Anthony Purgas


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2003 – B.A., University of Alberta (with Honours)
2005 – M.A., University of Alberta
2009 – J.D., University of British Columbia
2010 – Admitted to the British Columbia Bar
2012 – Admitted to the Alberta Bar

Practice Areas

Administrative Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Labour & Employment, Litigation, Municipal Law


Anthony’s practice is primarily focused on matters related to work and workplace. He generally advises in the areas of labour and employment, working for both employees and management. He has acted to impose and oppose interlocutory restrictive covenant enforcement on a number of occasions. In addition, he has assisted clients in shareholder disputes and resolving broader contractual issues. Anthony also advises municipalities in the enforceability and enforcement bylaws. In addition, he teaches courses in workplace law at MacEwan University.

Associations & Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association

Awards & Achievements

  • Acritas Stars – Independently Rated Lawyer (2020)

Community Involvement

  • Edmonton Community Legal Centre
  • Civil Claims Duty Counsel