Scott is a Shareholder and member of Boughton’s Commercial Litigation and Construction Litigation Groups. Scott articled at Boughton in 2003 and was called to the bar in 2004. He has been a member of Boughton’s Student Committee or Associate Development Committee for most of his time at the firm.
Scott’s practice is primarily focused on litigation of construction, lease, real estate and contractual disputes. His clients include owners, developers, landlords, tenants, contractors and trades. Scott has acted as litigation counsel to British Columbia Housing Management Commission since his call to the bar.
Scott brings a pragmatic approach to dispute resolution. He provides his clients with an assessment and recommendations at the outset of each matter with a view to achieving timely and cost-effective results. Scott regularly resolves his client’s disputes through negotiation and without the need for lengthy court proceedings, mediation or arbitration.
Scott has been selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in Canada for his work in Corporate and Commercial Litigation.
Scott has been a member of the board of the Children’s Hearing and Speech Centre of British Columbia for nine years. During his time on the board he served as vice-president and president. He now serves as past president, supporting the current board executive that he helped recruit.
Scott is a team captain for the Ride to Conquer Cancer (now Tour de Cure) and has been designated as an Ambassador for the event.
Scott is also captain of the Children’s Hearing and Speech Centre team that participates annually in the Rotary Ride for Hearing, a 120 km bike ride from Burnaby to Harrison Hot Springs organized by the Rotary Club of Vancouver.
Scott regularly organizes and provides seminars to Boughton’s lawyers on matters relating to litigation, practice management, professional ethics and Lawyer’s Insurance Fund claims.