Vincent Frenette



Vincent advises clients in a wide range of financial services matters, with a focus in the areas of corporate finance, acquisitions and other commercial transactions, as well as restructuring.

His expertise also extends to corporate law and contractual arrangements related to derivatives (including swap and repo agreements), as well as venture capital and private equity transactions.

Within his practice, Vincent works on behalf of lenders (including banks, insurance companies, alternate lenders and private lenders) and borrowers in a variety of financial matters, including:

  • financing of private and public corporations and project financing
  • syndicated and trans-border loans
  • construction loans
  • alternative financing through asset-based lending, leasing, factoring and convertible debt. 

He also regularly acts on mergers and acquisitions and their related financing arrangements, for clients operating in various industries such as media, transportation, telecommunications, entertainment, manufacturing, professional services and insurance.

Vincent provides legal services through a Law Corporation.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Lecturer in Business Law to graduate students at HEC Montréal
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2022 edition (and since 2013) of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Banking and Finance Law).
  • Recognized in the 2021 and 2020 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing and Banking & Financial Institutions).
  • Recognized in the 2019 (and since 2017) editions of IFLR1000 – The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms (Banking).
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition (and since 2014) of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Banking and Finance Law).

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 1996
  • Accelerated Leadership Program, Harvard Law School, 2016
  • LLB, Université de Montréal, 1995