Mark Ashley - DAC Beachcroft

Mark Ashley



Mark Ashley is a clinical risk lawyer in our Bristol office. He specialises in defending substantial clinical negligence claims brought against medical practitioners, independent sector providers, and NHS bodies.

Mark's recent experience include:


  • Coordinating the defence of a series of claims brought against an NHS Trust following criminal conduct by a member of staff who has now been imprisoned for life;
  • Defending claims brought against privately insured surgeons by professional footballers, an international rugby player, and an Olympic athlete;
  • Supervising (on behalf of Lloyds insurers) the defence of clinical negligence claims brought in other common law jurisdictions;
  • Defending a wide range of contentious and high value claims including those arising from birth injuries, cauda equina syndrome, and fatal accidents, and alleged breaches of the Human Rights Act;
  • Managing claims for medical practitioners who have been declined indemnity or whose insurer is unable to provide indemnity by reason of insolvency.



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