Laurent Merlet began practising law in 1990. He started out as a lawyer in the law firm of Georges Kiejman which he then took over in 1991 before founding JBLM Avocats with Josée-Anne Bénazéraf, who joined ARTLAW with him.
Graduate of the Paris Bar School (EFB) (CAPA, certificate of aptitude to the legal profession)
Post-graduate degree (DEA) in General Private law, Paris II University
Master’s degree in Judicial Careers, Paris II University