Murray J. Ritch, Q.C.


902.428.1448   |    mritch@rwrlawyers.ca   |   LinkedIn


Assistant:  Wanda Dagnall
902.429.3400 ext. 3315    |    wdagnall@rwrlawyers.ca


AREA OF PRACTICE

Insurance/Civil Litigation

YEAR OF CALL

1974

PRACTICE OVERVIEW

Murray’s  practice has focused exclusively in the area of civil litigation and insurance defence.  Murray represents a number of national and international insurers and is well-known in the Nova Scotia  insurance industry.  He has appeared before all levels of court in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland.

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

Queen’s Counsel – 1995
Best Lawyers in Canada – Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation
Lexpert Directory – “Most Frequently Recommended” for Litigation-Commercial Insurance and “Repeatedly Recommended” for Personal Injury
In December of 2017, Murray was recognized as one of Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers by Lexpert Publications.
Murray was named the Best Lawyers® Canada 2019 Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax.

Education

Murray was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario
University of Western Ontario
Dalhousie Law School
Harvard Law School Mediation Program

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Murray is a frequent speaker at Canadian Bar Association and industry-related seminars and professional development programs.

About Murray

Murray is married to Lorabeth. Together they have a son, Stuart.

Murray enjoys rowing, swimming and is an under-achieving golfer.