Recognized as being one of the best real estate practitioners in Canada, Laurent specializes namely in files involving land assembly and the acquisition and sale of real estate (industrial buildings, multi-unit residential properties and shopping centres). On a regular basis, he advises clients on the negotiation and drafting of offers to lease and lease agreements in the context of shopping centre development and on real estate purchase and sale agreements. His practice also includes negotiating and drafting various other real estate agreements. Noted for the excellence of his practice in Who’s Who Legal, Chambers Global and The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Laurent is a member of both the Canadian Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the Organizing Committee of the Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute of Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.