Blair’s practice is concentrated in the areas of civil litigation, labour arbitration and administrative law. He has a general litigation practice, acts for several professional associations in relation to professional conduct investigations and proceedings, and serves as an arbitrator, primarily in labour disputes.


  • Practice Areas


    Litigation and Dispute Resolution

    Labour & Employment

  • Education

    University of Manitoba, LL.B., 1977
    University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Arts, 1974

  • Bar Admissions

    Manitoba, 1978

  • Achievements

    Queen’s Counsel, 1992
    Elected Fellow of American College of Trial Lawyers in 1988
    Blair has been repeatedly selected by his peers to be included in the Best Lawyers in Canada in the area of Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Blair was named Best Lawyers Winnipeg Lawyer of the Year for Alternative Dispute Resolution in 2013

  • In the Community

    Former National Vice-President of the Canadian Red Cross Society
    Order of the Red Cross (Officer)

  • Legal Teachings

    Former lecturer, seminar leader and course head of the litigation segment of the Law Society of Manitoba’s Bar Admission program
    Faculty Member of the Intensive Advocacy Program sponsored by the Continuing Education Division of the Law Society of Manitoba