Scott joined Chambers in October 2017 and accepts instructions on a public access basis, with a particular focus on Court of Protection proceedings and general public law.
Before coming to the Bar, Scott worked as a paralegal in the public law team of Irwin Mitchell, 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 in civil actions arising from sexual and physical abuse.
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 with the National Centre for Domestic Violence.
Court of Protection
Scott represents clients across the full range of Court of Protection proceedings. He has acted in matters ranging from deputyship applications to best interests proceedings concerning welfare decisions and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. He brings his past experience as a paralegal specialising in Court of Protection proceedings to his work.
Scott is developing his practice in this area and is happy to consider public access instructions in cases including: