Ashley Wynne - Professional Negligence
Ashley is a specialist in financial remedy applications and associated areas including provision for children under Schedule 1 of the Children Act and financial disputes between cohabitees under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act.
He has extensive experience of high value cases in all of the above areas at all levels, up to and including the Court of Appeal. He regularly represents high net worth and high profile individuals (including successful business people, professional sportsmen and celebrities) and their spouses. He is regularly instructed in cases involving corporate interests, trusts, farming enterprises, insolvency and pension issues.
He is one of few counsel locally, with particular experience in the conduct of claims between cohabitees based upon constructive trusts and proprietary estoppel and appeared in the Court of Appeal in 2014 in relation to a proprietary estoppel claim involving a cohabiting couple.
Ashley wins praise for his meticulous preparation, his skill as an advocate and as a negotiator and his approach to client-care. He is consistently ranked in the top band as a leading junior in both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500.
Ashley is also qualified to accept direct access instructions.
LLB (Hons) (Sweet and Maxwell Prize)
Head of the No5 Chambers Family Law Group 2015
"A real specialist in financial remedy proceedings, an expert in negotiations and able to remain calm under pressure." "Personable, succinct and gives honest, pragmatic advice."
Chambers UK 2017
‘A strong and effective advocate, who has an extremely good manner with clients.’
Legal 500 2016
“Hugely respected within the family law arena"
Chambers UK 2016
Highly recommended for family finance work
Legal 500 2014
''Ashley Wynne is ‘an expert negotiator’, ‘extremely pragmatic’, and ‘exceptional even in the most pressurised circumstances’.
Legal 500 2013
"dogged in his approach, Ashley Wynne impresses judges and solicitors with his legal knowledge and thorough preparation"
Chambers UK 2011
"Ashley Wynne, a persuasive advocate who deals with high net worth ancillary relief"
Chambers UK 2010
"has developed a good following for his trusts of land work and is also experienced in the effects of bankruptcy in the context of ancillary relief"
Legal 500 2009
"Tagged by those in the know as a future leader in ancillary relief and post-cohabitation financial disputes" and "good with clients and good in court"
Chambers UK 2008
Southwell v. Blackburn  EWCA Civ. 1347