Scott Holmes

Barrister

Email:holmes@jackshand.com.au
Telephone: 02 9233 7711
Fax: 02 9232 8975

Scott Holmes was called to the New South Wales Bar in 2012. Since being called to the Bar, Scott has appeared in a range of matters including Common Law, Insurance, Family and Crime matters. Scott has advocacy experience in the Local Court of NSW, District Court of NSW, Supreme Court of NSW, Supreme Court of NSW Court of Appeal and the Family Court of Australia. Scott also has extensive alternative dispute resolution experience and has conducted various work on a Pro Bono basis.

Scotts extensive legal experience prior to being called to the Bar included working as a solicitor in both England and Australia. Scott began his legal career working as a solicitor in England acting predominantly on behalf of Plaintiffs in a wide range of areas including; occupiers liability, public liability, medical negligence, motor vehicle and industrial disease claims. Scott commenced practice in Australia in 2008 at Henry Davis York Lawyers, Sydney. Immediately prior to being called to the Bar, Scott practised at Holman Webb Lawyers acting on instructions from insurers on behalf of both Defendants and Plaintiffs.

Areas of Practice
Common Law
Insurance
Medical Negligence
Occupiers Liability
Public Liability
Property Damage
Total and Permanent Disability Claims
Contract Law
Administrative Law
Equity
Family Law
Crime
Alternative Dispute Resolution

Admissions
High Court of Australia
Supreme Court of NSW
Solicitor of England and Wales

Qualifications
1999 BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance Manchester Metropolitan University, England
2001 CPE Postgraduate Diploma in Law University of Northumbria at Newcastle upon Tyne, England
2002 Legal Practice Course University of Northumbria at Newcastle upon Tyne, England
2011 LPAB Diploma in Law all non-exempt modules University of Sydney, NSW

Publications
Landlords Liability June 2013

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