Scott Davison accepts briefs in Professional Disciplinary and Regulatory matters and Coronial Inquests. In addition, Scott accepts briefs in all areas of Common Law with a focus on Medical Law and professional liability (Medical Negligence), TAC and Workcover compensation claims. Scott also accepts briefs in Testator Family Maintenance claims / Will disputes.
Scott comes to the Bar with broad experience gained as a solicitor in areas including Will/Part IV disputes, Trusts law, Injunctions, Inquiries, Defamation proceedings, Employment and Industrial law disputes, Family Law disputes, civil and commercial litigation, criminal matters, Intervention Orders, Children’s Court, VOCAT and VCAT matters.
Since coming to the Bar, Scott had gained experience in Workcover and TAC matters, opposed interlocutory applications including Freezing Orders, disputes over legal professional privilege, bankruptcy matters, leasing disputes, coronial matters as well as a very broad range of criminal matters.
Scott graduated from Monash University with Honours and is the 2009 recipient of the Supreme Court Exhibition Prize. Scott is a candidate for a Master of Laws at the University of Melbourne. He has competed “Medical Litigation”, “Advanced Evidence” and is currently enrolled in “Regulation of Health Practitioners”.
Before coming to the Law, Scott served with the Australian Regular Army as a General Service Officer for more than 21 years. He continues to serve with the Army Reserve and is currently a sessional tactics instructor at the Land Warfare Centre, Canungra. In 2019, Scott commenced tutoring in Evidence Law at Monash University.
Scott is a current member of the Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences and the Australian Lawyers Alliance. Scott is also a member of the Common Law, Compensation, Military, Industrial, Commercial and Criminal Bar.
Scott read (VI) with David Purcell SC. His Senior Mentor is Professor Ian Freckelton QC.
Scott is a candidate for a Master of Laws at the University of Melbourne with a focus on medical liability. He has competed “Medical Litigation”, “Advanced Evidence” and is currently enrolled in “Regulation of Health Practitioners”.
Scott has recently been published in the Journal of Law and Medicine: ‘Therapeutic privilege is no defence’, (2019) 23(3) Journal of Law and Medicine 595
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