Luigi Valente

Partner | Toronto, Vaughan


Portrait of Luigi Valente


Luigi Valente’s practice is mainly transactional in nature, with a focus on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, securities law and day-to-day commercial matters. Luigi routinely advises clients with the acquisition and divestiture of shares and assets, including cross-border transactions. He has acted as counsel for both issuers and investment dealers on a variety of securities law matters including public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities. Luigi also negotiates and drafts shareholder, partnership and joint venture agreements, and various other commercial agreements.

Luigi regularly advises start-up and emerging clients on financings, structuring and other corporate matters. Luigi focuses on delivering practical and responsive legal advice in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Professional achievements & leadership

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada – Corporate Law, 2024

Professional memberships

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Italian Advocates Organization (CIAO)


    • Ontario Bar, 2015
    • J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School, 2014
    • B.A. (Hons), University of Toronto, 2011