Valerie Di Lena


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Valerie’s practice focuses primarily on financial services, including banking law, insolvency and restructuring and banking and commercial litigation.

She advises both financial institutions and public and private companies with respect to the enforcement of security and personal guarantees, the negotiation of forbearance agreements and various insolvency-related issues.

Prior to beginning her legal career, she held various roles at a financial institution which enabled her to gain in-depth knowledge of the banking industry.


  • Advises financial institutions, creditors (secured and unsecured), receivers, monitors and trustees with respect to realization on security, insolvency and asset recovery.
  • Represents insolvent companies under the protection of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.
  • Represents clients before all courts and tribunals in Québec.

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Professional Involvement

  • Young Bar of Montréal

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 2019
  • Certificate in Law, China University of Political Science and Law, 2017
  • Investment Funds in Canada Certificate, Canadian Securities Institute, 2016
  • Juris Doctor, North American Common Law, Université de Montréal, en cours
  • LL.B., Université de Montréal, 2018