Ashley advises on Commonwealth compensation claims, social security law and administrative law. He regularly appears as a solicitor advocate in Commonwealth tribunals and courts in merits review and judicial review proceedings.
Ashley's expertise lies in providing strategic litigation and claims management advice. He advises on matters of liability, quantum and settlement prospects and works closely with his clients to develop solutions for effective claims resolution. He is skilled in using a range of alternate dispute resolution processes and has also completed secondments with key Commonwealth clients. Ashley frequently appears as a solicitor-advocate for Commonwealth Government departments in Commonwealth courts and tribunals, including the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Federal Circuit Court, Federal Court and Family Court of Australia.
Ashley advises and represents Commonwealth Government departments and agencies, insurers and self-insured licensees.
Ashley has a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Queensland and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law.
Ashley joined the firm in 2006 while studying his undergraduate law degree. He spent 2007 in London working at Charles Russell LLP and rejoined Sparke Helmore in 2008.
Ashley is a keen cyclist, triathlete and water polo player. He's passionate about travelling and when on holiday you'll find him happily enjoying an adventure or relaxing at the beach on a tropical island.