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.


French, English, Dutch, Turkish, Hebrew


  • 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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    • 19/03/2020
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    Coronavirus : Update on Measures Related to Safeguarding Employment Following the Lockdown Measures of 12 and 17 March 2020

    Referring to our newsflash dated 10 March 2020, you will find below an overview of the complementary employment-related measures which have been put in place following the lockdown measures within the framework of Covid-19 as announced by the Belgian government on 12 and 17 March 2020. These measures are subject to continuous changes. The current newsflash provides an overview of the situation to date and we will keep you informed about any important developments in this respect. Click below to read the complementary employment-related measures.

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    • 10/03/2020
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    Coronavirus: Frequently Asked Questions by Employers in Belgium

    The covid-19 virus, also known as the coronavirus, continues to spread across the globe. Recently the virus arrived in Belgium as well, with the number of confirmed cases expected to rise exponentially. Employers should be prepared to take measures to ensure a healthy and safe workplace for their employees. This FAQ document answers a series of questions that have been raised by our clients - employers in Belgium.

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    • 03/10/2019
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    ECJ Rules that Pre-Ticked Cookie Checkbox Does Not Count as Consent under GDPR

    On 1 October 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the ECJ) ruled on how cookie consent should be obtained on a website. In its judgment, the ECJ explains that only active (opt-in) consent is valid and it sets out which information must be given when obtaining consent. This decision will have important practical consequences for the use of cookies. Please click below for a short client memorandum on these guidelines.

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