Raymond Murray is a partner with Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP, and joined the firm following his call to the bar in 2005. Since then, he has focused his practice in the areas of entertainment law as well as commercial litigation, primarily representing individuals and small businesses.
Raymond has been retained to act in complex commercial, estate and intellectual property litigation, on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. He has represented and defended parties involved in various types of claims, including: estate planning disputes, powers of attorney disputes, breach of privacy, confidentiality, commercial lease and license agreements.
Raymond has appeared before the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Divisional Court, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the British Columbia Supreme Court, the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the Nunavut Court of Justice and the Federal Court. He has been retained as counsel at a host of administrative tribunals, including the Canada International Trade Tribunal and the Financial Services Commission of Ontario.
Raymond is a member of the Nunavut Bar and has also handled individual claims on behalf of residential school survivors, as well as representing the Inuit in its class action litigation with the Government of Canada.
Raymond is passionate not only about law, but also about his family and music. Outside of the office, family is very much the centre of his universe. As for music, Raymond’s band performs around the world and has been nominated for three Juno Awards. He is also a member of a group composed of fellow Nelligan employees, which developed as part of a fund-raiser for the local food bank. In addition, Raymond is a Director for Orkidstra, a social development program that empowers underprivileged children and builds community through the universal language of music.