Joined Lawson West: 1998.
Ashley brings extensive experience of employment law to the firm and Is the director overseeing our specialist employment department. With significant knowledge and exposure to a variety of employment matters, Ashley has represented numerous clients in cases ranging from unfair dismissal to complex discrimination claims involving smaller employers up to significant blue-chip corporations and public sector employers.
With a very high success rate, Ashley advises employees, senior management, directors and employers on all areas of employment law including redundancy, unfair dismissal, whistleblowing, performance management issues, breach of contract, restrictive covenants and all types of discrimination.
Ashley is responsible for supervising and training unqualified members of the team. Ashley also specialises in advice and representation on settlement agreements and termination packages.
He comments: “I have a determined commitment to establish the issue of fairness in employment matters whether it be at tribunal level, appeals tribunal or through early conciliation and settlement agreements where appropriate. Understanding what a client wishes to achieve as an outcome is the most important aspect of our work. My task is to make it happen.”
Client testimonial: “Ashley, you have always been extremely professional, provided good advice and always acted in my best interests. I have found your understanding of all issues to be exact and your speed of response to be excellent”. Mr R Thrussington, Leicestershire.