Anne-Valérie Michaux (Brussels, 1978) has been an attorney since 2002 and worked as a teaching assistant in labour law at the University of Namur from 2005 to 2011. She has also taught courses in other contexts on the topics of labour law and legal issues in connection with human resources.

She is versed in all aspects of human resources law and her areas of expertise include negotiation of employment and service contracts, advice on pay scales, consulting for foreign companies looking to develop their business in Belgium, social security for migrant workers, the social status of executives, advice to executives about their end of career and matters concerning harassment and discrimination.

Anne-Valérie regularly publishes articles in various specialised journals focusing on labour and social security law. She was also the author of the work entitled Précis de droit du travail (Labour Law Handbook) published for the first time in 2010 by Larcier editions.

Anne-Valérie obtained a law diploma from the University of Louvain (2001 – summa cum laude). During her studies, she also studied at the University of Salamanca (Spain). She later obtained an LL.M. in commercial law from the University of Cambridge (2004 – first class).

Her working languages are French, Dutch and English.

From 2002 to 2010, she worked as an attorney with the firm Claeys & Engels, while also serving as a university teaching assistance starting in 2005. In 2010, she was a founding member of the firm Crabeels-Michaux that later merged with Reliance in 2013.


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