Mtre Ilario Antonio Gualtieri joined PyroGenesis Canada Inc. in November 2017 as in-house Legal Counsel. Mtre Gualtieri is responsible for providing advice on a wide range of matters, including securities, regulation, corporate finance, corporate governance and corporate disclosures, contracts, employment, real-estate, intellectual property and promotional material. He is also responsible for reviewing, drafting and developing legal documentation as well as engaging in contract negotiations in support of business objectives. Furthermore, Mtre Gualtieri takes on the added responsibilities of Corporate Secretary and is a member of the Strategic Management Team which is responsible for the strategic planning and execution of the Company’s business plan.
After obtaining his law degree (LL.L) from the University of Ottawa in 1983 and being admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1984, Mtre Gualtieri began his law career as a litigation lawyer, during which time he spent ten years from 1990 to 2000 with Deveau Avocats. He continued to be part of Deveau Avocats thereafter as a sole legal practitioner until November 2017.
In addition to his litigation practice Mtre Gualtieri has represented clients in various commercial and corporate files including mergers and acquisitions, sale of shares agreements, joint ventures, shareholders’ agreements, and the negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements.