Valerie Di Lena
Valerie Di Lena is a lawyer within the business law group at Langlois Lawyers in Montréal. Her practice is primarily focused on the areas of financial services, insolvency and restructuring and banking and commercial litigation.
Valerie’s banking law practice involves advising both financial institutions and public and private companies with respect to the enforcement of security and personal guarantees, the negotiation of standstill agreements and various insolvency-related issues. Her corporate practice is focused on business transactions, namely mergers and acquisitions, financing and a variety of commercial agreements.
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.
Valerie’s professional experience, dedication and pragmatic approach allow her to efficiently provide clients with practical and customized solutions.
She practises law in French, English and Italian.
LL.B., Université de Montréal, 2018
Certificate, China University of Political Science and Law, 2017
Certificate, Investment Funds in Canada, Canada Securities Institute, 2016
Areas of Practice
- Banking Litigation
- Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring
- Business Law
- Commercial Contracts
- Commercial Litigation
- Corporate and Companies Law
- Corporate Finance
- Financial Institution Regulation
- Financial Institutions and Financial Services Law
- Franchise and Distribution
- Litigation and Dispute Resolution
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Project Finance
- Project Management
- Regulation, Compliance, and Regulatory Investigation (AMF, Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Financial Consumer Agency of Canada)
Advising financial institutions, secured and unsecured creditors, receivers, trustees and monitors in the context of the realization of security interests, insolvency matters and recovery of assets.
Representing insolvent debtors that are under the protection of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act or the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.
Representing various clients before all courts in Quebec.
Young Bar of Montreal