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  • Free University of Brussels, bachelor in law (2010)
  • Free University of Brussels, master of law (2012)


  • Brussels


  • Dutch (Fluent)
  • English
  • French (Fluent)
  • German (Beginner)
  • Spanish (Beginner)
Evelien Jamaels, Associate Brussels
Phone: +
7, Rue Joseph Stevens
Brussels, B - 1000

Evelien Jamaels is an associate in Crowell & Moring's Brussels office and a member of the firm's Labor & Employment Group.

Evelien’s practice mainly focuses on individual and collective labor law. She assists both national and international companies with their complex employment issues. These concern, for example, restructuring, closure of companies, termination of employment agreements, drafting and reviewing of employment agreements, work regulations and policies, drafting and negotiating Collective Bargaining Agreements, and audits/due diligence for multinationals. Evelien has also gained particular experience in the employment of non-EU workers in Belgium (work permit, visa, residency permit, etc.).

Evelien coaches law students from the Free University of Brussels and she is a member of the Social Law Department of this University. She also teaches as a visiting professor at the Brussels Erasmus Hogeschool.

She is a regular contributor to the Dutch-language financial/economic magazine Trends. In this publication, Evelien responds to questions regarding Belgian and EU labor law that have been sent in by readers (for example, concerning flexible working time).

Evelien is a member of the Editorial Board of the Flemish Bar.


Admitted to practice: Brussels

Speeches & Presentations

  • "Pre-retirement anno 2018," Kluwer Pension Conference 2018, Brussels, Belgium (February 6, 2018). Presenter: Evelien Jamaels.
  • "HR Implications of the Summer Agreement," Crowell & Moring and VBO-FEB Seminar, Brussels, Belgium (December 15, 2017). Presenter: Evelien Jamaels.
  • "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.
  • "Motivation of Termination: Update and Analysis First Case Law," Webinar for M&D Seminars (August 18, 2016 and September 30, 2016). Speaker: Evelien Jamaels.
  • “Pre-retirement anno 2016,” Kluwer Pension Conference 2016, Brussels, Belgium (January 26, 2016). Presenters: Evelien Jamaels and Alex Franchimont.
  • “Protected workers”, Crowell & Moring Seminar, Brussels, Belgium (December 10, 2015). Presenters: Emmanuel Plasschaert and Evelien Jamaels.
  • "Protected Employees," Kluwer Publishers Webinar (September 15-17, 2015). Presenters: Emmanuel Plasschaert and Evelien Jamaels.
  • "Preparing the 2016 Social Elections Strategy and Pitfalls," Crowell & Moring Seminar, Brussels, Belgium (May 28, 2015). Presenters: Emmanuel Plasschaert and Evelien Jamaels.


  • "Belgium Labour & Employment," Getting the Deal Through 2017 (May 22, 2017). Authors: Emmanuel Plasschaert, Evelien Jamaels, Alex Franchimont.
  • "Pre-Retirement Anno 2016," RABG 2016/13, 1007 (2016). Authors: Emmanuel Plasschaert and Evelien Jamaels.
  • "Hervorming berekening sociale bijdragen zelfstandigen vanaf 2015" [Reform calculation social security contributions self-employed as of 2015], Rechtspraak Antwerpen Brussel Gent 2014/3, p. 200 (2014). Co-author Evelien Jamaels.

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