Scott joined the Corporate & Commercial team as a partner in October 2023. Scott has been admitted to practice for over 30 years and is a specialist corporate and commercial lawyer, having worked in senior roles at a number of firms throughout new South Wales. He is based in Newcastle.
What he does
Scott is a well-known and respected lawyer with a practice that spans the areas of corporate and commercial law, and commercial litigation. He specialises in corporate advisory, risk management, governance, commercial disputes, mergers & acquisitions, and resolving internal disputes within organisations.
Scott also has extensive experience in alternate dispute resolution and combines this with a comprehensive experience in commercial law to achieve client focussed outcomes.
Scott is a Board Member of Hunter Primary Care and is also Diocesan Solicitor for the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle.
Who he works with
Scott works with across SME, not for profit and the aged care sectors.
A Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Newcastle, Diploma of Law and Master of Business Administration.
Life before Sparkes
Prior to joining Sparke Helmore, Scott was a senior partner in boutique Newcastle law firm, Cantle Carmichael Legal. Prior to this, he worked for a number of well-known law firms and also in-house as a General Counsel.
Life outside of Sparkes
Scott is a Board Member of Hunter Primary Care.
He spends his spare time with family and friends. He enjoys travelling and experiencing different cultures, food and wine.