Jan Proesmans

Jan Proesmans

Jan creates close working relationships with clients and specialises in employment law and social security law in general, with particular emphasis on complementary pensions and salary optimization and benefits.

Focusing on both individual and collective employment law, Jan handles matters regarding transfer of undertaking and also assists clients with complex litigation matters with respect to employment law issues.

Furthermore, Jan has expertise in pension law, insurance law and salary optimization and benefits with a focus on advice and litigation. In these areas he handles matters regarding occupational pension schemes, including the drafting/amending of pension regulations, pension aspects of corporate transactions and international employment situations, the governance/structure of pension funds, and all pension issues in both the public and private sectors.

Jan has a master’s in law from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) (2009), a complementary master’s degree in pension law from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) (2013) and obtained a certificate from the multi-disciplinary PensioPlus Academy (2015).

Due to his level of expertise, Jan is a frequent speaker at seminars where he addresses pension-related topics. Jan is a member of the Belgian Pension Lawyers Association (BePla). He was admitted to the Antwerp bar in 2009.

  • Languages: Dutch, English, French
  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 2014

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09.01.2020 BE law
Stibbe announces new Counsel and Of Counsel appointments

Inside Stibbe - Brussels, 9 January 2020 – The Brussels office of Stibbe has promoted Delphine Gillet (EU/Competition), Jan Proesmans (Employment, Benefits, and Pensions) and Sophie Bourgois (Dispute Resolution) to Counsel and Elisabeth Baeyens (Dispute Resolution) to Of Counsel. The new appointments have taken effect on 1 January 2020.

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09.01.2020 BE law
Stibbe benoemt nieuwe Counsels en Of Counsel

Inside Stibbe - Brussel, 9 januari 2020 – Het Brusselse kantoor van Stibbe benoemt Delphine Gillet (EU-recht en mededingingsrecht), Jan Proesmans (arbeids- en pensioenrecht) en Sophie Bourgois (geschillenbeslechting) tot Counsel en Elisabeth Baeyens (geschillenbeslechting) tot Of Counsel. De nieuwe benoemingen gaan in vanaf 1 januari 2020.

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16.10.2015 BE law
Stibbe interviewed in the press (De Morgen and Het Laatste Nieuws 16 October 2015) regarding future change of statutory minimum guarantee on employer contributions to complementary pension schemes

Articles - Jan Proesmans was interviewed by the press ("De Morgen" and "Het Laatste Nieuws") on the agreement reached between the national social partners in October 2015 to amend the legal statutory minimum guarantee (“rendementsgarantie”/”rendement minimum garanti”) on employer’s contributions to complementary pension schemes.

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09.01.2020 BE law
Stibbe nomme trois Counsels et un Of Counsel

Inside Stibbe - Bruxelles, le 9 janvier 2020 – Le bureau bruxellois de Stibbe a nommé Delphine Gillet (droit européen et de la concurrence), Jan Proesmans (droit social et des pensions) et Sophie Bourgois (droit des litiges) en tant que Counsels. Elisabeth Baeyens (droit des litiges) est, quant à elle, nommée Of Counsel. Les nouvelles nominations ont pris effet le 1er janvier 2020.

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