Christophe Delmarcelle - DKW Law

Christophe Delmarcelle - DKW Law

Christophe Delmarcelle joined the law firm Dear Krzewinski & Willez (“DKW”) on 2 January 2018 as co-head of the employment team, together with Laurent Dear.


He has 20 years' experience in labor, social security, pensions, privacy and HR income tax matters. With broad experience in both individual and collective dismissals, he has developed a strong practice of advising on the dismissal of top executives. He advises on transfers of undertaking, the social aspects of major reorganizations, trade secrets and privacy issues including on Byod, whistle-blowing, monitoring, pre-employment checks, GDPR etc. He also focuses on social and tax aspects of comp & ben matters such as share related, stock-option and bonus schemes, self-employment and management companies, present and deferred compensation structures, split salaries, secondments and international mobility issues.

He worked at various major international law firms and was a partner at Bird & Bird for 8 years before joining DKW.

Since 2010, he is a supplemental judge at the labour tribunal of Brussels.

Admitted to the Brussels Bar in 2001 and the Luxemburg Bar in 2015.

He regularly speaks at seminars and conferences; he wrote for various legal journals (JTT, Expat News) including a book on stock options.

Christophe is fluent in French, Dutch and English