Contentious Trusts Association (ConTrA)

Affiliate member of STEP

Ashleigh Carr

Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution

Ashleigh is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution team, specialising in a wide range of disputes regarding Trusts and Estates.

She has experience in acting for professionals and private individuals, based both nationally and internationally. Her experience includes acting in relation to claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, challenges to the validity of wills, rectification claims, breach of trust claims, removal of executors, executor and trustee disputes and professional negligence claims arising in the context of trust and estates work. Ashleigh also has experience in Court of Protection matters, Propriety Estoppel claims and claims pursuant to the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996.

She routinely represents clients involved in litigation in the County Court and High Court. She also has experience of negotiating settlements and alternative forms of dispute resolution. Ashleigh is passionate about her work, and achieving the best possible outcome for her clients.

She began her career at Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth, qualifying as a Solicitor in 2015. Ashleigh joined Forsters as an Associate in 2018.

Ashleigh is a committee member of ConTrA (the Contentious Trusts Association). She was named as one of the Top 35 Private Client Lawyers Under 35 by eprivateclient in 2017 and 2019.

Awards and recognitions

"The team is responsive, pragmatic and adept at dealing with fast-paced transactions."
The Legal 500, 2020