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Bokwall Rislund elects Omar El Khatib as new partner

BOKWALL RISLUND has the great pleasure to announce that Omar El Khatib has been elected to the partnership of the firm, effective January 1, 2023.

We are delighted to welcome Omar as partner. Omar is a highly skilled lawyer with exceptional commitment to our clients and to the firm. He has as the leading Swedish expert within national security and FDI successfully broadened the firm’s practice into these matters which have become increasingly important for our clients. He also brings significant international expertise and a wealth of experience within all aspects of competition law. We are confident that Omar will continue to play a key role on the Swedish market as a leading FDI and competition expert”, says Amir Mohseni, Managing Partner at BOKWALL RISLUND.

Omar El Khatib’s practice focuses on competition law and rules on national security and foreign investment screenings (FDI). Omar has broad international and domestic experience advising clients in a wide range of industries and has worked on some of the largest and most complex transactional matters in recent years. Prior to joining Bokwall Rislund, Omar was at the Brussels office of one of the leading global competition practices. He also has experience from the Swedish Competition Authority and the European Commission. He completed his Swedish law degree at Stockholm University, followed by a postgraduate diploma from King’s College in London and an LL.M. degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Omar is a member of the Swedish Bar Association and the California State Bar.

I am thrilled to be joining the partnership at BOKWALL RISLUND. The firm has since it was founded in 2015 made an impressing journey and has established itself as one of the leading antitrust and procurement practices in Sweden. I look forward to contributing to the further success of the firm in my new role together with our talented and dedicated colleagues”, says Omar El Khatib.

BOKWALL RISLUND, founded in 2015, is a highly specialized law firm. We focus solely on competition law, public procurement law and related areas of law characterized by prohibitions and sanctions where the stakes are significant for the company, it’s owners and management.