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Ilse Bosmans




Ilse Bosmans



Ilse specialises in all matters related to individual and collective employment law, with a particular focus on occupational pensions, the employment law aspects of restructurings, self-employed contractor agreements, equal treatment, privacy-related matters and employment law litigation.

She has a degree in occupational pensions from the Belgian Pension Academy. She has published on pensions of internationally mobile employees, termination of employment, equal treatment, outsourcing and employment law restructuring and regularly speaks on these topics.  Ilse is also a member of BePLa, the association of Belgian lawyers specialised in occupational pensions, and of IPEBLA, the International Pension and Employee Benefits Lawyers’ Association. 

News & insights

Latest thinking - Podcast - The impact of the Brexit transition period

Publications: 24 FEBRUARY 2021

Brexit – Post-transition Q&As for employers

The end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020 has reshaped the landscape for employers. In our updated Q&As publication, we look at the impact for employment law and at considerations…

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Publications: 23 FEBRUARY 2021

Pensions in Dispute - February 2021

Welcome to our quarterly pensions litigation briefing, designed to help pensions managers identify key risks in scheme administration, and trustees update their knowledge and understanding.

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Publications: 15 FEBRUARY 2021

Covid-19 coronavirus and global employment law: Managing your workforce throughout the pandemic – can you require employees to have the vaccine before they return to the workplace?

In the latest in our series of webinars, members of Allen & Overy’s Global Employment team discussed the significant issues and challenges that employers need to prioritise in relation to managing and…

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Publications: 11 JANUARY 2021

What’s at the top of the 2021 agenda for UK pension schemes and sponsors?

Spend five minutes with members of our Pensions team as they talk about the key legal developments that will shape the first few months of 2021 for UK pension schemes and their corporate sponsors.

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Admitted to the bar, Belgium, 2004


Masters Degree in Law, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 2004

Degree Occupational Pensions, Belgian Pension Academy, 2006

Published work

Co-author of "Reform of dismissal rules in Belgium", Allen & Overy, 2014

Co-author and co-editor of "Employment issues" in International Outsourcing Law and Practice, H. Jongen (ed), Kluwer Law International, 2008 (most recent update 2013) []

Co-author, "Internationally mobile employees and pensions" in Newsletter Swiss Life Network, 2009

Co-author of "De federale antidiscriminatiewetten en tewerkstelling in de private sector: algemeen overzicht" in Het nieuwe federale discriminatierecht / le droit nouveau federale de la lutte contre la discrimination, C. Bayart, S. Sottiaux and S. Van Drooghenbroeck (eds.), Brugge, Die Keure, 2008 (on equal treatment)

Co-author of "Individuele rechtsbescherming bij herstructurering" in Herstructurering doorheen het (arbeids)recht, J. Peeters and W. Rauws (eds.), Intersentia, 2006 (on employment restructurings)