Scott is a partner in the restructuring and insolvency team and one of Australia's leading insolvency and restructuring lawyers. Scott is consistently  listed in Best Lawyers, Doyle's Guide, Who's Who Legal and Chambers for insolvency and restructuring.

He advises on all aspects of restructuring and insolvency and from both a contentious and non-contentious perspective. He regularly advises on and, when necessary, enforces securities on behalf of financial institutions and lending syndicates.

He also specialises in commercial dispute resolution, and he has conducted substantial commercial litigation across all Australian jurisdictions. His practice also focuses on alternative dispute resolution. A trained mediator, Scott has acted for parties in many complex commercial mediations and expert determinations.

Scott numbers among his clients many of the leading insolvency and restructuring firms in Australia, a number of Australian and US-based banks and financial institutions and several multinational and national  manufacturing, logistics, construction and property development companies.

Scott is a Fellow of the Australian Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association, and a member of the Law Council of Australia's Insolvency and Reconstruction Sub-Committee (former deputy chair), the Turnaround Management Association of Australia, the Banking and Financial Services Law Association, the Commercial Lawyers Association and INSOL (International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals).

Scott is listed as a key individual in Chambers and Partners - Restructuring/Insolvency. He has been listed as a leading Insolvency and Litigation lawyer in Best Lawyers in Australia each year since it was first published in 2008. He is listed in Who's Who Legal: Restructuring & Insolvency and is recognised in Doyle's Guide as leading insolvency and restructuring lawyer.

Area of expertise
Memberships
  • Law Society of NSW
  • Law Council of Australia's Insolvency and Reconstruction Sub-Committee (former deputy chair)
  • Australian Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association
  • Turnaround Management Association of Australia
  • Banking and Financial Services Law Association
  • Commercial Lawyers Association
  • INSOL (International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals)