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

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Memberships

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French Bar Association of Brussels, 2014
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Qualifications

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

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BOULARBAH, H., BENZIDI, S. (2021), Les angles morts de l’article 748, § 2, du Code judiciaire, in Questions qui dérangent en droit judiciaire, CUP, Limal, Anthemis
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LEFEVRE, F., BENZIDI, S. (2020), Gros plan sur la FSMA : Chronique de jurisprudence depuis la création de la Commission des sanctions à nos jours, Bruxelles, Larcier, 306 p.
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LEFEVRE, F., BENZIDI, S. (2020), 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
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BENZIDI, S. (2018), 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, vol. 11, No.1, 64-76