« I swear, as a lawyer, to perform my duties with dignity, conscience, independence, integrity, and humanity ».
Ms. Sarah VALDURIEZ assists, represents, defends and gives advice to her clients in all fields of civil, economic and social life. She drafts deeds and contracts whether they concern her clients’ private or professional life.
Ms. Sarah VALDURIEZ represents and defends the interests of her clients during negotiations and in court. But it is not sufficient to understand and have a good command of all the convolutions of law to represent clients in the best possible way.
When a dispute crystallizes, it is the attorney’s responsibility to explain as clearly as possible to a judge what the dispute is about, or the chain of circumstances that has caused her client to appear in court.
The clearer the attorney’s explanations are, the better the judge will understand. He will then be in a better position to make an informed decision.
Ms. Sarah VALDURIEZ considers compassionate and attentive listening to be a cardinal virtue. She gives utmost attention to the issues submitted to her. She receives confidences and testimonies not only with much interest but also with extreme humanity. Before intervening legally or judicially, she believes it is instrumental to build a climate of trust with her client, which will make it possible for her to defend her client under conditions of perfect serenity.
In order to avoid unclear situations and in line with the frame of mind of her clients, Ms. Sarah VALDURIEZ carefully explains all of the aspects and risks of the approach, action or proceedings they may adopt or initiate. Considering that pedagogy is an essential quality, she dedicates as much time as necessary to each of her clients in order that they may benefit from the enlightened expertise of a qualified counsel. For that matter, she believes that by taking the time to share her knowledge, her clients will have the feeling that they are well considered and thoroughly involved in the action they bring.
Ms. Sarah VALDURIEZ is adamant to work with and in close cooperation with her clients, either to assist them or to represent them.
Clients contact a lawyer for the purpose of forming a company, or further to a problem, which is more or less important or serious, or as a result of the intrusion of drama or tragedy in their everyday life.
Whatever the project, the importance, the seriousness or the magnitude of the issue, it always has an impact, which is sometimes negative on the life of those whom it affects.
Ms. Sarah VALDURIEZ is quite aware of this, and this is why she puts all of her sensitiveness, intelligence, determination and pugnacity at the service of those who honor her with their confidence.
Educational backgroundMs. Sarah VALDURIEZ has a Master’s degree in International Business Law and a Master’s degree in Environmental, Quality and Corporate Security Law.
She has had the opportunity to put her skills and expertise at the service of MICROSOFT in Seattle, United States of America, and at the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission in Saclay, France.
Ms. Sarah VALDURIEZ has practiced at such internationally renowned law firms as LINKLATERS and FIDAL.
She has also developed her expertise in international and domestic litigation in the field of business law, and private law.
Ms. Sarah VALDURIEZ started her own practice in 2011 in Versailles, after being a member of the Paris Bar Association.
Ms. Sarah VALDURIEZ now has a professional network, which makes it possible for her to process cases in all their transversality, thanks to the expertise she has acquired and the diversity of the cases entrusted to her.
Ms. Sarah VALDURIEZ is active throughout the territory of France and abroad, before a large number of jurisdictions, such as the European Human Rights Court.
Ms. Sarah VALDURIEZ has been an attorney at the International Criminal Court (ICC), and a member of the ICC Bar Association since 2020.
Ms. Sarah VALDURIEZ has also been an attorney before the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals of the United Nations (IRMCT), and a member of the Association of Defence Counsel practising before the International Courts and Tribunals (ADC-ITC) since 2020.