Reliance is a law firm specializing in labour and employment (employment contracts, compensation structures, individual and collective redundancies, restructurings, transfers of undertakings, fake self-employment, service agreements, discrimination, non-compete, international mobility, protected employees, collective labour relations, …).

Our team works in Dutch, French and English for both Belgian and foreign clients.

Reliance belongs to the international platform of Littler (, the world’s largest employment and labour law practice, with more than 1,500 attorneys in 83 offices worldwide. The firm’s singular focus on labour and employment law and its reputation as an innovative and global firm, provides clients with extensive legal offerings in important business and governmental centers throughout the world.


Employment and service contracts, wage structures, individual and mass redundancies, restructurings, company transfers, executives, international mobility, protected workers, collective relations, privacy, career ends, complementary pensions, …


Reliance’s specialists boast training gained with renowned business legal firms and are thus experienced in dealing with demanding circumstances and providing legal advice to produce pertinent solutions, while never losing sight of the client’s concrete expectations and strict deadlines.


Reliance’s streamlined structure makes it an agile firm of labour relations attorneys able to offer personalised services at affordable conditions, and always with the involvement of the partners themselves.

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Increase in EU employment law legislation du...

On 17 November 2017, the EU proclaimed the so-called European Pillar of Social Rights, a set of 20 key principles and rights delivering new and more effective rights for citizens. It has 3 main categories: (i) equal opportunities and access to the labour market, (ii) dynamic labour markets and fair working conditions and (iii) public…


Labour court finds pay scales in industry se...

On 11 April 2019, the Leuven Labour Court rejected a worker’s claim for back pay based on the pay scales of industry sector No. 200 (formerly No. 218) which covers more than 54,000 companies in Belgium. The pay scales of industry sector No. 200 provide for an adjustment to the salary according to seniority understood…


The failure to pay the compensation in lieu ...

On the occasion of its order of 12 March 2018, the Labour Court of Brussels recalled the applicable principles with regard to the statutory limitation vis-a-vis the failure to pay the compensation in lieu of notice. It is reminded that by virtue of Article 15 of the Law of 3 July 1978 relating to the…


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