Murray Paton is a retired lawyer who spent most of his 44- year legal career as a Partner of McCarthy Tetrault, Toronto, where he practiced Business Law and held numerous leadership positions with the firm. Murray also served as General Counsel of the 407 ETR Group, where as a member of the Executive Team , he advised on business matters, infrastructure, government relations and corporate governance. He most recently served as Counsel To Walker Sorensen L.L.P , Toronto, a business law firm focused on the financial services industry .
Murray is a former Director and past Chair of the Conduct Review Committees of two federally-regulated Canadian insurance companies , Munich Reinsurance Company of Canada and Temple Insurance Company, and a former Board member and past Chair of Halton Healthcare Services, a multi-site Ontario hospital. He currently serves as a Member of the Independent Review Committee overseeing conflicts of interest for The Bank of Nova Scotia’s public mutual funds.
Murray is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and holder of the Professional Director designation. He and his wife reside in Niagara-on-the-Lake.