Stibbe welcomes Philip De Roo as Counsel

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Stibbe welcomes employment law expert Philip De Roo as new Counsel in its Brussels office. Philip strengthens Stibbe’s Employment, Benefits and Pensions practice as of 3 July 2023.

Philip possesses extensive expertise in employment and social security law, with over a decade of invaluable experience. He has a profound interest and expertise in the realm of international employment law. Philip regularly works for the banking and insurance sectors. He will also play a pivotal role in developing the team’s vast experience in litigation matters, encompassing employment and social security law as well as social criminal law.

Philip holds a master’s degree in law from Ghent University and an advanced master’s degree in tax law from Université libre de Bruxelles. Before joining Stibbe, he was an employment lawyer at two Belgian independent law firms for several years.

Wouter Ghijsels, Managing Partner of Stibbe Brussels: “We are excited to welcome Philip at Stibbe. Philip brings a wealth of experience to our employment practice. His expertise will enable our firm to provide our clients with integrated advice in complex employment matters. We are confident that Philip's arrival will further strengthen our employment practice and enhance our ability to navigate complex legal challenges for our clients.

Elisabeth Matthys, Partner in our Brussels Employment, Benefits and Pensions practice: “We are delighted to have Philip on board. His exceptional experience and remarkable personality are a true added value to our team. With his presence, we can enhance our ability to provide personalized services to our clients and continue to go the extra mile.

Philip De Roo: “I am excited to start this new chapter in my career and look forward to working in Stibbe’s multidisciplinary environment.