Kris De Schutter
Attorney at law - Partner

Kris De Schutter

Kris De Schutter is a partner in our office in Brussels and member of Loyens & Loeff’s Employment & Benefits Practice Group. He has extensive experience in alternative (flexible) remuneration, restructuring and change processes.

About Kris De Schutter

Kris has extensive experience in employment and labour law. He advises clients on the development and implementation of alternative remuneration schemes. His Flexible Reward Plans (‘cafeteria plans’) are highly regarded in Belgium. He assists and represents multinationals during restructurings, plant closures and collective dismissals and advises on legal and strategic industrial relations. He assists national and international clients with recruitment and dismissal of top managers.

He is listed as an expert in his field by Chambers & Partners and a next generation lawyer in The Legal 500 EMEA. Some quotes from 2017 and 2018 editions: "[He has the] ability to make things understandable for the client; he has excellent knowledge of his own specialist field and the related legal disciplines.“ Kris De Schutter offers a "great combination of technical knowledge and business insight," adding: "De Schutter understands our needs and always comes up with a business-oriented solution”. “(V)ery customer focused” and “a high degree of personal involvement”.

Membership

  • Brussels Bar, 2003
  • European Employment Lawyer Association (EELA)

Qualifications

  • Law degree, Universiteit Antwerpen (Belgium), 2003

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French