Head of Legal
Neil Blue is Head of Legal for SLC Management. Neil also serves as Vice-President and Associate General Counsel of our parent company, Sun Life.
Neil leads a team responsible for providing proactive advice, expertise, support and leadership on legal matters to SLC Management and he played a major role in the creation, launch and/or acquisition of the institutional asset management businesses that now comprise SLC Management. Prior to 2014, Neil served as Assistant Vice-President and Senior Counsel, Sun Life Global Investments, where he helped to grow Sun Life’s retail mutual fund operations from less than $1B to over $24B of AUM in six years. In his current role, Neil and his 18-strong team collaborate with the legal team supporting Bentall Kennedy, SLC Management’s real estate investment management arm.
Prior to joining the Sun Life organization, Neil was the Associate General Counsel for another international financial services firm. Prior to that, he spent a number of years as an Associate at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, a major Canadian law firm, where his practice focused on financial services, securities, corporate law and mergers & acquisitions.
Neil holds a law degree from Dalhousie Law School (now the Schulich School of Law) and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours), with a major in History from Queen’s University.