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Océane De Ridder

Junior Associate

CMS DeBacker
Chaussée de La Hulpe 178
1170 Brussels
Languages French, Dutch, English, Italian

Océane is specialized in employment and social security law. She intervenes in litigious proceedings and advises clients in non-litigious files.

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  • 2015 -2018 : University of Saint-Louis Brussels, USLB (Bachelor in Law – bilingual program) 
  • 2018 - 2020 : University of Louvain-La-Neuve, UCLouvain (Master in Law) 
  • 2020 : Bar admission (Brussels, Belgium)
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CMS ad­vised Tech­no­logy & Strategy, a com­pany backed by the French private...
CMS ad­vised Tech­no­logy & Strategy (T&S), a European spe­cial­ist in tech­no­logy con­sult­ing (backed by the French private equity fund Ar­d­i­an Ex­pan­sion), in its ac­quis­i­tion of a ma­jor­ity stake in In­tys, one...
CMS Bel­gi­um ad­vised Bruker on the ac­quis­i­tion of Mo­lecubes
CMS Bel­gi­um ad­vised the US-lis­ted group Bruker on their ac­quis­i­tion of Mo­lecubes, a Bel­gian com­pany pro­du­cing high-end pre­clin­ic­al ima­ging PET, SPECT and CT CUBES.The CMS team ad­vising Bruker, was led...
CMS Bel­gi­um and CMS France ad­vised Gryphon In­vestors on their ac­quis­i­tion...
CMS Bel­gi­um and CMS France suc­cess­fully ad­vised, along­side Kirk­land & El­lis, Gryphon In­vestors (“Gryphon”), a lead­ing middle-mar­ket private equity firm, on the Bel­gian and French as­pects of Gryphon’s...
CMS as­sisted ALD with the ac­quis­i­tion of a minor­ity stake­hold­ing in Ski­pr
CMS as­sisted ALD, a sub­si­di­ary of So­ciété Générale, with its in­vest­ment in Ski­pr, a Bel­gian mo­bil­ity-as-a-ser­vice (MaaS) star­tup. Via the in­vest­ment ALD ac­quires a 17% stake in Ski­pr.The CMS team...
CMS Bel­gi­um as­sisted Prox­imus with the ac­quis­i­tion of Mo­bile Vik­ings
We as­sisted Prox­imus in con­nec­tion with the ac­quis­i­tion of Mo­bile Vik­ings, a so-called MVNO or Mo­bile Vir­tu­al Net­work Op­er­at­or, from DPG. The trans­ac­tion is sub­ject to clear­ance by the Bel­gian Com­pet­i­tion...
Bel­gi­um ex­tends COV­ID-19 so­cial se­cur­ity meas­ures re­gard­ing tele­work by...
As a res­ult of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic, many work­ers in Bel­gi­um, like oth­er coun­tries in the world, were forced to stay at home and tele­work as early as March 2020. For work­ers em­ployed in a coun­try oth­er...