Support Team

Our support team is dedicated to ensuring your pet gets the best treatment possible.

Made up of Clinical Care Assistants, Receptionists and Admin staff, the team is well equipped to facilitate your pet’s journey through Ash Tree Vets and provide a friendly and efficient service.

Louise Hastings

Admin & Reception

Practice Manager

Hilary Lawton

Admin & Reception

Accounts Officer

Hilary is trained to AAT (Accounting Technician) Level 4. She has 20 years retail banking experience, has worked for a local firm of accountants and also as a School Business Manager. Her role at Ash Tree is within the office at Market Harborough and deals mainly with the Purchase Ledger and staff salaries.

Outside Ash Tree Hilary has a busy life with husband David, two grown up children, singing in several choirs and enjoys baking, crochet, and walking her two Spanish Water dogs.

Nicky Clark

Admin & Reception


Nicky has been with the team since 2015. She is passionate about her role as Receptionist and loves the variety every day brings. Client satisfaction is at the top of her list, along with supporting her colleagues to get the best outcome for every pet presented at Ash Tree Vets. Outside of work, Nicky likes to spend time with her children and family, making memories. She loves walking her dog.

Ellen van Aken

Admin & Reception

Marketing Co-ordinator

Ellen leads on our digital marketing activities such as social media co-ordination on Facebook and Twitter. Ellen joined Ash Tree Vets in 2015 and brings with her a wealth of social media experience.