Phillip Ashley is a partner and solicitor-advocate who “specialises in contentious matters relating to the oil and gas and power sectors” and has advised on “matters relating to oil and gas investments in every continent except Antarctica.” (Global Arbitration Review).
According to Legal 500: “CMS is, according to one client, ‘the best oil and gas practice in the UK'…” and “Phillip Ashley is recommended for disputes”. Legal 500 further comments: “Phillip Ashley ‘gets to the heart of a dispute without taking unnecessarily bullish positions'”.
Prior to joining CMS Cameron McKenna LLP, Phillip was part of the in-house legal team at a leading international engineering, construction and project management company.
As a solicitor-advocate, Phillip regularly acts as advocate in arbitrations – including recently a €2 billion natural gas price review arbitration