Scott qualified as a Solicitor in 2002. He gained his Higher Rights in 2008. He has a wealth of advocacy experience in all tiers of the Criminal Courts in England and Wales.
He was a Director of a general crime firm before joining Blackfords in 2022. Scott practices from the Cardiff Office, but regularly appears before Courts across the Country.
He has previously been instructed as Advocate to prosecute matters for the Royal Mail which has allowed him to see Criminal proceedings from the other side of the Courtroom, providing him with greater insight into defence work.
Scott was noted in the Legal 500 2016/2017 as “outstanding” and providing “well-reasoned advice”.
He has acted for individuals and companies being investigated and/or prosecuted by CPS, NCA, RSPCA, FSA, NRW and Trading Standards,
He has represented professionals accused of disciplinary matters and appeared at Inquests.
Scott’s expertise and experience, particularly within the Welsh legal landscape, has led to his appointment on several Law Society Committees and he has recently been appointed to the newly formed Law Society National Board for Wales. He has been voted to sit on the National Law Society Council as the representative for Cross Border work which is representative of the work undertaken by Blackfords LLP.