Ashley is a seasoned commercial litigator and a partner within our Dispute Resolution team.
Ashley specialises in the field of professional liability disputes. She heads the firm’s centre of excellence for professional liability disputes.
For almost fifteen years, Ashley has been part of market leading practices which specialise in the defence of professional liability disputes, acting for both professional indemnity insurers and commercial clients. She has particular experience of acting for the Law Society of Scotland Master Policy insurers.
Ashley has successfully handled complex and high value professional liability disputes across a wide range of sectors including construction, property, corporate finance, financial services, pensions and insolvency. She brings a strong track record, knowledge and experience of acting for insurers to both the pursuit and defence of claims.
She has acted in disputes involving lawyers, accountants, engineers, insolvency practitioners, architects surveyors and construction professionals.
Ashley is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in Professional Negligence law as well as being recognised for that work in both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.
In additional to her first class credentials in the professional liability arena, Ashley has significant experience of advising on insurance policy coverage disputes, shareholder disputes and contractual disputes. She has particular experience of cases involving allegations of fraud, breach of trust and breach of fiduciary duties.
Clients report that she is "very personable and knowledgeable".
25th May 2021
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15th September 2020
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7th July 2020
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