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Océane De Ridder


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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  • 2020 - Bar admission (Brussels, Belgium)
  • 2020 - University of Louvain, UCLouvain - Belgium (Master  of Laws) 
  • 2018 - University of Saint-Louis-Brussels, USLB - Belgium (Bachelor of Laws)
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CMS advised Kereis in connection with the acquisition of a majority stakeholding...
CMS Belgium advised Kereis, the Europe’s largest insurance broker for specialist credit-related life insurance, backed by Bridgepoint, in connection with the acquisition of a majority stakeholding in...
CMS Belgium advised the Czech rolling stock manufacturer Skoda Group on...
CMS Belgium advised the Czech rolling stock manufacturer Skoda Group on the acquisition of TheSig­nalling­Com­pany (TSC) from Lineas and ERTMS Solutions. TSC develops and produces signalling systems and...
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...