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Saf Benaskar

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Saf Benaskar

 

Called to the Bar of England and Wales (Barrister)

LL.M, LL.B, BA

 

In 2018, at the age of 20, Saf graduated from the U.K. for her Master of Laws (LL.M) with a specialisation in International Law. 

 

She decided afterwards that she wanted her fifth degree to be an Accelerated LL.B with Scots and English law to extend her knowledge of different jurisdictions accordingly. Prior to her LL.M., Saf had obtained her BA in International Business Management in one year instead of four, after successful completion of a Dutch undergraduate degree in International Business Studies, which she started at the age of 14. 

 

While finishing her Barrister Training Course (London), she was also part of one of the defence team’s in the International Criminal Court, worked for a Security firm as investigative Counsel and as an assistant investigator for a well-known London Barrister.

 

She has been fortunate enough to be able to cross the bridge between (her) education and (her) hobby’s and burn the one perceiving this to be ‘impossible’, which, ultimately, resulted in her being a multi medallist and semi finalist in the World Championships of Performing Arts (Hollywood, L.A.), where she also won a Scholarship to the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. 

Saf was furthermore granted the title ‘best debater 2015’ and is also a presenter for various conferences and Fashion Weeks worldwide. 

 

In her ‘free’ time, she enjoys playing chess, reading, travelling, experiencing life in different countries and learning new languages, which have challenged her perceptions of others, gave her a relevant flexibility, as well as creativity in approaching (challenges in) the desire to build a bridge (e.g. of understanding) between cultures, backgrounds, but most importantly, between people...