Laurent J. Corgnet
LLB, BCom, GDLP, LREA
Principal Solicitor & Managing Director, Migration Agent (MARN 1467849)
Laurent, the founder of Albatross Lawyers, is a dual French-Australian citizen who migrated from Paris (France) to Australia in 2001 and has a “hands-on” understanding of the migration process. He was admitted in the legal profession as a solicitor by the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2008 and has worked both in-house and in law firms.
He has been actively involved for more than 10 years in the franchising industry for a chain of food retail outlets in several continents, from Australia-Pacific to the Middle East and the Americas. His duties ranged from legal services to a full operational CEO position in the USA.
During his earlier career, Laurent has led a business broking department for a major Australian commercial real estate company. He worked also in the legal advisory and wealth portfolio management department of a large real estate developer in the Middle East.
He holds a double degree in Laws and Commerce (double majors in Management & International Business) from Bond University (Queensland). He obtained his Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from QUT (Queensland) and is a fully licensed real estate agent from REIQ (Queensland). He is a member of the Queensland Law Society (QLS), the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA), the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), and several other professional associations or alumni. Laurent is registered [MARN 1467849] as a migration agent with the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA). He is fluent in both English and French, intermediate Spanish and has good notions of Japanese and Mandarin.