Scott specialises in insolvency and debt restructuring, corporate and secured finance, and specialist personal property security and credit recovery advice. He advises and has acted for domestic and foreign banks, financial institutions, insolvency professionals and other organisations on receiverships, liquidations, administrations and workouts.
He is particularly recognised by the market for his leading expertise in Personal Property Securities (PPS) law, often advising banks, insolvency practitioners and other firms and barristers on complex PPS matters.
He regularly writes and presents papers on a range of insolvency and credit enforcement topics, and is a contributing editor to Heath & Whale on Insolvency, New Zealand's leading insolvency law text.
In 2015, he became the first New Zealander to pass the INSOL Global Insolvency Practice Course and be recognised as a Fellow of INSOL International.
"Having a trusted legal adviser is really important to us. Buddle Findlay gives great legal advice and service and we have a very strong relationship built over many years."
- Fellow of INSOL International
- Member of INSOL International
- Member of RITANZ
Acting for KordaMentha
as administrators and deed administrators of the Solid Energy Group
Acting for PwC
as administrators of Postie Plus Group, a nationwide retail apparel chain
Acting for McGrath Nicol
as administrators of the Intueri Education Group
Acting for New Zealand Property Finance Partners
in connection with the recovery and restructuring of the commercial mortgage portfolio acquired from BOS Australia
Acting for the administrators
of REDGroup Retail (Whitcoulls and Borders) in New Zealand
Advising PPB Advisory
as receivers of listed travel and accommodation marketing business, Jasons Travel Media