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

For 20 years, Chris 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 past chair of the IBA (International Bar Association) Employment and Industrial Relations Law Committee and vice chair 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.