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Murray Gottheil

Senior Counsel
Murray Gottheil
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B.C.L., McGill University (1978)
LL.B., McGill University (1979)

Called to the Ontario Bar, 1981


Murray Gottheil is a Member of the Business Law and Family Business Law Groups. 

Murray has a broad general business law practice, representing medium to large privately owned businesses and professionals.

Murray has developed expertise across a broad sector of issues which are faced by independent business, with a special talent for addressing complex contractual issues and developing a strategic approach to structuring business relationships and resolving contentious issues.

He has significant expertise in variety of complex contractual arrangements, including contractual arrangements in the healthcare and technology fields.

Murray works extensively to structure shareholder and partnership agreements (including employee share ownership structures) and to implement complex corporate reorganizations. He represents both buyers and sellers of businesses, and he helps guide entrepreneurs through the process of business transition.

Murray has further developed considerable expertise and contacts in the field of family business succession and understands the importance of addressing family issues in business succession matters rather than simply dealing with “legal” issues.


  • Past Board Member, United Way of Peel
  • Past Board Member, Foodpath
  • Past Board Member, Mississauga Arts Council
  • Past Board Member, Junior Achievement of Peel
  • Past Board Member, Family Firm Institute, Ontario Chapter



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