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

The Role of Social Media in Personal Injury Claims

There is little doubt that social media has changed the way we live and interact. Whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok or any other social media app, many people now interact with friends and family via these platforms more often than they do face-to-face. And while there are many benefits to the growth of social… Read More »The Role of Social Media in Personal Injury Claims

Injured in a Car Accident and Not Seeking Legal Advice?

  In this podcast, BPC Lawyers Partner and Accredited Personal Injury Law Specialist, Scott Hall-Johnston discusses a worrying trend of people injured in car accidents who choose to deal directly with the insurance company and compromise their legal entitlements by not seeking legal advice. TRANSCRIPT There was legislation enacted to do with the legal rights… Read More »Injured in a Car Accident and Not Seeking Legal Advice?

How Claims are Being Handled During COVID-19

The onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic earlier in 2020 caused a prompt response from the legal system about how it conducts its day-to-day affairs in order to prevent the spread of the disease. Practice notes and protocols were quickly issued to ensure that in-person attendance was kept to a minimum in favour of appearances… Read More »How Claims are Being Handled During COVID-19