Admitted as a legal practitioner - 2008
Called to the bar - 2013
Telephone: 07 3161 8860
Facsimile: 07 3236 2311
Mobile: 0424 309 566
Areas of practice
Building & construction
Inquests and inquiries
Professional disciplinary matters
Scott acts for both private and public sector clients in a range of practice areas, including building & construction, professional disciplinary, administrative law, inquests and inquiries, and general commercial litigation.
As a solicitor, Scott worked in civil litigation roles at Minter Ellison, the Queensland Building Services Authority and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. He was also associate to Justice Logan of the Federal Court of Australia.
Scott has a Bachelor of Laws degree awarded with First Class Honours and University Medal. His other qualifications include a Master of Business Administration, Master of Engineering Science and Bachelor of Science.
Prior to his legal career, Scott served for over ten years as an engineer officer in the Australian Army, including operational service in East Timor in 1999 and 2000. Scott continues to serve in the Army Reserve. He is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy and the Royal Military College - Duntroon.
Tarangau Game Fishing Charters Pty Ltd v Eagle Yachts Pty Ltd  QSC 306
Surrey v Sand & Surf Design Pty Ltd  QCA 274
Building, certification and licencing
Vickers v QBCC  QCA 66
Ezra Constructions Pty Ltd v QBCC  QSC 47
Midson Construction (Qld) Pty Ltd v QBCC  QSC 199
Gerhardt v QBCC  QCA 136
Financial services and other regulatory
ASIC v Channic (No 4)  FCA 1174
ASIC v Drake (No 2)  FCA 1552
ASIC v Channic (No 5)  FCA 363
ASIC v Sherwin  FCA 1168
Australian Maritime Safety Authority v Globex Shipping S.A.  FCA 1477
Scott Russell Constructions Pty Ltd (in liq) v QBCC  FCA 1378
Inquests and health related
Inquest into the death of Kathleen Simons (19/12/18)
Inquest into the death of Marcia Maynard (5/9/18)
Inquest into the death of Bernardus Smit (5/6/18)
Office of the Public Guardian v Department of Queensland Health, Office of the Chief Psychiatrist  QSC 193