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12 Mar
Due to the current circumstances surrounding Brexit and the lack of solid information, the Embassy is not in a position to make any recommendations when it comes to procedures to follow in order to obtain the right to stay. Even though the Home Office has not communicated all the details regarding the stay of citizens from EU member states, it would from now on be prudent to keep any documents proving residency in the United Kingdom. Those documents could then be presented to the Home Office if requested.
15 Feb
Kristien Carbonez is head of the London representative office of the law firm Liedekerke. Her specific areas of expertise are national and transnational intellectual property law and European Community law and regulatory issues. She is also responsible for the international relations of the firm in general and manages the firm’s international Country Desks. Kristien is a member of the Brussels and New York Bars and is a registered European lawyer with the English Law Society. She holds LL.M. degrees from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
09 Feb
The Embassy of Belgium in London is seeking to recruit a PA to the Ambassador on a 1-year contract.
16 Oct
The Met Office has issued an amber severe weather warning for Northern Ireland as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia hit the UK. It warns of potential for injuries and danger to life and predicted gusts of up to 80mph this afternoon and evening.
13 Oct
In July, Ambassador Rudolf Huygelen took up his post at the Embassy of Belgium in the UK after 3 years at Belgium’s Foreign Ministry in Brussels. He has been active in the Belgian diplomatic service since 1989. On 12th October, he presented his Letter of Credentials to H.M. Queen Elizabeth.
02 Oct
All flights, provided by Monarch Group, were canceled on 02/10/2017 with immediate effect. The Civil Aviation Authority was asked by the British government to coordinate return flights for Monarch passengers who are currently outside the UK and who are due to return with Monarch in the coming fortnight. This arrangement applies to both British and other nationals.
29 Sep
We visited the Royal Air Force Museum in Colindale, North London, to meet Belgian researcher and military expert Kris Hendrix who has been working at the museum since April last year.
28 Jun
Sabine Vandenbroucke is currently COO/CFO operating at board level of the graphic design and branding agency Winkreative Ltd and the global news and lifestyle media brand Monocle. She is based in London.
26 Jun
Ambassador Trouveroy and his wife Nathalie arrived in London in January 2014 after diplomatic duties in Moscow. Now, after three and a half years in the UK and a diplomatic career spanning 40 years, they are returning to Brussels…to retire...? Not quite, as Ambassador Trouveroy explains.
30 May
The UK’s first ever Belgian Beer Festival on 21-22 July at the renowned Oval Space on Hackney Road provides a great opportunity to sample Belgian-made craft beers and amazing Belgian-inspired food in the heart of London.