Brian F.P. Murphy, Q.C.

Brian is Queen’s Counsel and practises in the areas of personal injury, employment, and commercial litigation. He is an experienced litigator and is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of Upper Canada, and the Law Society of New Brunswick. He is immediate past President of the Moncton Area Lawyers’ Association and sits on the Examining Committee of the Law Society of New Brunswick.

Brian holds a B.A. from Dalhousie University, an LL.B. from the University of New Brunswick and an LL.M. from Osgoode Hall Law School, and was appointed as Queen’s Counsel in 2015. He has appeared at all levels of Court in New Brunswick and Ontario and also before the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada. Brian practises law in both French and English.

As a former City Councilor and Mayor of the City of Moncton, he has served on numerous boards, agencies and commissions. During his tenure as Mayor, the water treatment facility was put in place, the Fourplex and Sportsplex were built, and the city became the first officially bilingual City in Canada. For these efforts, he was awarded the Prix Dialogue in New Brunswick, the Phoenix Award by the EPA in the United States, and was made a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the Republic of France.

Serving as Member of Parliament from 2006 to 2011 for the riding of Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe, he was the Atlantic Caucus Chairman, Critic for Democratic Reform and Critic for Justice as well as a member of the Official Languages Committee and the Vice-Chair of the Justice Committee.

He is currently at the Capitol Theater Foundation, La Theatre l’Escaouette Fundraising Campaign, and the Peter McKee Foodbank Fundraising drive.

Brian is married with three daughters. He enjoys early Irish folk music, travelling the world with his wife, good red wines, salmon fishing, and golf. He would like to traverse the Panama Canal and see Machu Pichu in Peru. His favourite home passion is French cooking, favourite music is Mozart Opera, and his favourite painter is Picasso. His team is the Toronto Maple Leafs.

◦ Phone: 506-877-0070 ext. 107
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