Ria holds a Master of Laws, specialized in employment law and social security law.She is a partner within BDO, with almost 40 years of experience in Legal practices, and is responsible for the department Employment law.Ria is author of a number of publications and co-author of various publications and is repeatedly consulted by the media as an expert on industrial relations. She is known for her organization of and participation to various study days and seminars.Ria has been working for local as well as multinational companies in a variety of assignments such as due diligence, M & A, restructuring, negotiations with union representatives, individual and collective dismissals and closing down of companies, operation of Work’s Council etc . . . Ria is particularly appreciated by her colleagues and clients for her pragmatic and solution-oriented treatment of the cases that are entrusted to her.