Sarah Benkalha

Manager, Associate

Sarah is an associate lawyer with EY Law LLP’s Business Immigration practice in Montréal. Her practice focuses exclusively on Québec and Canadian business immigration law, including Quebec-specific work permit types, work permit applications, Labour Market Impact Assessments and admissibility matters. Sarah has experience providing strategic advice to national and international companies on a variety of issues related to cross-border movement to meet both short-term and long-term needs.

Sarah helps to manage the Canadian immigration process for corporate clients in a wide range of industries, including, television/film, engineering, forest products, manufacturing, information technology and software services companies.


Prior to joining EY Law LLP, Sarah practiced business immigration law at a leading multinational immigration law firm in Toronto as well as in a boutique firm in downtown Montréal, specializing in the entertainment field.


In addition to being a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Sarah is a member of the Young Bar of Montréal, the Jeunes Premiers of the Théâtre du Nouveau Monde Committee, a theatre in Montréal, and the social committee of Mission Inclusion.

Sarah was admitted to the Québec Bar in 2016. She completed law school in Paris, where she had the opportunity to study at two different world-renowned universities. She holds a Bachelor’s in International and European Law from the Sorbonne University in Paris, as well as an equivalency of a Bachelor’s in Law from Université de Montréal.