Ashley R. Ayliffe
Ashley Ayliffe articled with Baker Newby LLP and joined the firm as an associate upon his call to the bar in May of 2008. Prior to articles, Mr. Ayliffe attended Dalhousie Law School, returning home to British Columbia upon completion of a Bachelor of Laws.
While at law school Mr. Ayliffe contributed to the student community as executive director of the Dalhousie Student Advocacy Service, representing students involved in the University dispute resolution process. Mr. Ayliffe also acted as a mediator and advisor under the Dalhousie Harassment Policy.
Mr. Ayliffe's academic accomplishments include completing an honors placement with the Department of Justice and authoring an article in the Dalhousie Journal of Legal Studies proposing a novel cause of action against the Provincial Crown.
As an undergraduate, Mr. Ayliffe attended Simon Fraser University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree with a joint major in Criminology and Psychology. This program led into employment as a youth worker for at-risk youth, an employment program supervisor and a community resource centre coordinator.
Mr. Ayliffe's current practice includes civil and commercial litigation with a particular focus on employment-related legal problems. He appears regularly in Provincial and Supreme Court. In his spare time, Mr. Ayliffe enjoys fishing, skiing, and hiking in Chilliwack and the surrounding area.