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.
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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!
08 April 2022

DPA holds employer accountable for forwarding data of a former employee

An employer who had sent data of a former employee to a local authority is held accountable by the Belgian Data Protection Authority (DPA). According to the DPA, this action violated several GPDR principles, in particular the principles of purpose limitation, lawfulness, data minimization and confidentiality.

Regulations
29 March 2022

Ukrainian refugees get temporary access to the Belgian labour market

The "temporary protection" status immediately gives Ukrainian nationals a valid residence permit and permission to work in Belgium.

International
18 February 2022

The notion of "reasonable accommodation" may include the obligation to offer alternative employment

The Court of Justice of the European Union clarifies the scope of the notion "reasonable accommodation" for disabled workers, following a request for preliminary ruling by the Council of State in 2020. 

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PODCASTSoCast

All podcasts
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.
02.06.22 From 11:30 to 12:30
Sotra, Advocaten, Webinar Brussel
Webinar Arbeidsmarkthervormingen 2022

De federale regering heeft een akkoord bereikt over een hervorming van de arbeidsmarkt om de werkzaamheidsgraad te verhogen. De aangekondigde hervormingen zullen zeker een impact hebben op de organisatie van het werk en op bestaande praktijken. Werkgevers hebben er dan ook belang bij dit goed op te volgen. In dit webinar presenteren we de belangrijkste hervormingen.


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02.06.22 From 13:00 to 14:00
Sotra, Avocats, Webinaire Bruxelles
Webinaire Réformes 2022 du travail

Le gouvernement fédéral est parvenu à un accord sur une réforme du marché du travail afin d'augmenter le taux d'emploi. Les réformes annoncées modifieront l’organisation du travail et les pratiques en entreprise. Les employeurs ont intérêt à maîtriser ces modifications. Lors du webinaire, nous présenterons les principales réformes.

Ce webinaire est susceptible d'être reporté à une date ultérieure dans l’hypothèse où les textes légaux et réglementaires ne seraient pas encore disponibles mi-mars 2022.

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07.06.22 From 08:30 to 11:30
Ibis, Wavre, Brussels East
NCOI Learning & Sotra : Actualités en Droit social
Speaker : Antoine Hallet

En une matinée, nous parcourons l’actualité en droit social (législation et jurisprudence inédite) du trimestre écoulé.

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SotrAcademy

The first streaming platform on Belgian social law

A unique offer for HR professionals

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.

Our platform is in the process of being recognised by the OBFG and the IJE.

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