Marga Caproni is a partner in our Brussels office and leads the Labour & Employment team in Belgium. She is an experienced employment lawyer, who advises Belgian, European and US clients in both the private and public sector. Marga also has extensive experience in the area of workplace pensions and data privacy.

    In employment law, she advises on individual and collective employment issues and has been actively involved in several national and international restructurings, as well as individual dismissal cases, on both sides of the table. She has a special focus on data privacy issues, such as advising clients on the implications of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the employment law context, conducting company investigations, e-mail monitoring and whistleblowing schemes.

    She is co-author of Praktische gids privacy in de onderneming (Practical Guide: Privacy in the Company, 2017), which explains the application of the GDPR and other privacy legislation and provides useful guidance on compliance for HR managers, marketing directors, IT managers and corporate lawyers.

    Marga has considerable experience in the field of workplace pensions and advises clients on the implementation and modification of pension plans.

    She was praised in The Legal 500 as a lawyer who “boils issues down to key points”.

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    Education

    • KU Leuven, Belgium, Master’s, Pension Law, 2014
    • Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, Master’s, Employment Law, 2004
    • KU Leuven, Belgium, LL.M., 2003

    Admissions

    • Brussels Bar, 2007
    • Antwerp Bar, 2004

    Languages

    • English
    • French
    • Dutch
    • Recognized in Chambers Europe 2021 for: Belgium – Employment in Band 4
    • She is quoted in Chambers as:
      “Marga Caproni moves up in the rankings on the back of positive feedback, with a client highlighting ‘her speed of responding and the precision in her answers,’ and concluding that ‘she values her clients and wants to deliver the best possible service to them.’ An interviewee enthuses: ‘She is experienced, sharp and to the point.’ Caproni represents employers in unfair dismissal cases, as well as advising on the dismissal of senior personnel and disability claims. She also acts on social security matters and restructurings.”
    • Recognized in Chambers Europe 2020 for: Belgium - Employment as Up and Coming
    • Recognized in Chambers Europe 2019 for: Belgium - Employment as Up and Coming
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    • Author, “Belgische Omzettingswet laat werkgevers in de kou staan”, Tijdschrift Privacy & Persoonsgegeven, Vol. 4, 2019.

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