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Stewarts Law LLP
5 NEW STREET SQUARE
LONDON
EC4A 3BF
England

Work Department

International Injury

Position

Partner in the International Injury department. 

Scott specialises in acting for clients who have suffered catastrophic injuries abroad. He has secured over £40m in damages for his clients. He represented the claimant in the landmark case of Wall v Mutuelle de Poitiers Assurances [2014] EWCA Civ 138.

Scott represents clients who have suffered spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, amputations, brachial plexus injuries and fatal injuries. These claims typically involve jurisdictional, applicable law and service disputes or are brought under the Package Travel Regulations.

Scott has secured numerous multimillion pound settlements for clients injured in Europe and jurisdictions around the world. He also acted in Wall v Mutuelle de Poitiers Assurances in which the Court of Appeal provided guidance on the assessment of damages in personal injury claims in circumstances where the English Court is bound to apply the law of another jurisdiction.

Career

Scott qualified as a solicitor in 2003 having trained at Leigh Day. He joined Stewarts in 2006 and became a partner in 2013.

Memberships

  • Member of Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) – accredited Senior Litigator, Accidents Abroad Specialist and Accidents Abroad Specialist Assessor
  • Travel and Tourism Lawyers’ Association
  • Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers
  • Headway & Spinal Injuries Association

Education

Redhill Comprehensive, Nottingham; Sheffield Hallam University (2000, LLB Hons, First Class); College of Law, London (2001, Commendation).

Leisure

Travel, theatre, eating out, supporting Manchester United Football Club.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Transport > Travel

(Leading individuals)

Scott RigbyStewarts Law LLP

Stewarts Law LLP is regarded as ‘an outstanding law firm‘ for international injury claims, with clients extolling its efficiency and resources. The firm  represents only clients with severely disabling injuries, with its lawyers handling a limited number of cases to allow for a more thorough service. In the aviation industry, they are market leading, acting for families in 73% of all major aviation disasters on international flights including the death of over fifty passengers. Julian Chamberlayne, described as ‘the finest international personal injury lawyer of his generation,’ heads the aviation and international injury team; other notable individuals include Sarah Stewart, praised for her ‘wealth of experience,’ Scott Rigby, a partner of 16 years described as ‘clever, meticulous, and astute’ and ‘travel law starChristopher Deacon, a phenomenally capable individual’. Recently the team has acted for the families of victims killed in Shoreham airshow disaster and continues to work on the ongoing inquest.