Senior Criminal Investigation Judge, Counter-terrorism Unit, Court of First Instance, Paris, France
Judge Benichou's judicial experience includes:
2012: Court of First Instance of Paris, Counter-terrorism and Threats to National Security Unit (Senior Criminal Investigation Judge)
2011: Court of First Instance of Paris, Interregional Serious Economic and Financial Crimes Unit (Senior Criminal Investigation Judge)
2008-2011: Court of First Instance of Nanterre, France, Senior Criminal Investigation Judge
2006-2007 French Ministry of Justice (Advisor to the Secretary General)
2004-2005 Court of First Instance of Paris, Financial Unit (Criminal Investigation Judge)
2001-2004 Central Prosecution Services of the Paris Court of Appeal (Deputy Secretary General)
1999-2001 Court of Appeal of Rennes (junior prosecutor)
Judge Benichou hold a Master in Law (arbitration and litigation) from the University of Paris II Panthéon Sorbonne (1996(, Law studies at the University of Cergy-Pontoise from 1991 to 1995, and A’levels / Baccalaureate (sciences) 1990.
Other activities include, Lecturer et head of various legal training sessions in France and abroad, and publications (Journal in Computer Virology, Dalloz, British Institute of International &Comparative Law), as well as several cooperation missions and assignments / training (Europe, Asia, Middle-East).
Judge Benichou speaks French, certified level of English: C1 BULATS in 2008 (fluent), as well as basic German and Hebrew.