Mr. Justice Murray received a Bachelor of Arts (B.A. - Economics and Political Science) from the University of New Brunswick in 1978 and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Dalhousie University in 1981.
He was admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1981 and was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1999.
Mr. Justice Murray has been a senior partner with Murray, Gouthro, Wall since 2002.
practised with Stewart McKelvey Stirling Scales (1991-2002); Stewart McKeen & Covert
(1990- 1991); Boudreau, Beaton & LaFosse
(1983-1990); Gillies & Murray
(1981-1983); and the Dalhousie Legal Aid Clinic in 1981.
main areas of practice included general litigation, real estate, corporate/commercial, wills and estates, labour and employment law.
Mr. Justice Murray has been a member of the Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Barristers' Society since 1981 and a member of the Canadian Bar Association since 2006.
was appointed to the Nova Scotia Bar
Society Discipline Hearing Committee (2006-present) as well as to the Nova Scotia Bar Society Advisory Committee on Queen's Counsel Appointments
He was a past director of the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission.
He is an active member in numerous charitable and community organizations.