is a Jean Monnet Lecturer in EU Public Law at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG).
Laurent joined the Law Faculty of NUIG in 2004 and teaches EU Constitutional Law, EU Substantive Law, EU Competition Law as well as Law and Regulation on various programmes offered by the Faculty. He holds a Doctorate in Law and a Master’s degree in Public Law from the Faculty of Law of Aix-en-Provence (France). He graduated in 1996 from the Institute of Political Studies of Aix-en-Provence and studied at the University of Limerick (1994-1995) and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1996-1997). From 1998 to 2003, he worked as a Teaching Assistant at the Faculty of Law of Aix-en-Provence. Laurent also successively held the position of lawyer to the Office of the High Representative in Bosnia-Herzegovina (1999) and the position of Legal Clerk for Professor Louis Favoreu, one of the three international judges of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia-Herzegovina (2000-2001). Before being appointed to his current position, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Canada Research Chair on Globalization, Citizenship and Democracy (2003-2004).