Paul Salvatore is a partner with Nelligan Law, and leader of the Business Law practice group.

Paul’s practice is focused in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buy-outs, debt, private placement and venture capital financings, loan workouts and restructurings and corporate reorganizations. He also advises clients on corporate governance matters, succession planning, franchising, shareholder and partnership dispute resolution and contractual matters. In addition, Paul offers clients strategic advice and representation on government relations issues.

Paul has over 30 years of experience in Business law, and throughout his career has provided advice to a diverse range of clients including entrepreneurs and start-up companies, privately held owner-managed enterprises, not-for-profit and charitable organizations. In all cases, Paul has provided counsel and legal solutions that have contributed to the success of his clients.

Paul’s involvement in community, from board positions on not-for-profit organizations to conducting seminars and workshops also make him a leader in the business and legal community.

Paul is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and belongs to the Canadian Bar Association, the County of Carleton Law Association, the American Bar Association (Business Law and International Law Sections), and the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce.


  • >Call to Ontario Bar (1981)
  • >LLB McGill University (1979)
  • >BCL, McGill University (1978)
  • >B.A., McGill University

Professional Activities and Organizations

  • >County of Carleton Law Association
  • >Canadian Bar Association
  • >American Bar Association (Business Law and International Law Sections)
  • >Ottawa Chamber of Commerce