Chris Van Olmen is the founding partner of the law firm Van Olmen & Wynant, a ‘boutique’ law firm focusing on employment law and he is chairman of L&E Global, an international alliance of leading niche employment law firms.

Since 1999, he has been lecturing on social law in the traineeship programme organised by the Brussels Bar.

He also served as a member of the Brussels Bar Council and is a board member of the Association for Social Law.

Chris is co-chair of the employment and industrial relations law committee and a council member of the Global Employment Institute of the IBA.

Chris is also a member of the European Employment Lawyers Association and of the American Bar Association (labour and employment law section) and has been a speaker or moderator at numerous national and international seminars and conferences.