Sarah Benzidi
Senior associate - Attorney at Law

Sarah Benzidi

Sarah Benzidi, attorney at law, is a member of the Litigation & Risk Management practice group in our Brussels office. She has a broad experience in counselling and litigation in commercial disputes.

About Sarah Benzidi

Sarah is an all-round litigator, specialising in national and international dispute resolution with a particular focus on commercial disputes and administrative and criminal investigations in the financial sector.

Sarah has assisted clients in many investigations and disputes, including:

  • advising financial institutions in investigations and proceedings conducted by the Financial Services and Markets Authority
  • assisting a multinational established in Belgium in bribery and anti-money laundering investigations
  • defending a Belgian investment group in multijurisdictional disputes regarding the sale of one its subsidiaries
  • defending a railway operator in several cases relating to advertising in rail stations

Sarah is also research assistant in civil procedure at Université de Liège, as well as a teaching assistant in civil law at Université libre de Bruxelles.

Memberships

  • Brussels Bar (Ordre français des avocats du Barreau de Bruxelles), 2014

Qualifications

  • LL.M., Harvard Law School (Cambridge, MA, USA), 2017
  • Law degree, Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), 2013

Languages

  • French
  • English
  • Dutch

Publications 

  • F. LEFEVRE and S. BENZIDI, Gros plan sur la FSMA : Chronique de jurisprudence depuis la création de la Commission des sanctions à nos jours, Bruxelles, Larcier, 2020 (306 p.)
  • F. LEFEVRE and S. BENZIDI, « Gros plan sur la FSMA : Chronique de jurisprudence depuis la création de la Commission des sanctions à nos jours – Introduction », Dr. banc. fin., 2020/4, 264-269 

  • S. LOOSVELD and S. BENZIDI, The International Investigations Review, Belgium and EU Overview, Edition 10, August 2020, 23-31 and 68-81
  • S. BENZIDI, « Med-Arb: How to Mitigate the Risk of Setting Aside or Refusal of Recognition and Enforcement
of a Med-Arb Award », New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Spring 2018, vol. 11, No.1, 64-76

T: +32 2 743 43 07
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