Scott has a practice which combines both public and commercial law.
His public law practice, which is predominantly judicial and merits review, spans a broad range of areas including human rights, immigration, prisons law, police discipline, planning and environment, mining, and local government law. He has advised or acted in proceedings for and against Commonwealth and State Agencies, in the Federal and Supreme Courts, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“QCAT”).
Scott appears frequently in QCAT on professional disciplinary matters and regulatory cases which overlap his public law practice.
In addition, Scott appears in the Industrial Court and the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission in respect to statutory workers’ compensation appeals.
1993-1997 Legal Officer, Crown Law, Queensland
1994-1995 Part-time tutor in Evidence and lecturer in Civil Procedure, Griffith University
1992 Barrister at Law, admitted
1992 Associate to Mr Justice McPherson CBE, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Queensland
1991 Associate to Mr Justice Dowsett, Supreme Court of Queensland
1998 Master of Laws, University of Queensland
1996 Master of Laws (Hons), University of Cambridge – Awarded – British Chevening Bursary
1993 Master of Philosophy (International Relations), University of Cambridge
1991 Bachelor of Laws, University of Queensland
1989 Bachelor of Arts, University of Queensland