Areas of Practice:

  • Con­veyanc­ing
  • Leas­ing; com­mer­cial, retail and retire­ment vil­lages
  • Sale/Purchase of Busi­ness­es
  • Pro­bate
  • Suc­ces­sion Act claims
  • Wills, Pow­ers of Attor­ney, Endur­ing Guardians
  • Local court appear­ances


Orig­i­nal­ly from the North­ern beach­es of Syd­ney, Scott spent a good por­tion of his child­hood in Auck­land, New Zealand where he com­plet­ed his edu­ca­tion before return­ing to Syd­ney. After study­ing for his law qual­i­fi­ca­tion in Syd­ney, Scott relo­cat­ed to Port Mac­quar­ie in 1995, attract­ed by the lifestyle and cli­mate.

Scott joined the Dono­van Oates Han­naford team in 2012 and adds more than 15 years’ expe­ri­ence in the areas of real prop­er­ty law, leas­ing and Deceased Estate mat­ters to the firm’s pool of exper­tise. Pri­or to join­ing the firm, Scott worked for ten years as a sole prac­ti­tion­er and then as Part­ner at Viney Williams Lawyers in Port Mac­quar­ie.


Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence (BSc) — Auck­land Uni­ver­si­ty (1989)
Diplo­ma of Law — Solic­i­tors Admis­sion Board (1994)

Community Involvement:

  • Past mem­ber of Tack­ing Point SLSC and Wau­chope Bon­ny Hills SLSC
  • Past Vice Pres­i­dent Wau­chope Bon­ny Hills SLSC
  • Hon­orary Solic­i­tor for Wau­chope Bon­ny Hills SLSC
  • Hon­orary Solic­i­tor for Tack­ing Point SLSC
  • Hon­orary Solic­i­tor for Bon­ny Hills Progress Asso­ci­a­tion


  • His three chil­dren
  • Swim­ming, run­ning, surf­ing and yoga
  • Play­ing on his farm

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