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Scott has practised in construction law since 1990. He practices at both the front end and the back end. Scott advises clients on procurement and drafts and negotiates the full spectrum of construction related documents. He also represents clients in disputes including litigation, arbitration, expert determination and has considerable expertise in the operation of the Security of Payment legislation.
Scott has a proven track record acting for government, institutional, developer, contractor and consultant clients. Clients Scott has advised include AMP, CSR, Graincorp, Mirvac, GPT, Greenland, Harvey Norman, Challenger, Walker Group, Veolia, Boral, Lend Lease, Stockland, Woolworths, John Holland and Abigroup.
He is the current author of “Building and Construction Law” for Thomson Reuters’ Laws of Australia and is also on the editorial board of the Australian Construction Law Newsletter and the Australian Construction Law Bulletin. Scott is also an accredited mediator, expert and adjudicator.
Scott’s construction and infrastructure expertise has been recognised for many years in industry directories, including the Asia Pacific Legal 500, Chambers Asia Pacific and Doyles Guide. Furthermore, Scott is listed as a Recommended Construction Lawyer in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.