Ash Kelso


Ash Kelso manages the Sydney branch of Kelso Lawyers and heads up the firm’s special services division. This involves anything from running cases that involve uncommon causes of action to lobbying governments for law reform to improve victims’ rights.

Ash handles all the firm’s claims involving the Parramatta Girls Training Home, as well as several other matters involving State and non-State institutions.

For me it is about advocacy. There is a real sense of honour to stand in the place of another and present their case with force, to do for them what they could not do for themselves. It is especially a privilege to do this for those most mistreated and deserving of our society. -- Ash Kelso

He oversees the firm’s work with Victims Services Reassessments and handles all cases that involve hearings at the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Ash started out managing engineering projects for the Department of Defence before being drawn to the law. He has a degrees in mechatronics engineering (University of Newcastle) and law (University of New England).