Murray graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Melbourne in 1977 and was admitted to legal practice during 1978. In 1996, Murray completed a course in Mediation as required by the Law Institute of Victoria for accreditation as an Alternative Dispute Resolution Specialist. Murray practises principally in the area of litigation with an emphasis on commercial litigation. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in trials conducted in the Federal Court of Australia, the Supreme, County and Magistrates Courts of Victoria, and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).
Murray has extensive court appearance experience extending over 30 years and his litigation practice extends to conducting trials over disputed wills in deceased estates. Murray also conducts commercial matters (including sales and purchases of business), the formation of companies and trusts (including self-managed superannuation funds), the sale and purchase of real estate, commercial and retail leases, wills and estates and powers of attorney.
Murray has served the local community in many fields including five years as a local councillor for the Shire of Barrabool, during which time he spent two years as Deputy Mayor (prior to becoming a member of the Surf Coast Council). As a councillor, he served on approximately 20 committees of management. Murray has also served as a director of Lifeline Geelong and for 10 years as a committee member for the Modewarre Football and Netball Club.
- Dispute Resolution & Litigation
- Wills & Estates
- Property Law
- Incorporation & Trusts
- Business Law
- Member of the Law Institute of Victoria
- Member of the Geelong Law Association
- Member of Geelong Business Club
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