Ashleigh Watt Associate

Ashleigh joined Simpson Western in March 2019 as a senior solicitor in our property and private client team. Ashleigh provides advice on a wide range of property matters including residential and commercial transactions, commercial leasing, and financing and private client matters such as estate and asset planning, general trust matters and enduring powers of attorney.

Ashleigh has previous experience acting as a property and private client specialist solicitor at a large commercial law firm, as a general practitioner and as a litigator. Her varied experience enables her to provide in-depth and pragmatic advice to clients at any stage of life. Ashleigh particularly enjoys challenging projects involving property and trust issues and finding novel ways to best achieve her client's objectives.

Ashleigh is passionate about great food (and wine) and making the most of North Shore's beautiful beaches rain or shine!


Ashleigh's areas of expertise

  • Commercial and residential conveyancing
  • Commercial leasing
  • Subdivisions
  • Refinancing and restructuring
  • Trust formation and administration
  • Asset planning and protection
  • Estate planning
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney


LLB University of Auckland 2013 

BA University of Auckland 2009


Professional Memberships

Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand 

New Zealand Law Society

Auckland District Law Society