Marga is a member of Loyens & Loeff Employment law, Compensation & Benefits and Pensions Practice Group in Belgium.
Her practice focuses on workplace pensions and employment matters. Marga heads the Pensions team and keeps a particular focus on certain more specialised aspects, such as data protection legislation.
In the field of workplace pensions, Marga advises clients on the implementation and modification of pension plans managed by group insurers or pension funds. She also has considerable experience in transactional work and its impact on workplace pension schemes, where she has guided several clients in their exit from multi-employer pension funds. She also regularly advises on discrimination matters and represents clients in pension litigation cases.
In employment law, she advises on individual and collective employment issues and she has been actively involved in a number of national and international restructurings, as well as individual dismissal cases, on both sides of the table. She has a special focus on data privacy.
She represents clients both in the private and the public sector, in Belgium and across Europe as well as in the United States. Marga is a regular speaker at seminars on statutory and workplace pensions, as well as on employment matters.
She is a member of the Belgian Pension Lawyers Association (BePLA) and the Belgian Association of Pension Institutions (BVPI).
Marga has been registered at the Antwerp Bar since 2004 and then the Brussels Bar since 2007.
Marga holds a Law degree from the KU Leuven (Belgium, 2003) and a degree in Employment Law from the Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium, 2004). She attended a class on Pension law at the KU Leuven (2013-2014).