James Murphy

Senior Associate

I am a commercial property lawyer specialising in commercial property acquisitions, property development and sales, and commercial leasing across all sectors of the economy. I have particular expertise in front-end construction projects, construction financing and property development. I also advise on private client matters with a particular interest in trusts. 

My clients include individuals and companies with significant real estate portfolios, investors, landlords, tenants, and property owners looking to develop their properties through subdivision and construction work.

My recent experience includes advising:

  • On a large commercial unit title redevelopment involving acquisition, subdivision, sales, leasing and refinance work.
  • On a number of commercial property insurance settlements and construction contracts covering repair, partial rebuild to full rebuild strategies.
  • Numerous private and commercial property owners in terms of acquisitions by the Crown of land under the Public Works Act.
  • High profile commercial property acquisitions and disposals.
  • Commercial developers in the construction of motel and hotel developments.