• Murray is a great problem- solver, because he’s a great listener. He absorbs everything and is able to guide the discussion to common ground. He’s wise, thoughtful - and a brilliant lawyer.

    Former Chief Justice of the Ontario Superior Court , Patrick J. LeSage
  • As Secretary of Cabinet, when presented with an urgent problem that had multiple complexities and needed a creative solution, I would often seek Murray’s assistance. He never let me down...

    Former Secretary of Cabinet, Head of Ontario Civil Service, Shelly Jamieson
  • Murray’s influence in the Ontario Public Service and the broader legal community cannot be overstated.

    Attorney General of Ontario, John Gerretsen
  • Murray Segal is a strategic, innovative and inspiring leader – who also has an uncanny ability to see the big picture when others are focusing on the small details.

    Former Attorney General of Ontario, Michael Bryant
  • Murray Segal provides the entire ministry with exceptional leadership – I’d like to thank him for his sage advice and guidance. We all benefit from it, myself included.

    Former Attorney General of Ontario, Chris Bentley

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Welcome » Speaking & Teaching

Presenter at Educational Series for:


  • Facilitator for Alberta Summit on Delay in criminal courts.
  • Institute for Reform of the Criminal Law, San Francisco,  2017


  • Association of Legal Aid Plans.
  • Training for new Horse Racing Panel, AGCO.


  • Cross-border Issues.
  • Securities Investigations and Prosecutor Training.
  • Mutual Fund Dealers Investigators and Litigators.
  • Philippe Kirsch Institute on Crown Ethics.
  • University of Toronto Law School on Crown Practice.


  • Securities Investigators and Prosecutors Training.
  • Alcohol and Gaming Litigators Training.

Speaking/Teaching Engagements

  • The Advocates' Society Fall Convention: Presentation on Access to Justice, 2013.
  • Ontario Regulatory Authorities - Continuing Education: Where Inspections End and Investigations Begin, 2013.
  • Law Society of Upper Canada. Panel: 3rd Annual In-House Counsel Summit - Crisis Management, 2013.
  • Guest Lecturer, Osgoode Hall Law School, Criminal Law, Ethics and Civility, 2013.
  • Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators (SOAR) Annual Conference. Panel: Charting the Course: Challenges Facing Agencies, Boards and Commissions, 2012.
  • Ontario Bar Association, Public Lawyers’ Section. Keynote Speaker, Articling Students’ Reception, 2012.
  • Guest Lecturer, Osgoode Hall Law School, Criminal Law II. Ethical Issues: The Role of the Crown, 2012.
  • McMurtry Symposium: Justice and the Media. Sponsored by Gowlings LLP and the Ministry of the Attorney General,  2012.
  • Criminal Advocacy Summit. Advocates Society, Toronto, 2012.
  • Specialized Courts: Problem-solving approaches to criminal justice. Program jointly sponsored by Ministry of the Attorney General, Criminal Lawyers` Association and Ontario Crown Attorneys` Association, 2012.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Advocates Society
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Certified Criminal Law Specialist, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Advisory Board, Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution

Community Involvement

  • Trustee, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  • Board of Directors, Canadian Mental Health Association Greater Toronto Area
  • Member, Ontario Review Board

Recent Achievements

  • Counsel work for IIROC, 2017 
  • Release of Report on Duty of Candour for CSIS, Department of Justice, 2017
  • Release of Report on Effectiveness of Criminal Law Branch, British Columbla, 2016 
  • Counsel to Legal Aid Ontario 
  • Former Co-Chair of Ministry of Attorney General’s Committee on Aboriginal Justice
  • Counsel, Financial Services Commission of Ontario Streamlining Project, 2014. 
  • Counsel, Auto Insurance Anti-Fraud Task Force, Ministry of Finance, Ontario, 2013.
  • Counsel work for Government of Ontario, Ontario Securities Commission, Legal Aid Ontario, Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, and several other agencies, boards and commissions. 
  • Counsel to Niagara Regional Police Service.
  • Review for province of nova Scotia regarding Rehtaeh Parsons Matter

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