A partner based in Québec, Mr. Blair is the leader of the firm’s Transportation and Logistics group and a member of the Business Law group. His practice focuses on transportation law. Known for his expertise in interprovincial and international surface transportation, safety standards regulation, carrier’s liability, and negotiating complex domestic and cross-border transactions and projects involving transportation undertakings. Advises various Canadian and US clients in the rail, bus, trucking, and mining industries. Regularly appears before regulatory agencies, administrative tribunals, and the courts on transportation-related issues and advises clients on all aspects of transportation contracts. Is also active in the commercial leasing and retail sectors. Former President of the Canadian Transport Lawyers Association (CTLA). Member of the Order of Canada, the Institute of Corporate Directors, the Canadian Bar Association, the CTLA, and the Transportation Lawyers Association (US). Admitted to the Québec Bar in 1980, named Advocatus Emeritus (AdE) in 2019.