What we do ?
A quality HR legal support implies transversal knowledge and practice of the various areas of the law that affect the workers : Individual and collective labour law, Social security law, Taxation of workers, Privacy law, Pensions, Independent contracts, Immigration.
How do we work ?
We work according to 5 main principles: no problems but solutions; turn the situation around / create value; attention to detail, goal in sight; pragmatic and direct; availability and teamwork
His creative and alternative approach has helped us to close many cases in a way that was favorable to Lenovo.
As the EMEA General Counsel for Lenovo I have been working with Christophe Delmarcelle on several critical HR matters in Belgium for over a decade. His creative and alternative approach has helped us to close many cases in a way that was favorable to Lenovo, whilst in parallel still being respectful of the concerned employee. We have also appreciated his broad international network through which he was also able to assist on international matters.
His estimates and scenario analyis are accurate, realistic and reliable.
I have worked with Christophe and was able to appreciate his professional and human skills. I was impressed by Christophe's precision, apetite for details and ability to master high level calculations. His estimates and scenario analyis are accurate, realistic and reliable. On top of this, when it comes to pleading, Christophe is not shy in displaying assertiveness and a high degree of convinction to defend his client interest.
He called me back immediately although way outside office hours.
I needed Christophe's advice, he called me back immediately although way outside office hours, advised me expertly on the subject which had a dual legal face, structured his answer in a way that I could immediatly and myself implement it as I had no other choice, his advice made us win the case.
I have litterally enjoyed Christophe's services as a lawyer in a private case.
Already recommended by a colleague, I have litterally enjoyed Christophe's services as a lawyer in a private case. Christophe juggles with his expertise and creativity to bring significant value to the table. Beyond obvious juridic & rhetoric expertise, Christophe'ability to crunch numbers and master technology helps him be even more efficient and effective as a lawyer. Christophe delivered as promised (time and gain). I definitely know now where to go to if I need a lawyer.
Christophe Delmarcelle helped me brilliantly and rapidly
Christophe Delmarcelle helped me brilliantly and rapidly - with skillful and creative advice - when, as Senior Executive expatriate in Belgium, I was to peacefully negotiate a sizeable win-win deal for early departure.
Every time, he advised me in the best way and in the right timing.
I had the opportunity to request Christophe support for both social law and tax regulation topics. Every time, he advised me in the best way and in the right timing. On top of that, his communication skills has helped me a lot in understanding complicated matters. No doubt that Christophe Delmarcelle is and will be a good lawyer for many other companies.
Christophe is an excellent and effective employment lawyer who met all my requirements.
He provided a legal advice that was concise, crisp and clear. His advice was practical and articulated clear options, together with recommendations which were solely driven by my interests (as a client) and by his own interest (as a lawyer). Good ratio quality versus price.
Me Delmarcelle is again taken over by Best Lawyers in 2020 as one of the best Belgian labour law lawyers.Best Lawyers
Ranked tier 4
“Sources regard him as "solution-oriented and responsive," with clients further appreciating that "he has a lot of experience, so he can give you real-life cases and use them as background to give you advice."
Ranked tier 4
Up-and-coming partner Christophe Delmarcelle of Bird & Bird "stands out," according to sources, who note his growing reputation and authority in the market.
Associate to watch.
“Clients appreciate Bird & Bird's Christophe Delmarcelle for his "top-quality advice, ability to identify risks and fantastic guidance and vision."
Sources also comment on his responsiveness, rapid understanding and ability to break down complexities. He has past experience in tax consultancy at Deloitte & Touche and is also a supplemental judge to the Brussels labour tribunal.”