Blair Shaw




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 Blair Shaw

Blair Shaw is a partner in Davis' Litigation Practice Group with a broad range of corporate and commercial litigation experience including construction disputes, building design and construction deficiencies, infrastructure and heavy machinery design negligence, builders liens, product deficiencies and liability, real estate transactions, commercial leasing disputes, contract disputes, professional negligence, and health and pension benefits litigation.

A native of Vancouver, Blair was educated at the University of British Columbia. He was admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 1987, and the Yukon Bar in 2009, and has practised law with Davis since articling with the firm in 1986.

Blair has appeared as counsel before the B.C. Provincial Court, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal, the Alberta Queen's and Court of Appeal, the Yukon Supreme and Territorial Courts, the Queen's Bench of Saskatchewan, the Federal Court Trial Division, and the Federal Court of Appeal.

He has also appeared as counsel before commercial arbitrators and mediators and administrative tribunals, including the Workers' Compensation Board, the Residential Tenancies Branch, the Human Rights Commission and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.


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  • February 7, 2014
    Davis LLP is pleased to announce that ten of its firm’s litigation lawyers have been named litigation stars in the third edition of Benchmark Canada, Euromoney’s litigation-focused guide. Litigation stars are individuals in each province...
  • March 17, 2009
    Two Davis partners, Blair Shaw and Jason Herbert, have become members of The Law Society of Yukon. Both lawyers practice with Davis' litigation group and have acted on numerous cases relating to the Yukon. Their recent achievement will allow them...


  • Benchmark Canada, 2014
  • BV® Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, 2012


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Construction and Civil Litigation Subsections of the B.C. Branch, Canadian Bar Association
  • Guest speaker, Municipal Law Subsection of the Canadian Bar Association

Called to the Bar

  • Yukon, 2009
  • British Columbia, 1987


  • LL.B., University of British Columbia, 1986


  • English