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General Counsel, Kahnawake Gaming Commission
Kahnawake Office Complex PO Box 1799,
Kahnawake , QC J0L 1B0
Office: +1 450 635 1076
E-mail: [email protected]
Murray Marshall has been a practising Canadian lawyer for 25 years and is a member of the bars of Alberta and Québec. Mr. Marshall’s practice has always focused on issues of concern to aboriginal peoples and he has acted for a variety of aboriginal businesses, governmental entities and individuals. He has advocated on behalf of his clients at every level of court in Alberta, the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada. In the 1990’s, Mr. Marshall established and managed the Legal Services department of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake - governing body for the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawake, Québec, Canada. During his tenure with the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake, he drafted a number of important pieces of legislation, including: Kahnawake Gaming Law; Kahnawake Peacekeepers Law; Kahnawake Alcoholic Beverages Control Law and Kahnawake Membership Law. Mr. Marshall has served as legal counsel and advisor to the Kahnawake Gaming Commission since its inception in 1996 and, in 2009, was named as General Counsel to the Commission. In 1998, Mr. Marshall developed the legal framework for Mohawk Internet Technologies and drafted the Kahnawake Gaming Commission’s Regulations concerning Interactive Gaming and, in 2005, Regulations concerning Poker Rooms. Mr. Marshall has spoken at a number of aboriginal and gaming conferences in various parts of the world and authored articles and papers for a variety of publications including the Canadian Bar Review and Internet Gambling Report. Mr. Marshall is, or has been, a member of a number of professional organizations including: the Canadian Bar Association, Interactive Gaming Council (Board of Directors), the International Masters of Gaming Law, International Association of Gaming Regulators.