Valerie Di Lena

Valerie is an associate in Gowling WLG's Montreal office practising in the Restructuring & Insolvency Group. Her practice focuses primarily on the areas of banking law, commercial litigation and insolvency and restructuring.

She began her career within a leading Canadian financial institution, where she acquired in-depth knowledge of the banking industry while holding various advisory and management positions.

This background has proven to be a valuable tool in Valerie's repertoire. She strategically advises clients on various matters including, but not limited to, security enforcement and insolvency proceedings.

Valerie holds a bachelor's degree in civil law and a juris doctor from Université de Montréal. She practises law in both English and French, and is proficient in Italian.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2023

    • Education
      Université de Montréal, J.D.
  • 2019

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Quebec
  • 2018

    • Education
      Université de Montréal, LL.B.
  • 2017

    • Education
      China University of Political Science and Law, Law Certificate
  • 2016

    • Education
      Canadian Securities Institute, Investment Funds in Canada (IFC)


  • Canadian Bar Association (Insolvency Law Section) (CBA)
  • Young Bar of Montreal