Page ContentBackground Neil Guthrie is a partner in the Toronto office and National Director of Research at the Firm. Neil was educated at the universities of Toronto (Honours BA in English, 1985; LLB, 1995) and Oxford (DPhil in English, 1990). He was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1997. Areas of Practice Neil provides research and writing support on a variety of matters. He is also responsible for co-ordinating BLG's research activities at a national level. Professional Experience Before joining BLG Neil was senior legal counsel in the General Counsel's Office at the Ontario Securities Commission and a research lawyer at another major national law firm. Publications �Some Lacun� in the Law of Limited Partnerships', (2009) 88:1 Can. Bar Rev. 147. �Self-evaluation Privilege' (co-author) in Professional Privileges and Judicial Approach, ed. R. Satyanarayana ( Hyderabad : Icfai University Press, 2009), 36-55. �Recent Canadian Developments: Securities Transfer Act ; Legislative Fix for Derivatives Industry',  22:8 JIBLR 439. �Blank v. Canada (Minister of Justice) : The Duration of Litigation Privilege' (2007), 32:3 Adv. Q. 388. �Lawyers and Greengrocers' (2007), 25:4 Adv. Soc. J. 11. �Stare Decisis Revisited' (2006), 31:4 Adv. Q. 448. �Recent Developments in the Law of Privilege' (2006), 31:1 Adv. Q. 23. �Recognition in Ontario of Limited Waiver of Legal Professional Privilege',  21:2 JIBLR 105. �The Power of Institutional Investors' (co-author), in Conflicts of Interest in Capital Market Structures: Queen's Annual Business Law Symposium 2003, ed. Anita I. Anand & William F. Flanagan (Kingston, Ont., 2005). Presented at the 10th Queen's Annual Business Law Symposium, Faculty of Law, Queen's University, Kingston, Ont., 3 October 2003. Wrote and edited substantial portions of Privacy and Financial Services in Canada (with Richard C. Owens et al.), a study commissioned by the federal Task Force on the Future of the Canadian Financial Services Sector, September 1998, available at www.fin.gc.ca/taskforce. ��Foreign Banks� and the �Business of Banking�: Reforming Canada's Foreign Bank Access R�gime for the Global Marketplace' (co-author), (1998) 13 BFLR 343. ��A Good Place to Shop�: Choice of Forum and the Conflict of Laws', (1996) 27 Ott. L. Rev. 201. Review of D. O'Sullivan et al., The Law of Rescission ( Oxford, 2008), (2008) 87:2 Can. Bar Rev. 561. Case comments on Dell v. Union des consommateurs and Heward v. Eli Lilly & Co., (2007) 2:1 Class Action Def. Q. 18 and 19. Case comment on Risorto v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (co-author) (2007), 1:4 Class Action Def. Q. 58. Case comments on Cooper v. Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. and Arabi v. Toronto-Dominion Bank (co-author) (2007), 1:3 Class Action Def. Q. 43 and 44. Review of F.M.B. Reynolds, Bowstead and Reynolds on Agency, 18th ed. (London, 2006),  21:12 JIBLR 723. Review of C. Hollander and S. Salzedo, Conflicts of Interest and Chinese Walls, 2d ed. (London, 2004),  21:3 JIBLR 167.