- Admitted to the Bar, 2007
- Member of the Belgian Association of Social Law Practitioner Lawyers (AJPDS)
- Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
- Member of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Belgium (CCI France Belgique)
- Master in Business Law, 2007, at the University of Ghent
- Lic. Jur., 2006, at the University of Brussels
Nicolas Simon is a Partner at Van Olmen & Wynant, specialised in employment law, with a focus on psychosocial risks (i.e. harassment, violence), discrimination and privacy issues related to the use of new technologies in the workplace. He also regularly advises international clients on cross-border work.
Nicolas Simon graduated from the University of Brussels in 2006 (ULB). He holds a Master’s in business law from the University of Ghent (UGent, 2007).
Nicolas Simon has extensive experience as a litigator before the courts. He covers the various aspects of individual employment law, such as employment contracts, service agreements, individual dismissals and self-employment issues, as well as collective labour law, including collective dismissals and closure or transfer of undertakings, collective actions and strikes, social security.
Furthermore, Nicolas Simon acquired an expertise in day-to-day advice both from a law firm and client perspective, through secondments with large corporate clients. He is recognized for his responsiveness and practical advice.
Nicolas Simon has been a speaker at numerous conferences for i.a. the Belgian Institute of Company Lawyers, the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Belgium and the European Employment Summit, on various topics such as whistleblowing, the meta-verse, strikes and lock-outs, psychosocial risks and privacy in the workplace. He is also a regular speaker at in-house client seminars. Nicolas is the author of the Belgian chapter in The Labor & Employment Disputes Review (The Law Reviews) and has contributed to various publications on the International Employment Lawyer.
Nicolas Simon is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA). He is a regularly speaker and contributes to the preparation of international reports.