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Ashley Peacock


"My passion for advocacy is an invaluable asset for helping clients achieve the most equitable outcome in every case."

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Ashley Peacock joined the firm as an articling student in 2014. She became an associate with the firm upon her call to the Bar in 2015.

Ashley enjoys a broad practice in insurance defence, including personal injury, property damage, occupiers' liability, insurance coverage and professional negligence. She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association and the Toronto Lawyers Association. Ashley has appeared for numerous proceedings before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

Ashley earned her J.D. from the University of Western Ontario in 2014, and a B.A. (Hons.) from York University in 2010.


  • Called to the Bar in Ontario in 2015
  • J.D., University of Western Ontario University, 2014
  • B.A. (Hons.), York University, 2010


  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Toronto Lawyers Association


  • Dean's Honour List, York University (2008-2010)
  • Acknowledgment of Academic Success – Faculty of Women's Studies, York University (2007)
  • Entrance Scholarship, York University (2006)


  • Community Legal Services – Legal Clinic, Case Worker at the University of Western Ontario (2013)
  • Pro Bono Students Canada – Family Law Project, Volunteer (2012-2013)
  • Pro Bono Students Canada, Legal Researcher (2011-2012)
  • Elizabeth Fry Society, Court Support Worker, College Park Courthouse (2010-2011)

Papers & Publications


When an additional insured is not so named, what are the consequences?

In Amello v Bluewave Energy Lim-ited Partnership, Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court of Jus-tice addressed the breach of a covenant to insure. The Court held that an oil transport company should not be able to circumvent its obligation to maintain liability insurance and have its oil supplier added as an additional insured in its liability policy. The Court ap-plied a 50% split of defence costs incurred to date and into the future between these two parties.

Publications of Note

"The Additional Insured", Canadian Underwriter magazine, June 2015, assisted Michael S. Teitelbaum, Partner at Hughes Amys LLP, in the preparation of the article



Hughes Amys' Ashley Peacock's Lawyer's Daily article: Complementary and primary coverage and implications for costs and settlement

Please find pasted below my colleague, Ashley Peacock's excellent article on the ONSC decision of Aviva v. Intact, which was just published in The Lawyer's Daily. Congratulations and Well Done, Ashley! Please note that this article originally ap......

  • Canadian Lawyer - Top 10 Boutique 2017-18
  • The ARC Group
  • Best Lawyers 2017
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016

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