Chambers Europe 2017 Highly Ranks O’Melveny’s Competition Law Practice

April 10, 2017


BRUSSELS—April 10, 2017—Chambers Europe 2017 highly ranks O’Melveny in the area of Competition/European Law - Belgium, highlighting Brussels partners Riccardo Celli and Christian Riis-Madsen.

“Chair of the European Competition Practice Riccardo Celli is experienced in all aspects of competition law and interviewees describe him as a ‘very experienced, strong character’ who is ‘very well plugged into the European Commission,’” the guide notes. “He advised Honeywell International on its US$5.1 billion acquisition of the Elster division of Melrose Industries.”

Chambers also reports that, “Christian Riis-Madsen heads the Brussels office and has particular experience in high-tech industries. He assisted ICAP with the EC’s investigation into yen Libor. Sources say: ‘He has great attention to detail; he will get into the details and clients like this.’”

Chambers Europe identifies and ranks the best lawyers and law firms in 53 jurisdictions in Europe and provides an in-depth analysis of the legal market of each country. The rankings are independent and objective; they are based on a large number of confidential interviews with clients and law firms in the market.

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Julie Fei
O’Melveny & Myers LLP