Ashleigh Watt – BA LLB (Hons) (Auckland) – Senior Solicitor
Ashleigh grew up in Auckland and completed her ancient history degree before deciding to study law at the University of Auckland. She was admitted to the bar in 2013. She specialises in property law, including advising on commercial and residential acquisitions, leasing, and finance aspects of property transactions. She has a special interest in estate planning and acts in various commercial law matters.
Prior to joining Powle & Hodson, Ashleigh gained varied experience at Simpson Grierson (practicing in commercial property and trusts and estates) and Meredith Connell (gaining court experience as a prosecutor for the Crown and for the Commerce Commission). She joined Powle & Hodson in 2018.
Outside the office, Ashleigh enjoys getting out of the city, relaxing with a good book, and spending time with friends and family.