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  • Catholic University of Leuven, B.A. (2010)
  • Catholic University of Leuven, LL.M. labor and employment law (2012) cum laude


  • Brussels


  • French (Fluent)
  • Dutch (Fluent)
  • English
Alex Franchimont, Associate Brussels
Phone: +
7, Rue Joseph Stevens
Brussels, B - 1000

Alex Franchimont is an associate in the Brussels office of Crowell & Moring. He focuses on labor and employment law and on data protection issues in the context of the employment relationship.

Since September 2013, Alex has also been a junior affiliated researcher at the Institute of Employment Law of the Catholic University of Leuven.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Alex worked in the labor and employment department of another international law firm and a highly-ranked Belgian business law firm, where he advised both international and national companies, mainly in the retail and aviation sectors.

Alex assists both national and international companies with their complex employment issues. These involve, amongst others, restructurings, closure of companies, termination of employment contracts, drafting and reviewing work regulations and policies, international employment matters, audits/due diligences for multinationals, and drafting and negotiating Collective Bargaining Agreements.

Alex also has wide-ranging experience in litigation regarding these matters on behalf of his clients before Belgian courts, both in French and in Dutch.


Admitted to practice: Brussels

Speeches & Presentations

  • "Employment Law Aspects of Subcontracting (Posting of Workers, Liability, Well-Being at Work)," Webinar for Kluwer (October 20, 2016). Speakers: Evelien Jamaels and Alex Franchimont.
  • “Pre-retirement anno 2016,” Kluwer Pension Conference 2016, Brussels, Belgium (January 26, 2016). Presenters: Evelien Jamaels and Alex Franchimont.
  • "Social Elections 2016," Seminar Belgian Institute for Company Lawyers, Brussels, Belgium (September 17, 2015). Presenter: Alex Franchimont.
  • "Psychosocial risks and harassment at work," Seminar Institute of Employment Law of the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium (March 31, 2015). Presenter: Alex Franchimont.


  • "Belgium Labour & Employment," Getting the Deal Through 2017 (May 22, 2017). Authors: Emmanuel Plasschaert, Evelien Jamaels, Alex Franchimont.
  • "Wet eenheidsstatuut overleeft tweede veldslag niet," (noot onder GwH 17 september 2015), NjW, afl. 335, 70-76 (2016). Author: Alex Franchimont.
  • "Psychosociale risico’s en grensoverschrijdend gedrag op het werk " [Psychosocial risks and harassment at work], Arbeidsrecht deel 2, Brugge, die Keure, 317-370 (2015). Author: Alex Franchimont.
  • "Kinderarbeid" [Child labor], Wet en Duiding Kids-Codex, Brussels, Larcier, 92-94 (2014). Co-Author: Alex Franchimont.
  • "Heeft een deelnemer van een sportcompetitie recht op ziekte-en invaliditeitsuitkeringen bij gezondheidsschade ontstaan naar aanleiding van de sportcompetitie?" [Is a participant in a sports competition entitled to sickness and disability benefits in case of health damage occurred during a sports competition?], Wet en Duiding Sport, Brussels, Larcier, 892-896 (2013). Author: Alex Franchimont.
  • "Wachtdiensten en recht op loon" [Standby duty and the right to salary], P&O afl. 3, 12-14 (2012). Co-Author Alex Franchimont.

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