Overview

Ionathan focuses on all aspects of employment and social security law, as well as protection of privacy in the workplace.

Ionathan has also gained experience in representing clients before Belgian courts.

Prior to joining Van Bael & Bellis, Ionathan worked for several years in the areas of employment and corporate law as well as litigation in the Brussels offices of leading international law firms.

Languages

French, English, Dutch, Turkish, Hebrew

Education

  • University of Brussels (ULB), Master of Laws, 2014
  • University of Brussels (ULB), Bachelor of Law, 2012
  • University of Brussels (ULB), Solvay Brussels School, Master in Business Engineering, 2010
  • University of Brussels (ULB), Solvay Brussels School, Bachelor in Business Engineering, 2008

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Brussels

 

 

 

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    • 20/07/2020
    • Articles

    Extension of the possibility to apply temporary unemployment due to Covid-19 force majeure

    On 17 July 2020, a Royal Decree was published in the Belgian Official Journal (Koninklijk besluit tot verlenging van de maatregelen genomen op vlak van werkloosheid in het kader van de strijd tegen de verspreiding van het coronavirus Covid-19 / Arrêté royal prolongeant les mesures prises en matière de chômage dans le cadre de la lutte contre la propagation du coronavirus Covid-19) in order to extend the possibility to apply temporary unemployment due to Covid-19 force majeure (i) until 31 August 2020 included for all companies and (ii) until 31 December 2020 included for “companies and sectors particularly affected by the corona crisis”, namely:

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    • 01/07/2020
    • News

    Suspension of the notice period during temporary unemployment due to Covid-19 force majeure

    On 22 June 2020, the law aiming to suspend notice periods notified by the employer before or during temporary unemployment due to Covid-19 force majeure (Wet tot opschorting van de opzeggingstermijn voor ontslagen gegeven voor of tijdens de periode van tijdelijke schorsing van de uitvoering van de arbeidsovereenkomst omwille van overmacht ingevolge de COVID-19-crisis / Loi visant à suspendre les délais de préavis des congés donnés avant ou durant la période de suspension temporaire de l’exécution du contrat de travail pour cause de force majeure en raison de la crise du COVID-19) was published in the Belgian Official Journal (the Law).

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    • 29/04/2020
    • News

    The Emergency Powers Decree No. 14 with employment-related measures to safeguard an adequate work organisation in certain essential and vital sectors due to the Covid-19 crisis

    On 28 April 2020, an Emergency Powers Decree No. 14 (the Decree) was published in the Belgian Official Journal in order to guarantee an adequate work organisation during the Covid-19 crisis. In particular, the Decree adopts several employment-law related measures in order to address staff shortages in certain essential and vital sectors. This newsflash provides an overview of the most important measures which may be relevant for certain employers.

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