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Nicole Murphy

Nicole Murphy

Workplace Investigator - Workplace Disputes

Nicole is an associate practicing in the areas of civil litigation and employment law. Before joining the firm in February of 2022, Nicole began working for the Ministry of the Attorney General as an Assistant Crown Attorney upon her call to the bar in July 2020. Prior to this, Nicole was also a summer student and articling student with the Ministry. Nicole has conducted many trials, pre-trial motions and other criminal and provincial law proceedings as a Crown Attorney in both the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice and looks forward to utilizing her litigation skills in her new area of practice.

Nicole earned her Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from Ryerson University in 2016 and further went on to attend Osgoode Hall Law School for her legal education, graduating in 2019. Throughout her time at Osgoode, Nicole was a Division Leader and a Board member at the Community Legal Aid Clinic, was an executive member of the Osgoode Peer Support Network, a member of the Osgoode Women’s Network and participated as an adjudicator in the Osgoode Cup Mooting Competition for undergraduate students. Nicole was also a competitor in the province wide Arnup Cup Trial Moot competition.

Nicole is a recurring volunteer with Christmas Cheer Barrie and is looking forward to having the opportunity to become more involved in her local community in her new role at Barriston.

In her spare time, Nicole enjoys reading, spending time outdoors and relaxing with her family, partner, and her bulldog ‘Hank.’

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If you would like to consider either mediation, arbitration or a workplace investigation for yourself or your clients please contact Hannah Lankin, our Mediation Arbitration Co-Ordinator at or by telephone at 705-739-4090. Hannah can make an appointment for you with one of our specially trained Mediators, Arbitrators or Investigators who will answer any questions you might have about any of the above.