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Michael Ashe QC SC

Call 1971: (England & Wales) 1975 (Ireland) 1993 (Northern Ireland);
Queen’s Counsel 1994 (England & Wales), 1998 (Northern Ireland); Senior Counsel (Ireland) 2000.


Michael Ashe practises as an advocate and gives advice in business and finance law, particularly in commercial chancery, company law, contracts, financial services, partnership and tax. He also practises at the Bar of Ireland: www.lawlibrary.ie.

Michael Ashe also undertakes advocacy and advice in other common law jurisdictions and appears as an expert witness on English and Irish law in foreign courts and tribunals. He is a Canon Lawyer in the Catholic Church.

Additional Information

  • Money (Halsbury’s Laws 4th edition)

  • Injunctions (Halsbury’s Laws 4th edition reprint)

  • Insider Trading (2nd edition Tolley 1993)

  • Guide to Financial Services Regulation (3rd edition CCH London 1997)

  • Anti-Money laundering Risks Compliance and Governance (Thomson Reuters 2013)

Recorder of the Crown Court in England & Wales 2000 to 2019.
Master of the Bench of the Middle Temple 1998 to date.
Co-Chairman Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime (annual).
Defender of the Bond, Tribunal of the Diocese of Bentwood.

Michael Ashe is an independent self-employed barrister registered with the Bar Standards Board of England (ref. no 10182); whose practice is governed by the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England and Wales which code can be found at www.barstandardsboard.org.uk; has full professional liability insurance provided by the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund Limited (ref BM 2930/009) (details of the world-wide cover are provided at www.barmutual.co.uk); is registered for VAT (reg. no. 235 4694 48); and can be contacted during chambers opening hours by telephone at 02074045055 or by e-mail at clerks@9stonebuildings.com.

Michael Ashe is also regulated by the Bar Council of Ireland, the Law Library Dublin, the Honorable Society of King’s Inns Dublin and the Legal Services Regulatory Authority Dublin.

The Code of Conduct for the Bar of Ireland may be found at www.lawlibrary.ie/media/…

The Kings Inns Code of Conduct can be found at www.kingsinns.ie/about/code-of-conduct

The Legal Services Authority Code of Conduct for Practising Barristers may be found at:

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