Scott Evans

Scott Evans

Mr Evans appears in general civil, commercial and corporate litigation, insolvency matters including liquidators’ examinations and actions, banking disputes and professional negligence claims. He is a founding member of Nexus Chambers.

Since joining the Bar in 2014, Mr Evans has been recognised in Doyle’s Guide as pre-eminent in the categories Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Barristers, SA (2017 – 2020), Insolvency & Restructuring Barristers, SA (2016, 2017, 2020), and as recommended in Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Junior Counsel, Australia (2019, 2020) and Insolvency & Restructuring, Junior Counsel, Australia (2017).

Before moving to the independent Bar, Mr Evans practised as a solicitor for nearly fifteen years in Australia, Hong Kong and London, often in complex financial litigation and fraud cases.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
  • Graduate Diploma Law and Legal Practice

Admissions and appointments

  • Admitted to practice 2000
  • Signed bar roll 2014

Professional memberships

  • South Australian Bar Association
  • Council, South Australian Bar Association
  • Bar Professional Responsibility Committee
  • Joint Rules Advisory Committee
  • Participant in JusticeNet and Supreme Court Pro Bono Panel

Areas of practice

  • Appellate
  • Arbitration
  • Commercial
  • Corporations
  • Contract
  • Equity
  • Insurance
  • Insolvency
  • Professional negligence
  • Property
  • Tort