Our Mission

To provide accurate and timely corporate search, filing and registration services to the Canadian marketplace at a competitive price. We combine the latest technology with the expertise of a seasoned team to maximize the highest standard results.

Our Focus

We concentrate on a select area of corporate due diligence, honing our skills and knowledge, to provide our clients with expertise and customized solutions.

Our Commitment

Exceptional customer service and delivery excellence is at the core of all we do.

Our Story

Founded in 1995, Centro Legal Works is a privately-owned search house specializing in corporate due diligence searches, corporate filings & registrations and document legalizations across Canada. With clients across Canada and the United States, Centro services private individuals and corporations large and small with a core focus on the legal industry and financial services.  With thousands of transactions completed monthly and over 500 clients, Centro has the skills, experience and expertise to deliver the information you need to make important decisions confidently.

  • Member, Ontario Association of Professional Searchers of Records (OAPSOR)
  • Member, International Paralegal Management Association (IPMA)
  • Member, Toronto Board of Trade
  • Listed in Business Partner directory of The Law Office Management Association (TLOMA)
  • Regular sponsor and supporter of Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO)
  • Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)


The Difference

Service Matters.

At Centro, our number one priority is to exceed client expectations.  As a small organization, we make decisions quickly allowing us to adapt to both industry changes and client requirements immediately, which ultimately reflects in our great service.

We have a great team who care about what they do, and our mantra is treating every client, like our only client! 

Take the first step and try our services, we will not let you down.  Let us show you that in this fast-paced digital world, great Service still Matters.

Joe Borrelli
Founder & CEO


What our clients are saying

Patricia Fabian, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

I have been using Centro Legal Works Inc. for a number of years and find their service reliable and pick ups/drop offs are done on a timely manner which is very much appreciated, and staff are amazing and always helpful.

Patricia Fabian, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Alexander Henderson, Barrister & Solicitor

I have used Centro Legal Works since 2004 for a corporate searches, incorporations and Estate Court filings. There work has always been excellent, and they have often provided helpful suggestions around bureaucratic problems. Over the years I have had no hesitation in recommending them to my colleagues.

Alexander Henderson, Barrister & Solicitor

Scholastica Nimalan, Legal Assistant, Rogers Partners LLP

You always provided us with prompt service.

Scholastica Nimalan, Legal Assistant, Rogers Partners LLP

Crystal, Legal Assistant, ZINATI  KAY, Barristers & Solicitors

Centro Legal Works has provided our firm with efficient service for years. We can rely on them to complete searches for corporations and prepare PPSA registrations within minutes. There is no waiting around for a response. This is why we continue to use Centro for all our search needs.

Crystal, Legal Assistant, ZINATI KAY, Barristers & Solicitors

Beatrice Lorusso, Corporate Search Clerk, Stikeman Elliott

I have been using Centro Legal Works Inc. for over 20 years and can testify to the excellent services they provide. I use their services on a daily basis and commend them for their efficiency, professionalism and high level of service.

Beatrice Lorusso, Corporate Search Clerk, Stikeman Elliott

Save time and money with our fast and accurate corporate services.

Who We Serve

Law Firms

As one of Canada’s most popular outsourced corporate due diligence partners, we understand the unique challenges and time pressures facing legal professionals. That’s why we’ve developed a wide array of compliance and due diligence support services, allowing you to focus on what you do best.

Our most popular services include:


Financial Services

Accessing risk, offering business loans and securing collateral are everyday activities for financial services organizations. At Centro, we understand the necessity of minimizing these risks by doing thorough due diligence. We offer a large range of solutions that support your risk assessment and help you to minimize exposure to potential risks.

Our most popular services include:


Business Professionals

From inception to maturity, all businesses encounter events that trigger important compliance and due diligence requirements. From corporate name searches to incorporation and limited partnership filings to court record searches and other due diligence tasks, Centro is the partner you can rely on for accurate results and quick turn-around times.

Our most popular services include:


Meet the Team

Joe Borrelli
Founder & CEO


Rob Borrelli
Manager - OBR Services


Nina Kianian
Corporate Services Manager


Chris Giordano
Supervisor - Corporate & Accounting


Jesse Correia
Sr. Search & Legalization Specialist


Norman Tam
Search & Legalization Consultant


Chelsey Valdeviso
Accounting Clerk



Manager - Human Resources