Ashleigh has been acting for and advising employer and insurer clients on workers’ compensation and employer liability claims for more than 13 years. She has gained a depth and breadth of experience in the range of issues and disputes that can arise on such claims. Her expertise extends to providing advice on issues including policy interpretation, indemnity, liability, quantum and recovery, as well as providing claims management recommendations.
Ashleigh has gained the skills to undertake a comprehensive assessment of each claim over which she has conduct. She utilises her extensive knowledge of the relevant legislation and common law
authorities to provide accurate, well-reasoned and succinct legal advice on each matter she is acting on.
Ashleigh regularly represents her clients on litigated claims at WorkCover WA and the District Court of WA. Where appropriate, Ashleigh will facilitate the informal resolution of claims in a timely manner and on the best possible terms for her clients, having regard to not only the applicable legal issues but also to the commercial interests of her clients.