Frank Hendrickx (Belgium) : What if sport and labour law have become interlocked?
Prof. Dr. Frank Hendrickx obtained his law degree (1992) as well as a baccalaureate in philosophy at the University of Leuven (Belgium). In 1997, he obtained an LL.M. from the London School of Economics (United Kingdom). He obtained his doctorate degree at the University of Leuven in 1999. Between 1994 and 2000 he worked as an attorney at the Antwerp and Brussels Bar. He is professor of labour law at the Law Faculty of the University of Leuven (Belgium), holds a part-time Chair in European labour law at Tilburg University (The Netherlands) and has been a visiting scholar at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (2008).
Frank Hendrickx specializes in Belgian, European and comparative labour law, employment privacy law and sports law. He is General Editor of the International Encyclopaedia of Laws, Editor of the International Encyclopaedia of Labour Law and Industrial Relatoins, and Editor-in-chief of the European Labour Law Journal. He is President of the Belgian Association for Labour Law and Social Security Law and Board Member of the Belgian Association for Labour Relations. He has published numerous articles and books and regularly advises national and international governmental institutions as well as private organisations in the areas of labour law and sports law.