Kathleen Vercraeye

Master of Laws K.U. Leuven 1986.
‘Aggregated’ Higher Education K.U. Leuven 1986.
Member of the Dutch Brussels Bar (Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten) since 1986.


Practice areas

  • Business-economic law: advice and litigation (in various business sectors: aviation, textiles, petroleum, ICT, etc.).
  • Individual and collective labour law: advice and litigation for companies concerning collective dismissal, employment conditions, restructuring, etc., as well as for private individuals.
  • Civil law: mainly contract law.

Professional activities

  • Director ‘Voorzorgskas voor Advocaten, Gerechtsdeurwaarders en andere zelfstandigen OFP’ (social security office for lawyers, bailiffs and other self-employed OFP).
  • Lecturer training college of the Dutch Brussels Bar (deontology and communication).
  • Former president of the Dutch Brussels Bar (2014-2016).
  • Former member of the General Assembly of the Flemish Bar Association (2004-2005 en 2016-2018).
  • Former director of the ‘Orde van Vlaamse Balies’ (Flemisch Bar Association) (2005-2013 and 2020-2023).
  • Former board member of the ‘Vlaams Pleitgenootschap’ (Flemish junior bar) of the Brussels Bar (1993-1997).
  • Former member of the Council of the Dutch Brussels Bar (1998-2002 and 2016-2017).
  • Lecturer principles of law + social legislation at the HONIM institute in Brussels from 1986 to 1989.


  • Dutch mother-tongue
  • Excellent command of French
  • Good command of English
  • Passive knowledge of German