Deborah Berkvens

Deborah Berkvens

Lawyer - Senior Managing Associate, PwC Legal BV/SRL

Deborah is a Senior Managing Associate-Attorney in the Employment Law practice of PwC Legal.  She is based in our Brussels office and advises national and multinational companies in various industrial sectors on individual and collective labour law, social security tax law and pension law.

She has experience in corporate restructuring and transfer of undertakings, compensation and benefits, social inspection audits, employment termination, self-employed collaboration forms, employee privacy issues and contract/policy drafting.

She frequently deals with due diligence assignments, acting on both the buy side and sell side of M&A transactions, and also provides post-deal harmonisation assistance.

Clients also rely on her to represent them in employment-related matters before the Belgian courts. 

Deborah is a native Dutch speaker and is fluent in French and English.

Professional background

2023 – present

Senior Managing Associate at PwC Legal - Member of the Brussels Bar

2020 – 2023

Managing Associate at PwC Legal - Member of the Brussels Bar

2019 – 2020

Senior Associate at PwC Legal 

2016 - 2019

Associate at Van Bael & Bellis

2014 - 2016

Associate at Altius


D. BERKVENS, "Le travail intérimaire dans le secteur public. Une nécessité ou un désir inapproprié ?", Coll. Etudes pratiques de droit social, Kluwer, Waterloo, 2015, 99 p.




  • Employment Law
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