Department of Criminology, Penal Law and Social Law


Willy van Eeckhoutte

Willy van Eeckhoutte is a professor extraordinarius at Ghent University, where he has been lecturing in labour and social security law at the Faculty of Law to Bachelor’s and Master’s students respectively since 1986. Willy van Eeckhoutte also lectured at the Ghent-Leuven Management School and at KU Leuven (Course Pensions Law).

He was called to the Bar of Ghent in 1975. In 1999, he was appointed advocate with the Court of Cassation and, ever since, he has been a member of the bar of the highest court of law in Belgium.

He is the author of several books and articles and of the legal blog