Peter Valente

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Peter Valente

Peter Valente



Peter Valente practises corporate and commercial law with a focus on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and private equity.

Mr. Valente worked with us both as a summer student and as an articling student before joining us as an associate. During his articles, Mr. Valente completed a secondment in the legal department of The Bank of Nova Scotia where he gained valuable experience working on a variety of transactions.

While in law school, Mr. Valente won the Warren K. Winkler Class Actions Moot; was a finalist in the Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada, arguing in the final; and participated in the Corporate/Securities Law Moot. Mr. Valente also served as associate business manager of the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues, and worked as a research assistant and teaching assistant in constitutional law, torts law, tax law and advanced tax law.

Prior to his law career, Mr. Valente worked for two years at a stock transfer agent in Toronto, in the equity plan solutions department.

Professional experience

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J.D., University of Windsor Faculty of Law, 2017
B.A., McGill University, 2012
Canadian Securities Course, Canadian Securities Institute, 2015

  • Ontario 2018

Mr. Valente has acted in the following matters:

  • Royal Bank of Canada, in its $1.5 billion offering of 2.88% non-viability contingent capital (NVCC) subordinated notes due December 23, 2029
  • Flight Network in its share sale to a private equity investor (2019)
  • Acting for various managers with respect to the launch of private equity funds focused on:
    • Technology;
    • Energy;
    • Real estate; and
    • Life sciences