T. Murray Rankin

T. Murray Rankin

T. Murray Rankin, Q.C., is managing partner of Arvay Finlay Barristers in Victoria, B.C. and former Professor of Law at the University of Victoria. Mr. Rankin has had a long-term interest in freedom of information and privacy protection as a practitioner, law professor, and activist. He received the House of Commons "Award of Merit" for his contribution to Freedom of Information in 1979, and was a key advisor to the Government of British Columbia on the 1992 provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. He has been involved in public law litigation and complex negotiations for over 20 years. His areas of specialization include information law, administrative, aboriginal, and environmental law. Mr. Rankin holds an LL.B. from the University of Toronto and an LL.M. from Harvard University.