About Ferguson Allingham

Ferguson Allingham was founded by Mr. Paul M. Ferguson, and Mr. Jordan J. Allingham on August 1, 2018. Mr. Ferguson formerly practiced at Johnson Doyle Sugarman & Ferguson, while Mr. Allingham moved from Myers Karp Patey Allingham.

Our lawyers are experienced trial lawyers. Mr. Ferguson practiced on his own from his call to the bar in 2005 until joining Johnson Doricic Foster, as it was then known, in 2006. He became a partner at that firm in 2015 when it became Johnson Doyle Sugarman & Ferguson. Mr. Allingham articled and remained on with Myers McMurdo Karp commencing practice in 2009. He was made partner of Myers Karp Patey Allingham in 2014. Mr. Mitchell A. Fogel joined Ferguson Allingham after being called to the bar in 2018. Matthew J. Longay joined Ferguson Allingham in 2019 after practicing in Ontario for a year at Sutts, Strosberg and Co. before moving to Vancouver where he practiced at Laxton Gibbens & Co. from 2015-2019. Most recently, Ms. Samantha L. Purton joined the firm after articling and her call to the Bar in May 2022. The firm is also joined annually by an articled law student.

The lawyers at Ferguson Allingham take pride in the high calibre of legal work we perform on behalf of our clients. We are committed to continuing this record of excellence and ensuring that we maintain our overwhelming level of client satisfaction. As a result, members of this firm are very involved in continuing legal education and research to keep up on, and in many cases lead, changes in the law. We don’t just attend courses, we have presented at them, as well as giving talks to law students and acting as supervising lawyers to the UBC Criminal Clinic on an annual basis. Consequently, you can expect that any lawyer at this firm will be fully prepared to argue whatever legal points may arise in your case. You will find our lawyers to be energetic, knowledgeable, highly skilled and at the same time easy to relate to and able to discuss your case with on terms that you will fully understand.

The lawyers at Ferguson Allingham represent people in all types of criminal cases, from shoplifting, fraud, assault, drug and driving offences, up to conspiracy and murder. We also represent people on Administrative Law and Civil Forfeiture matters. You can be assured that no matter what you are charged with, or what legal issue you require help for, when you hire one of us as your lawyer you will receive a high degree of professional legal service and an ability to obtain the best result possible for you. This firm has a commitment to its clients, to excellence in its work, and a strong desire to maintain our reputation as leaders in the field of criminal defence law. Welcome to Ferguson Allingham.


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