Ashleigh is a senior associate in the firm's Cayman Islands office. Her experience and expertise encompasses a broad range of contentious and non-contentious insolvency matters as well as general banking and commercial litigation.
Ashleigh advises a broad range of local and international clients in the offshore financial industry including banks, liquidators, creditors, shareholders, directors and executors. Ashleigh regularly appears as an advocate in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, and also assists clients engaged in alternative dispute resolution processes.
Some of her recent experience includes:
- Acting in Cayman proceedings for official liquidators in pursing multi-million dollar claims against auditors
- Advising provisional liquidators of a billion dollar hedge fund based in emerging markets
- Acting in Cayman proceedings to resist a worldwide freezing injunction in support of foreign proceedings
- Acting in Cayman proceedings for a group of individual plaintiffs against a Cayman bank.
Ashleigh has also assisted in providing expert opinions on Cayman Islands law for United States Courts.
Ashleigh is currently a member of the board of the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation ("IWIRC"), Cayman Islands network.
Ashleigh is admitted to practise as an attorney in the Cayman Islands (June 2015). She is also admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia and to the High Court of Australia in 2011.
Prior to joining Carey Olsen in June 2015, Ashleigh was a lawyer with the Henry Davis York Brisbane office (now Norton Rose Fulbright) and trained with Allens Linklaters.
Ashleigh is the vice-chair of the Cayman Islands IWIRC network.