Scott joined Chambers in October 2017 having successfully completed 12 months of pupillage. Scott accepts instructions across all of Chambers’ practice areas.
Before coming to the Bar, Scott worked as a paralegal in the public law team of Irwin Mitchell LLP, specialising in mental capacity proceedings in the Court of Protection and judicial review concerning health and social welfare. Scott also worked as a paralegal at Slater and Gordon (UK) LLP in civil actions arising from sexual and physical abuse, in cases against private organisations, public bodies and individuals.
During his studies, Scott spent time as an intern at the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights, where he prepared case studies on human rights violations and attended the Khmer Rouge genocide trial. Scott also sat on referral order panels for the Youth Offending Team and volunteered in a pro bono capacity with the National Centre for Domestic Violence.
Scott acts for both claimants and defendants and has experience in a range of proceedings in the County Court, including personal injury, breach of contract and possession actions.
Court of Protection
Scott is developing a broad Court of Protection practice. He has represented clients in applications concerning deputyships and cases involving the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. He brings his past experience as a paralegal specialising in Court of Protection proceedings to his work.