Tim Murphy
McMillan LLP

Brookfield Place
Suite 4400, 181 Bay St.
Toronto, , Ontario M4K1C3, Canada
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Finance & Banking
  • Indigenous Peoples

Practice/Organization Description

Infrastructure and Project Finance

I act as lead counsel to Canadian and international clients as a key part of one of Canada's leading practice groups in public/private and infrastructure transactions. Clients include Infrastructure Ontario, construction companies, project developers and lenders. Ranked in the Chambers Global Guide to Leading Lawyers as well as the IFLR 1000 in Project Finance. Recent transactions include:

• Lead counsel to the successful private sector consortium on the financing, construction and on-going

management of the $300 million redevelopment of 23 service centres situated on Highways 400 and

401 in the Province of Ontario.

• Lead counsel to Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx on a major traffic risk project.


I advise private and public sector entities on energy

projects, regulatory compliance, public policy and advocacy issues in the renewable energy sector. Acted for the Canadian Solar Industries Association and solar developers. Have appeared before the Ontario Energy Board and negotiated and advised on key contracts including EPC/M contracts for RE projects.

Construction Law

Author and editor of Construction Law. Have advised all players in the construction pyramid in more than 20 transactions in the last 24 months.

Arbitrations and Public Policy

I am a Member of the Institute of Chartered Arbitrators and completed a Master of Laws in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution. As a former Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister and Finance Minister as well as an advisor and elected official in the Ontario Legislature, have provided policy advice to public and private sector entities.


Queen's University - (B.A. Hons.)

University of Toronto - (LLB.)

Osgoode Hall Law School - (LLM)

Professional Associations & Memberships

Ontario Bar Association

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Honors and Awards

Adjunct Professor, University of Toronto Facult of Law

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