Ayla Akgungor

Partner, Field Law

Ayla Akgungor is the Practice Group Leader for Field Law’s Labour and

Employment Group in Edmonton. She focuses her practice on labour and

employment law, human rights and professional regulation, appearing before

the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, Court of Appeal and several administrative

tribunals. Her clients are focused primarily in the public, education, health care

and not for profit sectors.


Ayla often represents clients before administrative tribunals. These include the

Alberta Human Rights Commission, the Alberta Labour Relations Board,

arbitration boards, the School Act Board of Reference, the Employment

Insurance Board of Referees and Umpire, Canada Labour Code adjudicators and

professional discipline tribunals. She also frequently provides training on labour

and employment, human rights and professional regulatory issues.

Ayla is a member of the Law Society of the Northwest Territories and has

appeared on human rights matters before the Northwest Territories Supreme

Court and the Northwest Territories Court of Appeal. She clerked for the

Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench and Court of Appeal before joining Field Law.