Scott has over 15 years’ experience advising on all aspects of construction, infrastructure, renewable and conventional energy, major projects and engineering. He has spent considerable time working both in house and in private practice across Asia and Australasia and his experience in advising public and private sector clients in all areas of the project life cycle (from structuring, risk allocation and tendering through to negotiation, project delivery and disputes) allows him to deliver trusted, practical and timely solutions.
Scott has advised a number of domestic and international clients (both in private practice and as general counsel) in relation to matters of critical importance to their businesses.
Some of Scott’s recent construction, infrastructure and energy experience include:
13 July 2021 - Knowledge
#Renewable Energy, #Planning, Environment & Sustainability, #Local Government
The City of Sydney has announced an Australia-first plan to include energy targets in development applications to make new buildings more energy-efficient and to meet its net-zero emissions target by 2035.
13 July 2021 - Knowledge
#Renewable Energy, #Government
The Senate has voted down the Government’s bid to expand the Australian Renewable Energy Agency’s (ARENA) ability to fund carbon capture and energy storage projects and non-renewable energy projects.
14 April 2021 - Knowledge
We provide an overview of the Federal Government’s proposed framework for regulating Australia’s offshore clean energy infrastructures, and outline some key issues that need be addressed before it comes into operation.
15 December 2020 - Knowledge
#Construction, Infrastructure & Projects
Construction project managers beware – security of payment presents may be arriving this Christmas. We set out a checklist of what you need to do to tackle adjudication applications this year.
09 September 2020 - Knowledge
#Procurement, #Local Government
We examine how the new Local Government Act 2020 will impact local governments’ procurement process and policies.
13 May 2020 - Knowledge
#Construction, Infrastructure & Projects, #Corporate & Commercial Law, #COVID-19
In an effort to cure a number of logistical issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic, new Victorian Regulations for the execution and witnessing of documents were passed on 12 May 2020. The objective of the Regulations is to modify the application of certain acts (in particular, the Electronic Transactions (Victoria) Act 2000, Oaths and Affirmations Act 2018, Powers of Attorney Act 2014 and Wills Act 1997) to further provide for the use of electronic signatures, witnessing of documents by audio visual links and related matters.
12 August 2019 - Knowledge
#Construction, Infrastructure & Projects, #Renewable Energy
The Australian Energy Regulator has recently commenced court action against a number of wind farm operators in South Australia in relation to the 2016 SA blackout. The case is likely to be as complex as it is political.
16 Feb 21 to 07 Dec 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our webinar series designed for port and terminal owners and operators. These webinars will provide insights on the current trends and issues that matter to you. Now more than ever ports are vital nodes in an increasingly complex web of trade routes that span the globe. COVID 19 is forcing most of us to reconsider how we do things, and ports are no exceptions. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate the challenges and opportunities posed by 2020, and how 2021 might be their most interesting year ever.
20 Apr 21 to 23 Nov 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2021 Queensland Government webinar series which we have tailored specifically for lawyers working within Queensland Government departments, statutory bodies and authorities and government-owned corporations in Queensland. These monthly seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for lawyers acting in the Queensland public sector this year.
17 Aug 21
In this webinar on Prosecutions for local government, Senior Associate Rachel Foo will take you through the prosecution process, from identification of the offence through to a final court hearing, and discuss the elements of an offence, evidence gathering, including entry to land, drafting statements and conducting interviews, preparing a brief and criminal charge and the court process.