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Caroline Debehault


CMS DeBacker
Chaussée de La Hulpe 178
1170 Brussels
Languages French, English, Spanish

Caroline began her career in Labour and Social Law with Elke Duden at Linklaters (Employment).
After several years in a public law firm, Caroline joined CMS in 2019 and specializes in Labour and Social Law in both the private and public sectors.

Caroline also holds a Master's degree in History and has taught this subject for several years in upper secondary education.

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Relevant experience

  • Assistance to public authorities in public employment law and public procurement
  • Administrative litigation before the Council of State and the Courts and Tribunals of the Judicial Order
  • Assistance to public authorities in the drafting of draft regulations
  • Advice and litigation before Labour courts on various aspects of Labour law (collective dismissal; dismissal for serious cause; industrial accident, etc.)
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  • T. VAN OVERSTRAETEN and C. DEBEHAULT, "Employee monitoring : Barbulescu v. Romania", E-Commerce Law Reports, 2016, vol. 16, issue 01, pp. 3-5.
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Lectures list

  • "Marché de services ou contrats d'emploi?", seminar organised in the framework of the "Après-midis du Droit public, January 2019.
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  • 2009 – Université libre de Bruxelles, ULB, (Master in History)
  • 2013 – Université Saint-Louis, USL, (Bachelor in Law)
  • 2015 – Université catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, UCL (Master in Law)
  • 2015 – Bar admission (Brussels, Belgium)
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