Tim Murphy is a partner in McMillan LLP who specializes in project finance, infrastructure, energy, construction and public policy.
Tim is a former Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Canada and a former Member of Ontario’s legislature. He was recently Co-Chair of Premier Kathleen Wynne’s 2014 election campaign team. He was formerly President of the Ontario Liberal Party and has been advisor to public officials at all levels.
BNN, Global Television, CTV Newsnet and CBC Newsworld frequently invite Tim as a commentator. He has also written articles for Policy Options, The Walrus, Canadian Public Administration Journal and The Globe and Mail, Ottawa Citizen and Toronto Star. Tim also lectures regularly on public policy, political and legal issues.
As a lawyer, Tim has advised national and international clients in diverse areas including government procurement, finance, construction law, infrastructure and renewable energy, and bid practices generally. Tim is ranked in Project Finance, Infrastructure, Construction and P3s by Chambers Global, Who’s Who Legal, the Legal 500 Canada, Canadian Legal Lexpert and IFLR 1000.
Tim is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, teaching on the Law and Policy of Public Private Partnerships. Tim is currently Co-Chair of the firm’s Project Finance, Infrastructure & Energy, Government Relations, Power and Aboriginal Law Groups.