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Ash Shanks

Law Clerk


Ash is a fourth-year law student studying a Bachelor of Laws at Deakin University.

He brings a wealth of experience to Ellison-Whyte Law following a 38 year career in the Royal Australian Navy where he specialised as a Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving Officer. 

Ash holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Mathematics, a Masters in Defence Management and a Masters in Project Management.

Born in Benalla ,Victoria, Ashley enjoyed visits to the Mornington Peninsula resulting in his attraction to the Peninsula lifestyle where he has now settled.   He is a skipper in the Volunteer Coast Guard at Safety Beach conducting rescues in Port Phillip Bay,  active with the Point Leo Surf Lifesaving Club conducting beach patrols and races a mosquito catamaran at the Rye Sailing Club.

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 Current 4th Year Student undertaking Bachelor of Laws (LLB) 


 Student Member of the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV)
 Student Member of Mornington Peninsula Legal Association (MPLA)

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