Anthony Burden

Anthony Burden: Attorney with Field Law
  • Associate at Field Law (122 Attorneys)
  • 400 - 444 7 AVE SW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2P 0X8
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Biography

Based in Field Law’s Calgary office, Anthony Burden is a lawyer specializing in the areas of insurance, construction and general litigation. Anthony’s clients are diverse and represent multiple industry sectors, and range in size from individuals to multinational organizations. When working with construction companies, Anthony has experience dealing with complex operational structures involving corporate entities based outside of the province and/or country. Although he is based in Calgary, Anthony’s clients are located throughout Alberta, and often have operations throughout Canada - and beyond. Anthony’s counsel has assisted clients in a variety of situations, including defending against negligence claims and at the outset of contentious pre-trial negotiations.

Anthony has appeared on behalf of clients at the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench. Anthony’s approach to providing legal services sees him delivering efficient, considered counsel while also maintaining a focus on avoiding unnecessary, costly litigation. With this approach, he is able to come to a resolution quickly and fairly, while still preserving amicable relations with all sides.

Value to Clients

“I am eager to do a good job for my client. My style of doing business is efficient, honest and forthright, and I believe that being up front with both clients and opposing counsel is the quickest route to an amicable resolution for all sides. By being approachable, knowledgeable and dependable, I deliver business-focused solutions to clients while still retaining a personal touch.”

Outside of Work

When Anthony isn’t at the office he can be found spending time with friends and family, and enjoying all that his home city has to offer. An avid athlete, Anthony is also a competitive power lifter and has taken his passion for the sport to a number of world championships. Anthony also uses his free time to give back to the community, and uses his athleticism and sports knowledge as a referee and coach for multiple sports.

Experience

Nelson v. City of Grande Prairie, 2018 ABQB 537
Steer v Chicago Title Insurance Company, 2018 ABQB 28
Meghji v Ippolito, 2017 ABPC 7

Community

Alberta Powerlifting Union
Referee
2012 - Present
University of Alberta Powerlifting Association
Vice President
2010 - 2013

News + Views + Events

July 2017
Mistakes and Builders’ Liens: Fixable or Fatal?
January 19, 2015
Anthony Burden Joins Field Law as Insurance and General Litigation Associate
Field Law is pleased to welcome Anthony Burden as an associate in the Insurance and General Litigation Groups effective January 19, 2015.Anthony accumulated a broad range of legal experience throughout his apprenticeship at a mid-size Edmonton firm. Fo...

Client Stories

Slip and fall defence

The insurer for a local municipality approached Field lawyer, Anthony Burden to aggressively defend a negligence claim and contest liability.

Within two weeks of having the file Anthony successfully opposed a previously scheduled Application, and took steps to apply for summary dismissal of the claim. By applying for summary dismissal as soon as possible and questioning the Plaintiff on undertakings, Anthony was able to obtain helpful evidence on quantum moving forward. The co-plaintiff abandoned its claim prior to the Application. The Application for summary dismissal was ultimately dismissed, but leave was granted to re-apply with fuller evidence, which is now underway.

Anthony helped his client gain a better idea of the strength of both parties’ evidence, providing the knowledge needed to confidently defend the claim in a situation where the most recent similar reported cases dated from the 1930s.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Insurance
  • Construction
  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
403-260-8518  Phone
403 264 7084  Fax
www.fieldlaw.com/lawyer_overview.asp?lawyerID=352
University Attended:
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics, with distinction, 2010; University of Alberta, Juris Doctor, 2013
Year of First admission:
2014
Admission:
2014, Alberta
Memberships:

Professional Associations

Canadian Bar Association 2013-Present
Law Society of Alberta 2013-Present

Reported Cases:
Reported Cases: Meghji v. Ippolito 2017 ABPC 7 Alberta Provincial Court 2017
ISLN:
923099915

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