Lydia Ferreira began her legal career in 2011.
Her practice focuses on all aspects of Human Resources law, both through providing advice and assisting (inter)national clients with litigation.
Before joining Flinn, Lydia collaborated with other major law firms specialized in employment law in Brussels. From 2015 to 2019, she developed her expertise and her network as parliamentary attaché in charge of Social and Economic Affairs in the Belgian Federal Parliament.
French, English, Dutch, Lingala
- Master of Laws – University of Louvain-La-Neuve (UCL), 2010
Membership and Activities
- Member of the Brussels’ Bar (B) since 2011
- Member of the editorial board of SocialWin (Larcier) since 2015
As a member of the editorial board of SocialWin, she regularly publishes articles in French on employment law news and social status of self-employed workers, including those mentioned below.
- Taxation of the right to combine (‘bridge’) two separate periods of employment – May 2021
- La fiscalité du droit passerelle – mai 2021
- ‘Serious misconduct’ and wearing the veil – June 2021
- Motif grave et port du voile – juin 2021
- ‘Serious misconduct’ and posts on social networks – April 2021
- Motif grave et mentions sur les réseaux sociaux – avril 2021
- Accidents on the way to work and discrimination – July 2021
- Accident sur le chemin du travail et discrimination – juillet 2021
- Presumption of a permanent employment contract in the case of successive fixed-term and replacement contracts (Constitutional Court ruling of 17 June 2021) – June 2021
- Présomption de CDI en cas de successions de CDD et de contrat de remplacement (arrêt de la cour constitutionnelle du 17 juin 2021) – juin 2021
- Simplified exemption from contributions for the self-employed – 2019
- Dispense de cotisations simplifiée pour les indépendants – 2019
- Focus on the collaborative economy rules – March 2017
- Focus sur les règles en matière d’économie collaborative – mars 2017
- Government tackles bogus employment contracts, the Programme bill of 2 June 2016
- Le gouvernement lutte contre les affiliations fictives, projet de loi-programme du 2 juin 2016