 2022: 'Philippe François is wonderful to work with - he is responsive, appreciates internal commercial dynamics, takes the time to have the bigger context and is very pragmatic.'
    • The Legal 500 2022: ‘Philippe François, authentic, very engaged, well informed, always keeps track of developments in company.
    • Who's Who Legal ranked Philippe as a "Global Leader" in Labour & Employment in 2020.
  • Ancillary functions

    Philippe is a member of the European Employment Lawyers Association and has lectured and published on various topics in the field of employment law. He is also the co-founder and a board member of the Vereniging voor sociaal recht.

  • Qualifications

    Philippe received his law degree from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) in 1991 and was admitted to the Brussels Bar that same year. He joined NautaDutilh in 1994 and was named a partner in 2002.

Cookie notification

This functionality uses third-party cookies. Change your cookie preferences to view this content or view more information.
These cookies ensure that the website works properly. These cookies cannot be disabled.
These cookies can be placed by third parties, such as YouTube or Vimeo.
By deactivating categories, it is possible that related functionalities within the website may no longer work properly. It is always possible to change your preferences at a later time. View more information.