Specialists in social law.
Nothing more, nothing less.

Sotra's expertise encompasses all branches of labor law, social security law and HR tax law, in the private and public sector.

Our services

We mainly offer our services to corporations and to public administrations. We also assist managers and company directors who have specific needs in social law and HR-tax law.

TeamOur lawyers

The expertise of Sotra's lawyers focuses exclusively on employment law and income tax in the field of human resources. Their experience is solidly built on many years of practice, advising a wide diversity of demanding clients

OfficesWhere to find us

Our practice is 100% digital: we offer our services online, by videoconference and by phone. But we do of course have offices in Brussels and Namur, because sometimes it is convenient (and pleasant) to meet each other in person!
12 May 2023

Remote working abroad: more flexibility on applicable social security legislation

A new European Framework Agreement allows employees to carry out up to 50% of their work in their home country, while remaining subject to the social security system of the member state where their employer is based.

17 March 2023

Annual leave entitlement now reinforced

A Royal Decree of 8 February 2023 allows workers who are unable to take their annual leave due to illness, accident, maternity leave, parental leave, adoption leave, prophylactic leave or foster care leave to transfer these days to the following calendar year.

28 October 2022

New right to demand more predictable and stable working conditions (CBA No. 161)

CBA No. 161 introduces the right for private sector workers to request, under certain conditions, a form of employment with more predictable and stable working conditions. The CBA also provides specific guarantees for workers who make use of this right. These new measures came into force on 1 October 2022.



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SoCast is a podcast produced by the law firm Sotra. We comment on the essential legislative and jurisprudential news in social law, in the private sector and the public sector.

AgendaUpcoming events

All events
As well-regarded specialists, Sotra's lawyers are regularly invited to speak during seminars and conferences on topics of social and fiscal law.
17.10.23 From 12:00 to 13:30
Sotra, Advocaten, Webinar Brussel
Webinar | Middaguur Sociaal recht

Tijdens dit webinar bespreken wij de sociale actualiteit, zowel de wetgeving als de rechtspraak komen aan bod. De nadruk wordt gelegd op de nieuwe reglementaire bepalingen en de ontwikkelingen in de rechtspraak die een concrete invloed hebben op de ondernemingen. Deelname en documentatie zijn helemaal gratis.

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19.10.23 From 12:30 to 14:00
Sotra, Avocats, Séminaire hybride Bruxelles
Séminaire | Les Après-midi du Droit social

Au cours de ce séminaire, nous passerons en revue les actualités sociales (législation et jurisprudence inédite) du trimestre écoulé. La participation, ainsi que la documentation, sont gratuites.

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26.10.23 From 12:00 to 14:00
Advocaten, , 1050 Brussel
Webinar "Sociale Verkiezingen 2024" | Sessie 2 - De pre-electorale fase

In de loop van december 2023 moeten de bedrijven de eerste formaliteiten vervullen in het kader van de sociale verkiezingen van mei 2024. Het is dan ook hoog tijd om te starten met de voorbereiding van deze eerste stappen.

Tijdens dit tweede seminarie van de reeks “sociale verkiezingen” staan we stil bij de verkiezingsprocedure zelf door concreet de opeenvolgende stappen te overlopen. Hierbij komen de volgende onderwerpen aan bod: 

  • De algemene organisatie van sociale verkiezingen: de kalender
  • Regels inzake taalgebruik
  • Regels inzake de communicatie met werknemers en vakbonden
  • De stappen in de procedure van dag X-60 tot dag X
  • Te gebruiken documenten en hoe deze in te vullen
  • Overeenkomsten met bestaande sociale overlegorganen of met de vakbonden
  • Aanduiding van de stembureaus
  • Anticiperen op het elektronisch stemmen en op het stemmen per brief
  • Anticiperen op de bescherming tegen ontslag
  • Enz.

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The first streaming platform on Belgian social law

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For the price of a "traditional" seminar, you can access our trimestrial social news webinars and numerous thematic webinars: social elections, Covid-19, GDPR, work rules, business secrets, basic trainings, alternative remunerations, etc.

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