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Ashley A. Edwards Q.C.

Year of Call: 2000

Year of Silk: 2016


B.Sc. (Pharmacology) (Hons) University of Dundee

LL.B University of Dundee

Dip.L.P. University of Dundee

Special interests


Health & Safety


Stable telephone number

0131 260 5829

Lee-Anne Black

Steven Burns


Ashley Edwards is an experienced Senior Junior with a broad range of expertise in criminal and quasi-criminal cases.

She is currently the Assistant Principal Crown Counsel prosecuting solely in the High Court and the Appeal Court. Her science/medical background makes her ideally placed to deal with highly technical evidence such as DNA, forensic medical, psychological and psychiatric evidence. She is also experienced in the examination of children and vulnerable witness using special measures.  


Lilburn v HMA 2015 ( referral from the SCCRC)

HMA v Richard Munro (attempt to defeat the ends of justice by a serving Police Officer)

HMA v MR (Historical sexual offences)

HMA v Robertson and Parafinowski ( murder)

HMA v Nisbet ( murder)


Senior Advocate Depute with effect from 12 September 2011