David Blair > McCarthy Tétrault > Montreal, Canada > Lawyer Profile

McCarthy Tétrault
1000 De La Gauchetière Street West
Suite 2500
Montréal QC H3B 0A2

Work Department

Transportation: Rail & Road


Partner leading the firm’s Transportation and Logistics Group and a member of the Business Law Group. Drawing on his wide-ranging experience acquired over the past 30 years, he helps clients with complex regulatory transportation issues and finding adapted business solutions. He is known for his expertise in interprovincial and international transportation, safety standards regulation and carriers’ liability. Various leading Canadian, US and European companies in the rail, trucking and bus industries as well as the mining sector consult him for his in-depth experience and expertise. He is regularly involved in complex National and International transactions involving rail and road transportation businesses. He also appears before administrative tribunals, agencies and the courts in regulatory, safety compliance and liability matters.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Transport > Other transport

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David BlairMcCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault‘s transportation and logistics group offers broad support to its clients across both the road and rail industries. The team is particularly known for acting for inter-city bus operators, having been involved in a number of major cases, as well as acting for large motor carrier fleets. On the rail side, it handles service level cases, as well as disputes where the rail and energy industries intersect. The team provides regulatory and risk management support as well, acting at a national and provincial level. David Blair leads the team, splitting time between Quebec City and Montreal; he and associate Brian Lipson are ‘extremely capable experts in transportation law.’