Peter R. Murphy

Peter R. Murphy: Attorney with Shibley Righton LLP
  • Partner at Shibley Righton LLP (44 Attorneys)
  • 250 University Avenue, Suite 700, Toronto, ON, Canada M5H 3E5
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Peter Murphy is a partner in Shibley Righton's Toronto office and is a member of the Business Law Group. His practice includes technology and commercial contracting, intellectual property licensing, commercial transactions and privacy, data protection, anti-spam and marketing law.Peter has extensive experience drafting and negotiating technology agreements, including outsourcing, development, licensing, implementation, services, cloud computing, hosting, e-commerce and support agreements. Peter also has extensive experience with contracts for the design, development, procurement and licensing of industrial intellectual property, including chemical, electrical, mechanical and nuclear technology.Peter also has extensive experience in privacy and data protection law. He helps clients deal with data breaches, advises clients undergoing investigations by Canada's Privacy Commissioner, helps clients comply with privacy laws and respond to access to information requests, conducts privacy assessments, drafts privacy-compliant contracts, and prepares corporate privacy and data breach policies.In addition, Peter helps clients comply with CASL, Canada's anti-spam legislation, and other advertising, social media and media law requirements.His clients consist of a wide variety of organizations including chartered banks, nuclear operators, universities, software companies and healthcare organizations. In addition, Peter frequently advises not-for-profit organizations on a broad range of legal and corporate governance issues. The Government of Ontario chose Peter to join its team of top Canadian legal advisors to advise it on the process of procuring nuclear technology. As part of this team, Peter helped draft a nuclear technology procurement agreement and RFP documentation with respect to the development of a two-unit nuclear power facility.Peter lead an extensive independent review and assessment of privacy and data management policies and procedures for one of Ontario's most significant statutory Boards. He authored the resulting report, which was presented to the responsible Minister, Assistant Deputy Ministers and Board officials. A frequent public speaker and writer on technology law, privacy, energy and anti-spam matters, Peter's comments are frequently quoted in Canadian and international news media.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Media Law
  • Advertising Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(416) 214-5216  Phone
(416) 214-5416  Fax
University Attended:
University of Western Ontario Ivey Business School, B.A., Business Administration, Hons., 1990
Law School Attended:
University of Toronto, J.D., 1993
Year of First Admission:
1995, Ontario
Computer Law Association; Toronto Computer Lawyer's Group; Canadian IT Law Association; Licensing Executives Society.

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