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Michele Ashton, BA(Hons) (Associate)

Michele joined Progression Solicitors in Summer 2018 as Progression’s Data Protection Representative after qualifying as a Solicitor in 2006 and practising family law at a local firm. 

Michele advises clients in all aspects of matrimonial and family arrangements including divorce, financial remedy, separation agreements and applying for or responding to an Application for a Child Arrangements Order.  Michele represents clients in Family Court in private proceedings where necessary.

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 Michele has experience working in the defence sector specialising in compliance with US Export Control Regulations.  This included managing Export Control Compliance Investigations, Assurance Audits and Risk.  Her experience includes advising clients on both their own personal data privacy rights as well as any compliance obligations they may have as Data Controllers under the GDPR.  Michele ensures the firm’s compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). 

Michele also has experience dealing with employment matters on behalf of both employees and employers such as breach of contract, dismissals and compromise agreements.

Michele is a member of Resolution, a community of family justice professionals who work with families and individuals to resolve issues in a constructive way. Resolution members abide by a code of practice to support clients to resolve matters as constructively – and with as little conflict – as possible.

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Michele Ashton, BA(Hons) (Associate)

Michelle Ashton is listed as a Leading Lawyer by Wiselaw

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