Alexandra Murphy

Associate | 
Toronto

Alex Murphy is an associate in the Litigation Group at Cassels. Alex’s practice focuses on litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution in a variety of areas, including class actions defence, securities, franchise, insolvency and corporate/commercial disputes. Alex has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Federal Court.

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 received her J.D. from Queen’s University, where she was awarded the P.E. Newbury Prize. At law school, Alex represented Queen’s at the 2015 Corporate/Securities moot, held in Toronto. 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. 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. Prior to joining Cassels, Alex worked at the Canadian Football League.