Scott advises individuals and SMEs in relation to a wide range of corporate matters, including acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, investments and employee share schemes.
His experience also includes advising clients in both raising funds and making investments via tax advantageous schemes including EIS and SEIS. He also advises clients in relation to the Tech sector, start-ups and shareholder protection.
Scott is ranked in both current editions of the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners UK.
Scott advises clients on the restructuring of corporate entities (companies and limited liability partnerships), whether it be the shareholders in a small company or a large group of companies, including where necessary, via insolvency led processes and de-mergers. He works closely with the client’s tax/financial advisors where such restructuring is required for tax purposes.
Scott acts for a number of high net worth investors and has completed investments in university spin-outs and other online businesses, in each case within the relevant deadlines so that the investments qualify for both EIS and SEIS tax relief.
Scott’s sectors of expertise include technology, charities and professionals (including advising accountants, solicitors, architects and medical specialists).
In addition to his corporate expertise, Scott has a wide range of experience advising clients on commercial matters, including commercial contracts, exploitation and protection of intellectual property rights, software and IT contracts.
Scott joined Myerson from Mills & Reeve. Previous to this he was a Partner at George Davies Solicitors before its merger with Mills & Reeve in 2013. Scott was also previously a Partner at JMW Solicitors.