Scott is a commercial property lawyer and has practiced worldwide, most recently for Squire Patton Boggs. He also deals with all property related matters including sales, purchases, landlord and tenant and investment legal issues.
He has extensive experience of the commercial property and construction markets of the UAE, Scotland and Ireland. He has represented major developers in residential, leisure, commercial and mixed-use developments. Scott also has considerable experience in commercial leasing and asset management having acted for institutional landlords and investors together with major retail chains. He advises both landlords and tenants on all leasing related matters.
Scott lectures on property matters at the Dubai Real Estate Institute and currently sits on the Independent Governance Committee (IGC) for the Responsible Sourcing of Gold and Precious Metals in DMCC, which accounts for approximately 25% of global gold trade.
He was recommended by the Legal 500 for “attention to detail, in-depth knowledge of the applicable laws and interpretation of the law’s application in the commercial environment of Dubai.” He was also named a “rising star” in the 2nd Edition of the “Guide to the World’s Leading Construction Lawyers.”
Scott is also Cor’s younger brother and was instrumental in setting up Finding Your Feet and supporting Cor with her recovery. Scott provides the charity with invaluable legal advice as well as strategic direction.