Moray & Agnew welcomes back Senior Lawyer Ashley Cooper

Moray & Agnew welcomes back Senior Lawyer Ashley Cooper

Moray & Agnew Newcastle has welcomed Special Counsel, Ashley Cooper back to its Construction & Projects team.

A skilled Lawyer with ten years’ experience, Ashley previously worked in Moray & Agnew’s Construction & Projects team for five years, before moving to an in-house legal counsel role in one of Australia’s leading logistics and supply chain companies in 2016.

Ashley practices in construction and commercial law, principally with a focus on construction contracts, security of payment legislation, and commercial disputes.

He advises construction sector contractors, principals and other professionals on issues involving risk allocation, contract interpretation and administration, security of payment, and claims management.

Ashley’s career also includes 10 years as a consulting engineer and project manager in the geotechnical, contaminated land, and civil infrastructure disciplines at global engineering firm WSP.

“I’m excited to return to the Moray & Agnew team. I’m looking forward to working with fantastic clients on interesting and complex construction and infrastructure projects,” Ashley said.

“It’s great to be part of such an inclusive, welcoming firm as Moray & Agnew.”

Moray & Agnew Newcastle’s Managing Partner, Sean O’Sullivan said he’s delighted that Ashley has re-joined the team.

“There’s great synergy between Ashley’s expertise and skills and our practice,” Sean said.

“Outside of his extensive legal and construction sector knowledge and experience, Ashley’s clients and colleagues value his no-nonsense, easy-to-understand, commercial and outcome-focused advice and representation.

“We welcome him back to our team, bolstering our well-established construction and projects practice in Newcastle.”

Ashley has a Bachelor of Laws from Macquarie University and a Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) from the University of Newcastle.

IMAGE | Senior Lawyer, Ashley Cooper joins Moray & Agnew team.

Moray & Agnew

Moray & Agnew is a leading national law firm specialising in insurance, commercial and workplace legal services. The Newcastle team of around 100 people delivers top-quality, commercial advice and exceptional service to clients including Australian and international insurers and reinsurers, insurance intermediaries, large and medium corporates, and federal, state and local government. Nationally, Moray & Agnew has more than 600 people, including 95 partners, across offices in Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Newcastle and Perth.

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