Ashley Blood-Halvorsen

Year of Call: 2017
Email Address:
Telephone: 0121 289 4333

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Personal Injury

Experience includes:

Road Traffic / Motor Claims / Credit Hire

  • Fast track trials on liability and also trials restricted to causation and quantum
  • Fast track and small claim hearings for credit hire including submissions regarding survey evidence produced, intervention letters and impecuniosity
  • Representing motorcyclists in road traffic accidents
  • Infant approvals and stage 3 MOJ portal hearings
  • Fundamental dishonesty and low velocity collision

Procedural Matters

  • Advising on applications for relief from sanctions and appearing in hearings
  • Advocating for summary judgment and strike out applications
  • Case management conferences including CCMCs for multi track disputes


Ashley has worked in numerous industries ranging from real estate to automotive and was a self-employed wedding photographer whilst a student in Canada. Ashley is exceptionally commercial having co-owned a legal business specialising in social security and employment law. As business development director, she significantly increased the number of charitable partners working with the business putting specialist advocacy services within the reach of a million people.

She is down to earth, approachable and connects well with lay clients who are often appearing in court for the first time. Part of her customer service offering is being responsive and offering advice that is straight to the point. An Oxfordshire Solicitor recently wrote:

“Thanks very much for the advice.  Please pass on my thanks to counsel – prompt, straight to the point, clear and professionally done.”

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Academic qualifications

  • Law (LLB) 1st Class, University of Derby
  • BA (Hons) History (Religion), University of Toronto, Canada
  • BPTC (BPP University) Very Competent 2017
  • Certificate in Civil Law, Paris II-Panthéon Assas University 2012


  • Baron Dr Ver Heyden de Lancey Prize, Middle Temple 2018
  • Leeds Medico-Legal Society Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence Prize 2017
  • Dean’s BPTC Scholarship 2015
  • Sweet & Maxwell Law Prize 2014
  • Nicholas Pumfrey Memorial Scholarship, Middle Temple 2014
  • Blackstone Entrance Scholarship, Middle Temple 2014
  • Land Law Prize, UoD 2013

Professional bodies

Chancery Bar Association