Ashfords LLP lawyer appointed as Deputy District Judge

Law firm Ashfords LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of one of its partners as a Deputy District Judge.

Jason Squire, a Partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution Team, was appointed to the Western Circuit on 13 March. 

Jason trained as a solicitor with Bevan Ashford and qualified in 1997 into the firm’s Litigation department. In 2005, following the creation of Ashfords, Jason became a Partner with the firm. He currently works from Ashfords’ Tiverton office, having previously headed up the firm’s Taunton office for several years. 

Jason’s appointment as a Deputy District Judge recognises his many years of experience of County Court and High Court litigation acting for both claimants and defendants in a wide range of civil cases. In recent years Jason has developed specialisms in complex commercial cases and also medical negligence litigation. His role as a Deputy District Judge is a part time one and he will continue with his work for clients.

Ashfords a national provider of legal, professional and regulatory services. It has a turnover of £42.2 million, with six offices, 75 partners and 448 staff. The firm offers a positive, rewarding and fair working environment and are advocates of the many routes available to develop a career in Law. 

Commenting on his appointment, Jason said: “I feel very honoured to have been appointed as a DDJ and I am looking forward to embracing this exciting new challenge whilst continuing the rewarding work I do daily with clients.”

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