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Mériem Bennari, Associate

Mériem Bennari



French: mother tongue, English: fluent, Dutch: working knowledge

Practice areas

  • Commercial litigation

Practice notes

Mériem is a litigation and commercial lawyer based in Brussels who advises and represents companies and associations from various sectors such a diversified industrials, gaming, aviation and technology.

Mériem joined the Brussels commercial litigation team in June 2021. She holds a Master of laws from the ULB (cum laude - 2016) and DPO Certificate from the University of Maastricht (2021).

She completed internships in an insurance company based in Brussels and an international telecommunication company in Malta as well as a Maltese law firm specialised in business aviation and private international law matters. Mériem gained experience as a lawyer at renowned law firms in Brussels, namely in the not-for-profit sector. She currently advises and represents clients on a wide range of legal matters, including commercial law, gaming law, data protection, contract law and litigation.

Her native tongue is French, and she is also fluent in English and has a working knowledge of Dutch.

External Presentations

  • Co-author, Arbitral awards in Belgium, 2022, Thomson Reuters, London
  • Co-author, Enforcement of judgments, 2022, Thomson Reuters, London
  • Co-author, “Doing Business”, Belgian contribution to the 2019 and 2020 editions, World Bank Group
  • Co-author, “Drones: new challenges for a new market”, October 2019, Bart International, published on their website

Qualifications and Awards

  • Data Protection Officer Certificate - University of Maastricht (2021).
  • Master of laws - ULB (cum laude - 2016)
  • Bachelor of laws - UMONS (2014)