Lewis joined Chambers in October 2022 following the successful completion of his pupillage. He accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ core areas of practice with a focus on road traffic matters, personal injury, and travel law.

Lewis appears in court daily, instructed on behalf of claimants and defendants in small claims and fast track trials, application hearings, infant settlement approvals and Stage 3 disposals. Lewis is also developing a busy paperwork practice and accepts instructions to advise on liability, quantum, and tactics, as well as for drafting pleadings, schedules of loss, and counter schedules.

Prior to joining Chambers Lewis worked in the litigation department of a specialist insurance law firm, acting on behalf of insurers in all aspects of fast and multi-track litigation. From this role Lewis worked as Assistant Counsel for a global Lloyd’s of London Managing Agent where he assisted in a number of areas including the negotiation of multi-million pound contracts, policy wording disputes, and claims litigation both domestically and internationally.

Personal Injury

Lewis is regularly instructed in personal injury matters on behalf of claimants and defendants. He is happy to accept instructions for interim hearings and CMCs, as well as infant settlement approvals and Stage 3 disposals.

He also accepts paperwork instructions including advices, schedules, and pleadings in matters involving road traffic accidents, occupiers’ liability, the Highways Act 1980, employers’ liability, and cases involving fundamental dishonesty.

Lewis is willing to accept instructions on a CFA basis.

Credit Hire

Lewis has significant experience of the core issues in credit hire matters having acted regularly for both claimants and defendants. He is adept at handling all aspects of credit hire including cases involving profit earning chattels and fleet vehicles.

Lewis is also experienced in making and defending abuse of process applications arising from mixed personal injury and credit hire claims.

Insurance

Lewis has significant experience in the insurance market having worked previously as Assistant Counsel in a Lloyd’s of London Managing Agent. He is happy to accept instructions across a wide range of insurance related issues from policy wordings and coverage disputes to liability contests.

Lewis regularly appears for insurers in road traffic matters and travel law claims.

Clinical Negligence

Lewis is keen to develop his practice in this area, having studied medical law both during his masters and on the BPTC.

He is happy to accept instructions to provide advice on liability, quantum and Part 36 offers, as well as to draft pleadings, schedules and counter schedules.

Lewis is developing his practice in this area and accepts instructions on behalf of both claimants and defendants.

Civil Fraud

Lewis is happy to accept instructions from claimants and defendants where issues of fraud and/or fundamental dishonesty arise, both in road traffic claims and personal injury claims in general.

Travel & International Law

Lewis has experience in a wide range of cross-border insurance disputes having previously worked as Assistant Counsel for a Lloyd’s of London Managing Agent. In particular, Lewis regularly coordinated foreign litigation involving UK insurers and advised on the corresponding regulatory risks.

Lewis is happy to accept instructions in all forms of travel claims such as travel delay, holiday sickness, and associated matters.

Employment

Lewis is keen to develop his practise in this area having advised on employment issues while previously working as Assistant Counsel within an in-house legal team.

He is happy to accept instructions from both claimants and defendants in matters across the spectrum of employment litigation.

General Common Law

Lewis is happy to accept instructions in all types of general common law matters. Lewis is experienced in handling contractual disputes and money claims. He also has experience in landlord & tenant issues and breaches of household covenants.

If you would like to instruct Lewis Scott or would like help or advice in doing so, please call and talk to our excellent clerking team, led by Chief Executive/Director of Clerking, Paul Cray. Our phone number is +44 (0)20 7583 9241. Alternatively, please email us at chambers@farrarsbuilding.co.uk

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Appointments & Memberships


Honourable Society of the Inner Temple

Chartered Insurance Institute

Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

Advocate

 

Education & Qualifications


2019 – 2020: BPTC – BPP University (Outstanding)

2018 – 2019: LLM Medical Law – Queen Mary, University of London (Distinction)

2014 – 2018: BA Jurisprudence – University of Oxford

 

Scholarships, Prizes and Awards

2020: BPTC Outstanding Performance Prize (Inner Temple)

2019: Exhibition Scholar (Inner Temple)

2018: Archibald McDougall Scholar (Balliol College)

2018: Best Performance in Law Finals (Balliol College)

During his studies Lewis was a keen mooter having represented both the University of Oxford and Queen Mary in national competitions.

 

Personal Interests


In his spare time, Lewis’ main passion is sport. He is a keen golfer and cricketer, but his real love is West Ham United where he has been a long-time season ticket holder.