200 Burrard St, Suite 1200, Waterfront Centre, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1995 (BC)
Blair Rebane is a partner in the BLG Vancouver office. He has experience advising franchisors in all types of franchise matters. Blair’s practice also focuses on the area of contract law, with an emphasis on landlord/tenant matters, construction disputes, and creditors’ remedies. His clients include Canada’s largest franchisors, manufacturers, landlords, and those involved at all levels of the construction industry. Blair has appeared before the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Court of Appeal, and Federal Court of Canada on franchise, construction, and landlord/tenant matters. In addition, Blair has taught, published, and presented extensively on franchise law. He is recognized in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada for Franchise Law (since 2008) and Corporate and Commercial Litigation (since 2013), the 2023 (and since 2017) editions of Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (Franchising – Nationwide). Blair was also named Vancouver Franchise Law Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in Canada (2021, 2019, 2017, and 2013).