Scott is a Partner in the firm’s Dubai office. He is a leading construction lawyer with over 30 years’ experience in the industry. Scott has worked in the GCC for over 4 years now having joined the firm from a large Middle Eastern law firm. He was previously a Partner with a well-known Australian law firm in the Construction and Infrastructure team.
Scott advises on contentious and non-contentious matters. He is able to assist with managing projects from the outset, providing strategic advice and resolving and pursuing disputes.
Scott is an experienced projects lawyer. His approach to helping clients with their legal problems is practical and accessible. He advises on the best way to structure and document a project, incorporating the latest legal developments and practices and providing commercial, effective advice from request for tenders through to project completion.
Scott is experienced at advising on FIDIC based, bespoke contracts and all related documents. He is involved with some of the major projects in the region including the Metro 2020 extension.
His commitment to being accessible, responsive and practical led to him being awarded Client’s Choice Construction Lawyer in the UAE in 2017. He has also been named as a recommended lawyer by Legal 500 in 2018.
Scott speaks regularly for the Royal Institute Chartered Surveyors across the Middle East and frequently presents at industry forums, including FIDIC conferences.