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Chris Scott

Spear's Review

Chris Scott is Slateford’s senior partner who specialises in advising FTSE 100 executives and their clients who are involved in complex litigation. Previously a Schillings’ partner for 13 years, Scott is well-versed in helping HNWs and businesses identify ‘serious issues at the earliest stage and handle them in innovative and creative ways to improve outcomes clients can achieve’.

Scott is passionate about protecting his clients from ‘adverse consequences’ and uses civil proceedings to shield them from perpetrators of crime. He also helps his clients navigate anything from financial crises to regulatory inquiries and executive misconduct issues, utilising his deep understanding of what causes reputational damage in these situations.

He began his career in journalism before branching into the equally fast-paced world of reputation protection.

Adviser Profile

Chris Scott is trusted by some of the world's most prominent people and businesses to handle sensitive problems that impact their reputation or when their rights to reputation and privacy are at threat. He has worked behind the scenes on some of the most significant global crises in the last 20 years and has an particular focus on spotting issues before they reach the public eye to develop better resilience to being harmed by them. 

Credited by clients for calm strategic thinking in the most serious crises, Chris and his team work with a network of advisers across the world to target issues at their source and keeping unfair material out of the media.

Rank: Recommended

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