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Cecilia Lahaye joins Strelia as Counsel and strengthens the Employment and Benefits practice
Cecilia Lahaye has joined Strelia as Counsel in the Employment and Benefits practice.
This important appointment follows the launch of Strelia’s Employment and Benefits practice in September 2017. It is testament to Strelia’s commitment to developing an excellence-driven Employment and Benefits practice, serving its corporate client base by advising on business issues that matter most to them.
The Employment and Benefits (E&B) practice is led by Pieter De Koster, partner, a recognized leading figure in that area. Pieter is now joined by Counsel Cecilia Lahaye, and together, they have over 50 years of experience in the practice area of employment and benefits.
Cecilia Lahaye is an expert lawyer in the field of employment law and civil litigation. Having obtained a Certificate of Aptitude in Court of Cassation Proceedings, she has a solid experience in litigation matters.
Before joining Strelia in January 2018, she was Counsel at a boutique employment law firm in Brussels where she was Head of Litigation.
Cecilia is an active member of the IADC (International Association of Defense Counsel), an invitation-only organization of lawyers providing litigation services and counselling to corporations throughout the world. She has moderated debates at various IADC Meetings and authored a wide array of employment and labour law related publications, ranging from transfer of undertakings to diversity on the work floor.
Pieter De Koster, head of the Employment and Benefits practice, commented: "I am very happy that Cecilia has joined Strelia. With decades of expertise and experience in employment law and litigation, Cecilia will clearly set a mark for the growth and success of our E&B practice. This will further forge the strength of Strelia as an independent boutique business law firm of premier quality."