Scott graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Laws (hons.) and Bachelor of Arts, majoring in the study of Criminology. He then completed his Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at the Leo Cussen Centre for Law.
During the final years of his studies, Scott gained experience working at Community Legal Centres, including the Family Law Assistance Program at Monash Oakleigh Legal Service, as well as the Springvale Monash Legal Service.
Before joining Johnstone and Reimer, Scott practiced locally focusing particularly on Family Law, Wills and Estates, VOCAT, conveyancing and Criminal Law. Scott now practices primarily in Family Law and outside of work, is a passionate follower of sport and particularly the Melbourne Football Club in the AFL. He also spends his time watching movies, camping, exercising and socialising with friends.