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Toni Ashby

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Toni Ashby

Toni Ashby

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Toni is a specialist in defending latent disease claims, and acts primarily for the major insurers. She is qualified in both English and Scots' law.

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Toni is a specialist in defending latent disease claims, and acts primarily for the major insurers. She is qualified in both English and Scots' law.

Regions covered
Profil complet

Toni has focused on disease claims resolution for 20 years and has an in depth knowledge of the law and practicalities of claims handling in this area.

She works for the majority of the major legacy insurers and reinsurers in the UK and is qualified in both Scottish and English law.

Toni has run several high profile asbestos trials in Scotland's high court, with a 100% success rate.

She co-manages Scotland's biggest disease defence team with David Tait, and also works alongside Toby Scott, running Clyde & Co's Newcastle disease team.

Expérience
  • Robert Prescott v. The University of St Andrews [2016] CSOH 3 – Successful defence of live mesothelioma claim
  • Robert Fraser v. Kitson’s Insulation Contractors Lts [2016] CSOH 135 – Scottish courts, when making an award of provisional damages, must specify the disease or type of deterioration in respect of which an application may be made at a future date in the order, per England & Wales.
  • L. Dobson v. Alexander Stephen & Son Ltd - Court of Session June 2015 - Quantum of grandchildrens' loss of society claims
  • Henderson & Handley v. Charles Gray Builders & Another -  Court of Session June 2014 - Unanimous jury verdict against loss of society claims by "step-grandchildren"
  • Manages largest specialist defender occupational disease team in Scotland.
Sectors

Sectors

  • Assurance et réassurance

  • Énergie et ressources naturelles

  • Infrastructure

Services

Services

  • Litiges commerciaux

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