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Ontario, 2016


J.D., Queen's University, 2015

Alexandra Murphy

Alex Murphy is an associate in our Advocacy Group with a broad commercial litigation practice, including class actions defence, securities, franchise, intellectual property and product liability. Prior to joining Cassels Brock as an associate, Alex was both a summer and articling student at the firm. 

Alex’s practice regularly involves:

  • Acting for shareholders, directors, officers and other stakeholders in corporate and securities litigation disputes including oppression remedy applications
  • Acting for franchisors in franchise disputes, including class actions, rescission and good faith claims brought under the Arthur Wishart Act and the enforcement of post-termination restrictive covenants

Alex has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Federal Court. Alex is a regular contributor to the firm’s Securities Litigation and Franchise Law E-Communiqués. 

Alex received her J.D. from Queen’s University in 2015, where she was awarded the P.E. Newbury Prize. Prior to studying law, she earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts in History and English at the University of King’s College and Dalhousie University, where she graduated on the President’s List.

At law school, Alex represented Queen’s at the 2015 Corporate/Securities moot, held in Toronto. In the summer of 2013, Alex obtained a certificate in International Business Law as part of the Queen’s Global Law Program in England, and studied arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris. Prior to joining Cassels Brock, Alex worked at the Canadian Football League. 

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  • Ontario Bar Association
  • The Advocates' Society
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