200 Burrard St, Suite 1200, Waterford 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 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada for Franchise Law (since 2008) and Corporate and Commercial Litigation (since 2013), the 2021 and 2019 editions of Chambers Canada — Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (Franchising – Nationwide), the 2020 (since 2013) edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Franchise Law), and the 2020 edition of Lexpert® Special Edition — Litigation. Blair is also named Lawyer of the Year in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Franchise Law) and Vancouver Franchise Law Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in Canada (2019, 2017, and 2013).