Dr. Pieter Pecinovsky is of counsel at Van Olmen & Wynant, specialised in employment law.
Pieter graduated from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) as a Master of Laws in 2013. Additionally, he obtained the degree of Doctor of Laws at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) in 2018. His PhD on EU economic governance and the right to collective bargaining was awarded the Brian Bercusson Award on European Labour Law 2019.
Currently, Pieter works as a legal advisor (Of Counsel) and knowledge manager at Van Olmen & Wynant. In addition, he is Affiliated Senior Researcher at the Institute for Labour Law of Leuven University (KU Leuven) and he teaches comparative labour law at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and comparative industrial relations law at the UCLouvain. In the previous years he functioned as lecturer in social law at KU Leuven.
Pieter is a part of the Editorial Board of the Arbeidsrecht Journaal and of the Nieuwsbrief Arbeidsrecht. He is also a member of BEGASOZ/ABETRASS (Association of Belgian Professors of Social Law), the Belgian Association of Industrial Relations (BVVA) and the Academic Network on the European Social Charter and Social Rights. In addition he is appointed as expert in the Belgian Advisory Council of Social Criminal Law.
Pieter regularly speaks on academic and practical conferences and seminars in Belgium and internationally and publishes in academic journals, blogs and books.