Christopher Valente


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Christopher Valente

A partner in the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group, Chris has established a diverse practice that encompasses all manner of disputes, including professional liability, constructions disputes, environmental impairment and remediation, products liability, fraud claims and insurance coverage opinions.

With nearly two decades of experience, Chris provides clients with sophisticated strategies and opinions, managing disputes that range broadly in type and scope. His clients and colleagues, alike, benefit from his distinct ability to competently prosecute and defend law suits while also pursuing potential insurance remedies. Chris possesses the knowledge and skillset that uniquely position him to act on behalf of private clients, insurers and policyholders, and is frequently retained to review and revise insurance and indemnity provisions in various agreements, including share purchase agreements, lease agreements, purchase and sale agreements, easements and construction / service provider contracts.

Having gained extensive experience before all levels of Ontario courts, clients have praised Chris for his strong advocacy skills, his exceptional attention to detail and articulate composure, attributes that reinforce their confidence in having chosen the right legal representation. As part of his commitment to service excellence, Chris works collaboratively with clients and opposing counsel to optimize the chances of successful outcomes, maintaining open lines of communication and remaining transparent with clients to mitigate risk and challenging decisions.   


Credentials & Affiliations

  • Credentials
  • Memberships
  • Ontario Bar, 2004
  • LLB, University of Western Ontario, 2003
  • The Advocates' Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Defence Lawyers
  • Ontario Bar Association