Criminal and Civil Barrister
Scott was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in New Zealand in 2003 and as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2008.
As a criminal lawyer, Scott has prosecuted and defended both police and departmental matters. His civil background has been in public law and tax, working as a civil litigator in London for seven years including a stint working as tax lawyer for a top London firm.
In recent years, Scott has practised exclusively in criminal law. He represents clients facing charges from traffic to drugs, serious violence, sexual crimes and murder. As a criminal lawyer he has established a reputation as an advocate committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for his clients.
Scott accepts private instructions and is an approved legal aid provider (PAL 1-4 / Court of Appeal and Supreme Court).