Ashleigh Clancy

Special Counsel


Ashleigh has extensive experience advising on and acting in the defence of complex medical negligence claims across a range of medical specialities including birth trauma, spinal, orthopaedics, blood virus, emergency medicine, gynaecology, radiology, oncology, cardiology and psychiatric injuries.

She has conducted litigation for defendants in a range of NSW court jurisdictions including the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, District Court and Coroner's Court.

Ashleigh's extensive professional experience over the past 22 years enables her to provide high quality, focussed and cost-effective legal services to a variety of clients. Ashleigh is committed to the early resolution of claims.

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Hurdles that must be overcome by motor accident insurers in establishing contributory negligence

Case Note – Zaya v Damirdjian Judgment date: 11 October 2022 Citation: Zaya v Damirdjian [2022] NSWCA 203 Jurisdiction: Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of NSW Before: Bell CJ, Gleeson JA and Griffiths AJA Principles Expert evidence has a limited role to play in resolving liability issues in motor accident claims and will carry little […]

Published by Raissa Galang
26 October, 2022

It is not part of a medical assessor’s function to determine the scope of a motor accident

A claimant suffers psychological injury when he is threatened by a would be thief of his motor bike. Whether the medical assessor was justified in concluding that this was not a motor accident was answered by the Supreme Court in Bell v Allianz Insurance Australia Ltd. Judgment date: 18 August 2022 Citation: Bell v Allianz […]

Published by McCabes News
8 September, 2022

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