Biography

Scott has acted on behalf of clients who have suffered injury in New South Wales since 1988. He was admitted as a Solicitor in 1992 and became a partner of the practice in 1997. He was accredited by the Law Society of New South Wales as a Personal Injury Law Specialist in 1996.

In 1996, Scott was appointed by the State Insurance Regulatory Authority to the panel of specialist solicitors to provide advice to catastrophically injured children. He is also a member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance.

Associations

  • Law Society of NSW
  • Australian Lawyers Alliance
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Motor Accident Authority Committee for Catastrophically Injured Children
  • New South Wales Rugby Union Judicial Officer

Career History

  • BPC since 1993
  • Flannery Mura & Costello 1988-1992

Professional Qualifications

  • 1992 Diploma in Law – Solicitors Admission Board
  • 1992 Admitted in Supreme Court of NSW
  • 2004 Admitted in High Court of Australia

If you think you have a claim that you would like Scott to handle, please call us on 1800 431 590 or contact us online.

Industry Awards

  • Leading Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – NSW, 2019;
  • Leading Work Injury Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – NSW, 2019;
  • Leading Work Injury Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2018;
  • Recommended Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales 2018;
  • Leading Work Injury Compensation Lawyer (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2017;
  • Recommended Public Liability Compensation Lawyer (Plaintiff) – NSW, 2016;
  • Recommended Medical Negligence Lawyer (Plaintiff) – NSW, 2016;
  • Recommended Work Injury & Accident Compensation Lawyer (Plaintiff) – NSW, 2016; and
  • Leading Motor Vehicle Accident & Injury Compensation Lawyer (Plaintiff) – Sydney, 2015.

The Best Lawyers for 2020 – 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Australia

  • Scott Hall-Johnston was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia for his work in Personal Injury Litigation, Sydney, Australia.

The Best Lawyers for 2021 – 13th Edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Australia

  • Scott Hall-Johnston was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the 13th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia for his work in Personal Injury Litigation, Sydney, Australia.

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Community 

  • Scott was a volunteer lifesaver at Palm Beach
  • Scott has volunteered at the Redfern Legal Centre
  • Scott has served on the board of his local primary school from 2012
  • Scott is a former judiciary member of Suburban Rugby Union

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How Scott Can Help You

Accredited Specialist Personal Injury Law (NSW)

Road Accidents

If you have been injured in a road accident, either as a driver/rider, passenger or pedestrian it’s likely that you will be entitled to compensation.

Work Accidents

If you have been injured at work, on your way to or from work, you may be entitled to compensation.

Public Accidents

If you have been injured in a public place (shopping centre, hotel, gym etc) because of the negligence of the owner it’s likely that you will be able to make a claim.

Medical Negligence

We can help you seek compensation if you have suffered injury as a result of a medical opinion or procedure that was or went wrong. Very strict time limits apply in these matters.

Superannuation Claims

If injured at work, you may also be able to make a claim through your superannuation account.

Product Liability

If you suffer an injury as a result of some goods or products which you feel may have been the fault of the manufacturer or distributor, you may be entitled to compensation.

Articles by Scott

What to Do After You’ve Had a Fall in a Public Place

It’s likely that your first reaction if you take a tumble in a public place is embarrassment. That’s perfectly natural, but once the red face passes, you not only need to assess whether you’ve sustained any injury but there are also a number of other things you should do in case you later wish to… Read More »What to Do After You’ve Had a Fall in a Public Place

How We Can Progress Your Matter During COVID-19

While elements of society are beginning to return to normal after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, certain public health and social distancing measures are expected to remain in place for a considerable time. At BPC Lawyers we have followed the advice of state and federal governments and health authorities in conducting… Read More »How We Can Progress Your Matter During COVID-19

What are the Pitfalls of Suing a Council or Roads Authority for Negligence?

In life, accidents happen. But where you have an accident that results in an injury, and the cause of the accident was the negligence of a local council or roads authority, it’s a natural reaction to want to seek redress from them in the form of compensation. This situation can commonly arise, for example, where… Read More »What are the Pitfalls of Suing a Council or Roads Authority for Negligence?