Lawyer Profile

Sheilagh M. Murphy, Q.C.

  Telephone: 709-726-8844 ext. 3

  Legal Assistant: Colette Bishop
  Telephone: 709-726-8844 ext. 3

· Mediation & Arbitration
· Litigation
· Real Estate

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Sheilagh Murphy Q.C. has practiced law in St. John's since 1999. In private practice, she has represented individuals, corporations, and municipalities in various civil matters before all levels of court in the Province. As Chair of the Province's Labour Relations Board for ten years, she heard labour, employment, and occupational health and safety matters from across the Province. Sheilagh has a broad legal practice in addition to her work as an arbitrator, mediator, and workplace investigator. With over 100 written labour law decisions, she is experienced in adjudicating labour and employment disputes.

Sheilagh has served with a number of professional organizations, including being a member of the Canadian Bar Association's National Board of Directors, serving as President of the Provincial Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, and as Chair of Board of Directors of Lawyers Financial - Canadian Bar Insurance Association. She is a regular moderator and speaker at law conferences in Atlantic Canada.