Legal Director

Bankruptcy, Debt Recovery, Dispute Resolution

Mark Scott

Mark Scott is a Legal Director and Head of the Dispute Resolution and Family team.  He specialises in litigation and sports law disciplinary cases, with more than 25 years of successful experience acting for private and corporate clients in the High Court, County Court, Property Chamber Land Registration First-Tier Tribunal, and in other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Mark is a Specialist Member of the Sport Resolutions Panel and represents Sports Governing Bodies and private clients on regulatory matters, focusing on disciplinary disputes.  He is a Director of the Norfolk Cricket Board and Chair of its Disciplinary Appeal Panel.  He is a British Association for Sport and Law (BASL) member and holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Sports Law from De Montfort University.  In 2019 he was appointed by Paddle UK (formerly British Canoeing, the National Governing Body for paddle sports in the UK), to its Appeals and Disciplinary Panel, where he has adjudicated on selection appeals made by athletes from the World Class Programme for the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games.  He is a Regional Discipline Panel Member for the Norfolk County Football Association and, in 2022, was appointed by the FA to its National Serious Case Panel, which as a Disciplinary Commission hears and adjudicates on allegations and charges of all types of serious disciplinary cases concerning players, officials, and affiliated football clubs on a wide range of improper conduct.  Mark’s national appointments add further depth and experience to Hansells’ regulatory and disciplinary services.

If you are involved in a sports dispute and/or your conduct is being investigated by a disciplinary tribunal, and you would like a no-obligation discussion, please contact Mark by email or telephone.

Areas of expertise:

  • Contract disputes
  • Sports governance and regulatory disputes and appeals
  • Rights of way, easements, trespass and boundary disputes
  • Negligence (including professional negligence) claims
  • Property and construction litigation
  • Probate and inheritance claims
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency

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