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Scott Dummett

Scott Dummett

Solicitor - Dispute Resolution

Professional Background

Scott joined Acuity in November 2016 as a solicitor in the Dispute Resolution team. Prior to joining Acuity, Scott gained experience in commercial and construction litigation while working in the Dispute Resolution team of a well regarded regional firm. He also gained experience in dealing with high value and commercially sensitive disputes for national and international clients. 

Work Highlights – acting for:

  • A large construction client in a claim for £14 million for the provision of mining services under a contract with a mining company based in Africa.  In addition to this, making applications for security for the client’s costs in the sum of £875,000 and specific disclosure. Also, successfully appealing an order to provide the other side with security for their costs in the sum of £700,000 at the Court of Appeal
  • A national haulage client in a dispute with an Administrator for the non-payment of invoices to value of £205,000, which also involved successfully arguing that the haulier had a valid  lien over goods in their possession
  • A well-known actor in a breach of contract claim against a large London based production company
  • A construction client in the successful recovery of £60,000 at mediation following the completion of £1 million building project.

Education

Scott was educated at Swansea University and Swansea Law school where he gained a distinction. His early career was spent with JCP solicitors and Douglas-Jones Mercer Solicitors in Swansea.

Scott enjoys surfing, cricket, football and has participated in a number of half marathons for charity and is currently training for his first triathlon.