Raymond Murray is a partner with Nelligan Law and leader of the firm’s Estates Group. He has extensive experience solving complex problems in all aspects of the Estate administration and litigation process.

While Raymond’s practice is focused in Estates Law, has also been retained to act in a variety of complex litigation cases, on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. He has represented, and defended parties involved in various types of claims, including: Will challenges, powers of attorney disputes, breaches of trust, fiduciary duty, privacy and confidentiality as well as commercial lease and license agreement disputes.

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, the Nunavut Court of Appeal and the Federal Court.

Raymond is a member of the Nunavut Bar and has been counsel for 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 driven to assist clients from the vulnerable part of our community, ensuring that their rights are protected, and their voice is heard. Raymond is determined to facilitate client’s access to justice and to help people experiencing personal difficulty and crisis.

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. In addition, Raymond is a member of Orkidstra, a social development program that empowers children from under-serviced communities through the universal language of music.

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  • >Call to Nunavut Bar (2016)
  • >Call to Ontario Bar (2005)
  • >LL.B., University of Ottawa (2004)
  • >B.A., University of McGill (1999)

Professional Activities and Organizations

  • >Canadian Bar Association
  • >County of Carleton Law Association
  • >The Advocates’ Society
  • >Canadian Association of Black Lawyers