• B.A., 1980
    McGill University
  • LL.B., B.C.L., 1985
    McGill University

Year of Call/Admission

  • Ontario, 1991
  • Québec, 1987

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Italian
  • English

Peter Villani

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Peter Villani joined Fasken Martineau in 1997. He is currently responsible for the Québec Region Securities and Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group. Peter has led complex transactions with major Canadian players in the retail, ecommerce, fiber optic testing, telecommunications and television sectors. In addition, he has an international scope of practice with dealings in the United States, South Africa, Romania, India, Russia, France and Chile.

Honours and Awards

  • Recipient of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal (2013)
  • M&A Advisor Award for Middle Market Deal of the Year (2011)

Community Involvement

  • Peter has been active in both the Italian and Jewish communities, having been the President of the Jewish Vocational Service and JVS Jewish Workshop Inc. and is currently acting as legal counsel to the Canadian Italian Business & Professionals Association (CIBPA) and is a Governor of the Canadian-Italian Community Foundation. In addition, Peter was President of United Talmud Torah, an organization of Jewish day schools in Montréal.