Ashley graduated from Deakin University with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Criminology with Distinction. Following which, he completed his Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at the College of Law.

During his studies, Ashley experienced a wide range of commercial practice areas, including studies overseas with the London School of Economic and Political Science.

Since his admission to legal practice, Ashley has work primarily in personal injury law, working on a variety of TAC, work cover and public liability matters.

Outside of work, Ashley enjoys movies, watching and playing football (AFL), and going out with friends to new restaurants and bars.