Claeys & Engels
280, Boulevard du Souverain
1160 Brussels, Belgium
An Van Damme is specialized in "pension law". She advises clients on different aspects of occupational pensions, such as drafting and modifying pension plans, harmonizing pension plans after a merger or an acquisition, due application of the control legislation, corporate governance of pension funds, setting up industry wide pension schemes, opting-out of industry-wide pension schemes, etc.
An also assists clients in court with respect to occupational pensions. She is a member of IPEBLA (International Pensions and Employee Benefit Lawyers Association), and frequently gives lectures and writes articles on occupational pensions.
An is a member of the Dutch-speaking section of the Brussels Bar since 1993. She graduated from the Catholic University of Leuven (K.U.Leuven) in 1992. She studied International Politics and Economy at the American Johns Hopkins University in 1993.
An is a former co-Chair of the Pensions Expert Group within Ius Laboris.