Ashley advises on all contentious and non-contentious aspects of insolvency, working primarily for insolvency practitioners in administrations, liquidations and when appointed as trustees in bankruptcy.
On the contentious side, she advises office-holders in bringing claims for antecedent transactions, as well as in relation to various Court applications to enable them to carry out their roles effectively.
On the non-contentious side, she regularly advises administrators on the sale of assets and matters both pre- and post-administration. She also advises debtors and creditors and has experience of working in special administrations and in various areas of business, including sport.
Ashley is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Acting for the administrators of Musion Systems Limited in relation to the sale of its business and assets, an application to sell assets subject to a fixed charge and a subsequent appeal by a creditor of the company; the administrators successfully defended the appeal
- Acting for the administrators of a hotel promotion business in the sale of the company's business and assets to a third party company
- Acting for Grant Thornton as the joint administrators of a hotel business in Durham, resulting in a solvent exit from administration with payment in full to all creditors