Timothy W. Murphy


Timothy W. Murphy

Timothy W. Murphy, LL.M
Business Lawyer

Founding Partner of Murphy & Company LLP, Vancouver, BC (British Columbia), CA (Canada)

VanIAC Panel(s) : Expedited Procedures Arbitrator, Mediation

Practice Areas : Construction, Corporate Commercial, Defamation, Employment, Entertainment, Franchise, Life Sciences (Biotech, Pharma & Medical Devices), Partnership and Shareholder, Real Estate, Securities, Sports, Technology

Professional Experience

Mr. Murphy practices in the areas of business law and has a broad range of experience dealing with corporate commercial and technology law matters, as well as resolution of business disputes. He acts for clients in all manner of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, start-ups, financings, corporate governance and contract negotiations.

He began his career with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Calgary, Alberta, practiced internationally with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Europe, and served as in-house legal counsel with a multinational software company based in Paris, France.

Mr. Murphy sits as a director and advisor on several public and private company boards and enjoys mentoring start-ups and founders.

Dispute Resolution Experience and Training

Over the past 15 years, Mr. Murphy has successfully:

– served as counsel in connection with commercial arbitrations;
– been appointed as a mediator by parties to complex business disputes; and
– been engaged as legal counsel in numerous business disputes and settlements.

Professional and Other Activities

The Law Society of British Columbia
The Law Society of England & Wales
The Law Society of Alberta (non-practising)

Academic Qualifications

Master of Laws (LL.M), McGill University, 2006
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), University of Saskatchewan, 2004
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Magna Cum Laude, University of Saskatchewan, 2001