Ashley has 20 years’ experience as a litigator and disputes lawyer. In his time at GRT Lawyers and working for top-tier Australian and global law firms (in the Middle-East and Singapore), Ashley has acted for clients across six continents on complex commercial litigation and international arbitration.
Ashley’s current practice includes investment protection and dispute matters across a number of industry sectors including energy and resources, financial services, technology, agribusiness, tourism, in addition to contentious regulatory, insurance disputes and product liability matters.
The international scope of Ashley’s work has given him a valuable insight into cross-border disputes in common law and civil law jurisdictions. He has practical experience with most of the world’s renowned international commercial arbitration institutions including ICC, LCIA, SIAC, SCC and ICDR/AAA.
Since 2014, Ashley has been listed in ‘Best Lawyers in Australia’ Peer Review for the categories of International Arbitration, Litigation, Insurance and Product Liability. In 2019, Ashley was added to the Doyles Guide Leading Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Lawyers in Queensland.
Ashley holds Bachelor Degrees in Law and Arts (UNE) and he is:
- a member of the Queensland Law Society (QLS)
- Executive Council Member of Asia-Pacific Forum for International Arbitration (AFIA)
- Associate Member of Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA); and
- ordinary member of Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA)