Murray Laing

Murray Laing


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Murray Laing joined Walkers' British Virgin Islands office in 2017 where he is a partner in the Insolvency & Dispute Resolution Group.

Murray is an experienced commercial litigator with a broad range of commercial and civil litigation experience, including complex multi-jurisdictional disputes, fraud claims, shareholder disputes, insolvency matters and urgent interim relief.

Murray practised in London at a leading litigation boutique firm specialising in commercial litigation and civil fraud before moving offshore in 2014. Prior to joining Walkers, he spent three years at another leading offshore firm in the BVI.

Admitted in:
British Virgin Islands
England and Wales (not practising)
South Africa (not practising)

LLB, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
BSocSci in Law and Philosophy, University of Natal, South Africa

2023 Legal 500 - Next Generation Partner - Dispute Resolution - 'Murray Laing: exceptionally committed and diligent, Murray leaves nothing to chance and no stone unturned in the pursuit of success for his client. He is a joy to work with and a fantastic lawyer.’

'Murray Laing is excellent to work with – he provides clear and commercial advice, and exceeded all expectations (achieving a better result for the client than was requested or expected).’

2022 Chambers Global Guide - Notable Practitioner - Dispute Resolution - "Murray is a very sensible and solid partner."

2022 Legal 500 - Next Generation Partner - Dispute Resolution - 'Murray Laing is a newish partner but with one of the very wisest and coolest heads. He delivers advice clearly and coolly and with impeccable judgment.' and  'Murray Laing is thoughtful and incredibly responsive and is always across every detail. He has a real depth of expertise across civil fraud, commercial and insolvency matters that makes him an asset for any heavy commercial dispute.’

2021 Who's Who Legal - Recommended - Commercial Litigation

2021 Legal 500 - Next Generation Partner - Dispute Resolution - "Murray is an excellent attorney with an encyclopaedic knowledge of court procedures and jurisprudence in the BVI. He has a keen strategic sense and quickly and thoroughly identifies factors relevant to corporate decisionmakers."

2020 Who's Who Legal - Future Leader - Litigation

2020 Legal 500 - Next Generation Partner - Dispute Resolution

2019 Legal 500 - Next Generation Partner - Dispute Resolution

2018 Who's Who Legal - Future Leader - Litigation

2018 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Dispute Resolution

Murray is a member of INSOL, the Restructuring and Insolvency Specialists Association (RISA) and the BVI Bar Association.