New appointment strengthens Hall & Wilcox’s litigation and dispute resolution practice

Leading independent business law firm Hall & Wilcox has strengthened its national litigation and dispute resolution practice with the appointment of new Special Counsel Scott Meacock, who joined the firm on 4 February.

Scott, who has more than seven years’ litigation experience, will lead the commercial dispute resolution team in Perth. Scott’s proactive approach to commercial disputes, coupled with his attention to detail, strong critical analysis and strategic abilities, is the cornerstone of his successful practice.

Scott advises on a wide variety of corporate and commercial disputes and insolvency matters. His clients include those in a range of industry sectors, including insolvency practitioners, energy and resources, commercial property, financial services and intellectual property and technology.

His experience includes providing strategic advice and representation in a range of disputes regarding joint ventures, contracts for the sale of commercial property and mining tenements, preference payment claims, winding up applications, statutory demand related issues, security interests (and enforcement of those interests), intellectual property and corporate disputes.

Partner Graydon Dowd said the firm was delighted to welcome Scott.

‘Scott’s appointment is important as we continue to build our national presence across the country. Scott is a highly focused, team-oriented commercial dispute lawyer who has a strong track record and who brings depth to our team,’ he said.

Scott said: ‘I am excited to be joining Hall & Wilcox and I am looking forward to continuing the expansion of the commercial dispute resolution practice across Australia and growing the range of services offered to the firm’s clients in Western Australia. I am genuinely impressed by the firm’s approach and its pursuit of delivering market-leading client service.’