Scott Young

Australian barrister

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Scott was admitted as a lawyer in WA in 2016 and as a barrister in NSW in 2021. Scott has a broad practice including commercial litigation, criminal law (both prosecution and defence) and public law (including inquests, inquiries, migration and professional discipline) matters. He appears in all Australian jurisdictions.

From 2017 to 2021, Scott was a federal prosecutor at the Sydney and Melbourne offices of the Commonwealth DPP. In 2018, he was the Associate to the Director. From 2014 to 2016, he was the Associate to Justice Mitchell of the WA Court of Appeal.

Scott is a member of the CDPP’s counsel panel, and has special expertise in financial crime, fraud and corruption matters involving large volumes of digital and documentary evidence. He holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science (Pure Mathematics) from the University of Western Australia and previously worked as a software developer.






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