40 King St W, Suite 5800, Scotia Plaza, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2008 (ON)
Andrew Valentine’s charities and non-profit law practice focuses on providing advice to organizations on issues including gift planning, incorporation and registration, ongoing compliance matters, and audits. Andrew also deals extensively with non-profit corporate governance and corporate structuring issues, advising on corporate restructuring, directors’ duties and liabilities, governance best practices, bylaws, policies, and membership disputes. Andrew also has expertise in social enterprise and social finance. He has been involved in several litigation matters involving charity law issues, including at the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Andrew has authored and co-authored numerous articles about charity and non-profit law and speaks regularly on these topics. Andrew worked extensively on the charities law text, Charities Taxation, Policy and Practice. Andrew has been a member of the Ontario Bar Association Charity and Not-for-Profit Section Executive, and has participated in various government consultations regarding non-profit issues.