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James W. Murphy, K.C.


Practice areas

Administrative Law

  • Counseling on matters of business and governmental concerns
  • Representation of individuals, firms, and governmental organizations in matters of land use planning and development
  • Advising on governmental procedures
  • Counseling individuals and firms in the securities industry

Business Law

  • Advising business clients on operational and strategic issues and corporate governance
  • Handling commercial transactions including the acquisition, development, sale and leasing of real property


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Bachelor of Laws - University of Alberta, 1980

Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Political Science - University of Alberta

Professional activities & memberships

  • Appointed Queen’s Counsel, 2000
  • Law Society of Alberta, 1981
  • Canadian Bar Association
    • Past Chair, Administrative Law Section
  • Former Faculty Member, Bar Admission Course, Legal Education Society of Alberta
  • Speaker and Panelist, Various Continuing Legal Education Enterprises and Governmental Institutions
  • Former Adjunct Professor, Concordia University College
  • Past Chair, City of Edmonton Development Appeal Board