David Blair

DBDavid Blair has been representing unions in labour and other matters since 1975. He practised with John Baigent and Marguerite Jackson in the firm of Baigent, Jackson, Blair from 1980 to 1990 and continued under the new firm name Victory Square Law Office as a founding partner in 1990.

David’s primary area of practice is now employment benefits delivery under trust arrangements. He advises pension and health and welfare trustees on all legal issues arising in the administration of their employment benefits programs and represents them in negotiations and dealings with their service providers.

David’s labour relations practice includes applications before the Labour Relations Board (particularly in construction industry matters and the defence of unfair representation claims), collective agreement arbitration and court proceedings related to Labour Relations Board matters, injunctions and contempt issues. He also advises on legal issues arising in the internal administration of unions.

David has played a leading role in the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers, a national organization of more than three hundred Canadian lawyers who represent unions. David was one of its B.C. Vice-Presidents from 1992 to 1996, and President from 2002 to 2004. He continues to serve on its Communications Committee.

 

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David’s Assistant is Caitlin Atkinson, 604 684 8421