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James Murphy


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



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


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


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.


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, 2013-2020
Best Lawyers: Real Estate Law, 2011-2020
Lexpert rating: Banking & Financial Institutions
Lexpert rating: Mergers and Acquisitions
Lexpert rating: Property  Development
Lexpert rating: Property Leasing
Martindate-Hubbell rating: BV Distinguished®

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