Scott was admitted as a lawyer in Western Australia in 2016 and joined the New South Wales Bar in May 2021. He accepts briefs in all areas of law.
Before coming to the Bar, Scott spent four years at the Sydney and Melbourne offices of the Commonwealth DPP, including one year as Associate to the Director. Scott appeared to prosecute matters in the District and Local Courts of New South Wales, as well as the County and Magistrates’ Courts of Victoria, principally in the CDPP’s Commercial, Financial and Corruption branch. He also assisted with more complex matters in the Supreme Court, Federal Court and Court of Criminal Appeal.
Scott has special expertise in working with large volumes of digital and documentary evidence. His technical background makes him an ideal junior in matters involving cybercrime, cryptocurrency or complex scientific evidence.
Before his admission to the legal profession, Scott worked as a software developer and associate to a judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia (Court of Appeal). He holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science (Pure Mathematics) from the University of Western Australia.