Benoît specializes in banking and finance law as well as in regulatory insurance law. He mainly advises lenders and borrowers on financial transactions, including acquisition finance, syndicated loans, real estate finance, debt restructuring, etc.
Benoît also advises financial institutions (banks, investment funds, investment firms, insurance undertakings, pension funds, payment institutions) and public authorities, both in the performance of their day-to-day activities (securitization, capital market transactions, investment products, liability of financial institutions) and in their relationships with the regulatory authorities (licensing, prudential requirements, merger and acquisition).
He is regularly consulted by regulated entities on regulatory compliance matters. Benoît also developed an in-depth knowledge in advising insurance undertakings with their operations in Belgium in the context of Brexit.
He was seconded to the banking and finance team of CMS London.
Benoît is praised for being "really pragmatic," adding that "he understands immediately what clients need and helps out straight away." He has been mentioned as “up and coming” in Chambers .