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
  • Member of Australia Lawyers

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 (02) 8280 6900 or contact us online.

Industry Awards

  • Preeminent Work Injury Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – Australia, 2020;
  • Leading Public Liability Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – Australia, 2020;
  • Recommended Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – Australia, 2020;
  • 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 2022 – 14th Edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Australia

  • Scott Hall-Johnston was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the 14th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia for his work in Personal Injury Litigation, Sydney, Australia.

Best Lawyers 2022

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

  • Scott Hall-Johnston was 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.

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.

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 You Need to Know About Psychological Injury, A Common Workers’ Compensation Claim

Society now has a much better understanding of mental health issues than it once did.  We have a better understanding of the effect that harassment, bullying, discrimination or changes in job responsibilities can have and we can discuss these issues in a compassionate and understanding way. Fortunately, as a result, we are now better equipped… Read More »What You Need to Know About Psychological Injury, A Common Workers’ Compensation Claim

What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do?

Billboards and ads on the sides of buses bearing ‘NO WIN NO FEE’ in large letters have made us all well aware that the area of legal representation for personal injury compensation is a competitive one. If you experience a personal injury and believe you might have a claim for compensation, what does your lawyer… Read More »What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do?

Am I Entitled to Lodge a Total & Permanent Disability Claim?

Compulsory superannuation in Australia means that many people hold a Total & Permanent Disability (TPD) policy through their super fund. ASIC has found that 90 percent of TPD policies in Australia are held through super funds, however, they can also be part of a life insurance policy or taken out independently through an insurance company,… Read More »Am I Entitled to Lodge a Total & Permanent Disability Claim?