Ashley Bennett

associate

  • Condominium Law

  • Insurance Law

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Personal Injury

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About Ashley

Ashley joined Soloway Wright as an Associate in 2016 after having completed both summer and articling programs with the firm. Ashley is a litigation lawyer practicing in the Insurance Law, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury practice groups. She has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Justice and the Small Claims Court.

Ashley graduated with a Juris Doctorate from the University of Ottawa and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. While at law school, Ashley was actively involved with the Legal Aid Clinic’s Landlord and Tenant Division. She also represented the University of Ottawa at the National Baseball Arbitration Competition in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Outside of the office, Ashley enjoys spending time with her family and friends. You can also find her on the ice rink playing hockey or on the ball diamond playing softball in the summer.

Call to Bar 2016

Education

  • J.D. (Cum Laude), University of Ottawa, (2015)
  • Law Clerk Diploma (Honours), Algonquin College (2012)
  • B.A., Simon Fraser University (2010)

Location

Ottawa Office

Languages

English

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Emond Montgomery Law Clerk Award (2011)
  • Ottawa Association of Law Clerks Award (2011)
  • Nelson Education Scholarship Award (2011)
  • Simon Fraser University Scholarship (2005)
  • Member of the County of Carleton Law Association
  • Member of the Law Society of Ontario
  • Member of the Canadian Defence Lawyers
  • Member of The Advocates’ Society
  • Chair of the Ontario Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee
  • Part-time Professor, Law Clerk Program, Algonquin College

Portfolio

CCLA Litigation Conference 2018: Cleanup in Aisle 5: A Review of Recent Occupiers’ Liability Cases at Commercial Establishments

  • ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE, IN THE MATTER OF THE SOLICITORS ACT AND IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF MICHELLE CONNOLLY, MICHAEL TAYLOR CONNOLLY, by his litigation guardian, MICHELLE CONNOLLY and CONNOLLY OBAGI LLP – Ashley Bennett, Counsel for Christopher Moore
  • Canadian Soapstone v. Legari, 2018 ONSC 2778