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James Murphy

Partner

Suite 1000, Brunswick House
44 Chipman Hill
Saint John, N.B.
E2L 2A9

+1.506.632.8312

+1.506.652.1989

jmurphy@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 1987

Legal Assistant(s): Trudy Walker

Providing legal services through a professional corporation.

Working with clients who face increasing time pressures to meet their transactions, such as pulp and paper firms, retailers, sawmills, landlords, trucking companies and banking firms, James has helped his clients in a variety of ways including:

  • Representing one of Canada’s largest residential landlords in all aspects of its acquisitions, developments and financing.
  • Working with a large industrial retail and commercial conglomerate on all aspects of its acquisitions, developments and financings.
  • Representing a large national private mortgage lender for its lending activities in New Brunswick.
  • Representing private residential property developers in all aspects of their acquisitions, developments and financing.

Education & Career

Education

University of New Brunswick, LL.B., 1986
University of New Brunswick, B.B.A., 1984

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Past member, Articling & Student Committee, Stewart McKelvey
Past member, Board of Directors, Bayview Credit Union Limited
Past member, Board of Directors, New Brunswick Branch, Canadian Red Cross
Past president, Saint John Learning Exchange
Past member, Board of Directors, D.A.R.E. Canada (Fundy) Inc.

Accolades

Best Lawyers 2021 Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Saint John
Best Lawyers 2020 Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Saint John
Best Lawyers 2018 Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Saint John
Nominated Acritas Star™ Lawyer, 2017 & 2019
Best Lawyers: Corporate Law, 2013-2021
Best Lawyers: Real Estate Law, 2011-2021
Lexpert rating: Banking & Financial Institutions, 2020 – 2013, 2011
Lexpert rating: Mergers and Acquisitions, 2020 – 2018, 2016
Lexpert rating: Property  Development, 2020 – 2013, 2011 – 2010
Lexpert rating: Property Leasing, 2020 – 2015
Martindate-Hubbell rating: BV Distinguished®

 
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