Scott has over 32 years’ experience in construction and infrastructure and facility management, as well as a broad range of related commercial matters. Scott is well known by his clients for his practical, straight-forward and strategic advice, his knowledge of how construction and infrastructure work operates and his breadth of contacts in the industry.
Prior to joining ADG Legal, Scott was the Regional Head of Construction and Infrastructure at Al Tamimi & Co and a Partner at Beale & Co. Before arriving in the Middle East, Scott was a Partner at the well-regarded Australian firm, Holding Redlich.
Scott has been working in the MENA region for over 6 years and has helped clients across the region, including projects in the UAE, Oman, KSA, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Iraq and Egypt. He specialises in all aspects of construction and infrastructure law, working with clients from procurement, through contract documents, project advisory and dispute management. His experience covers working with developers, contractors, consultants, suppliers, project managers and facility managers.
Scott’s experience includes major developments involving resorts, mixed use sites, rail, as well as renewable and waste to fuel conversion, solar parks, oil and gas, pipelines, roads, dams, ports, desalination plants and district cooling plant projects. He frequently works with joint venture projects and advises on all aspects of the joint venture operation.
Scott has a strong interest in Building Information Modelling and also in Sustainability. He was an accredited Green Star professional in Australia and was a Director and Secretary of the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia. In the UAE, he has provided assistance to the Emirates Green Building Council. He also seeks to give back to the industry through his participation in the management team of the Lighthouse Club (Dubai branch).
Scott was admitted as a legal practitioner in Queensland, Australia in 1989. He is also admitted to practice in the Australian Capital Territory and before the High Court of Australia. He has been registered as a Legal Consultant in Dubai since 2014.Download VCard