Scott specialises in insolvency, banking and finance litigation and commercial litigation. He acts for receivers, banks and financial institutions throughout Australia on matters ranging from the management and sale of property and assets to proceedings for the recovery of equipment, assignment of debt and security and defending litigious actions. He also acts for insolvency practitioners on insolvency administrations and provides litigation services for commercial enterprises.
Scott has particular interest in the rural industry and regularly acts for banks in recovery actions in relation to rural assets, including farm debt mediation.
Scott continues to act for the Court Appointed Receiver of the Equititrust Income Fund, concerning the receivership of this large managed investment scheme. This matter has included advising the Receiver on the realisation of significant development land and trading assets, including a resort, golf course and marina development, as well as advising the receiver generally regarding disputes with the previous management, borrowers and associated funds, including in relation to priority disputes.