Sabrina Bandali practices international trade, anti-corruption, and regulatory law. She represents Canadian and international clients in matters relating to trade and investment treaties, customs law, foreign corrupt practices, export controls, economic sanctions, trade remedies, and international dispute settlement. She also provides strategic advice related to international business and regulatory compliance, and conducts internal investigations for trade and anti-corruption matters.
Sabrina is a tenacious advocate for her clients. She has litigated matters before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (including the Commercial List) and international arbitral tribunals. She represents clients in trade verifications and appeals of customs valuation, tariff classification, and origin decisions by the Canada Border Services Agency.
As part of her advisory practice, Sabrina helps clients understand the tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade that affect importers and exporters. She assists businesses in designing and implementing anti-corruption and import/export compliance programs.
Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Sabrina practiced civil and commercial litigation. While attending the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, Sabrina competed in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and was recognized as the top oralist in the Canadian National Tournament.
Sabrina is a member of the Advocates' Society and the American Bar Association. She currently serves as Communications Officer of the Canadian Bar Association Women Lawyers Forum and is Chair of the Ontario Bar Association Equality Committee.