Scott Laycock



T: +61 2 8035 7871
F: +61 2 9247 1315

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 Abigroup, AMP, Boral. Challenger, Coca-Cola, CSR, GPT, Graincorp, Greenland, Harvey Norman, John Holland, Lend Lease, Mirvac, Mulpha. Sekisui, Veolia, Walker Group and Woolworths.

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, Best Lawyers and Doyle’s Guide. Scott is listed as a Recommended Construction Lawyer in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and a Recommended Construction & Infrastructure Litigation Lawyer in New South Wales in Doyle’s Guide 2017. Scott has also been endorsed by his peers and is listed in Best Lawyers 2019 edition in the category of Construction/Infrastructure Law and is also a Recommended Lawyer for Construction in Chambers Asia Pacific 2019.


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