- Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B.
- University of Waterloo, B.A. (Hons.)
Blair practises in the area of corporate and securities law, with a particular emphasis on regulatory matters relating to trading securities and derivatives, including registration and marketplace regulation. He has acted for both issuers and underwriters on a variety of corporate finance matters and specializes in mergers and acquisitions by financial services firms. He has experience advising Canadian and foreign investment banks, securities dealers, stock exchanges, asset managers, pension funds and other institutional investors on securities and derivatives compliance matters. Blair spent six months on secondment to the Canadian Securities Transition Office in 2011 where he contributed to the development of harmonized derivatives regulations for a proposed national securities regulator.