About Jeremy

Jeremy joined Lupton Fawcett in November 2014 to head the Regulatory and Corporate Defence Department. Jeremy has 25 years’ experience of defending companies, from owner managed businesses to national blue chip names, as well as their directors and other senior employees, when facing regulatory criminal investigation or prosecution. His objective is always to protect the business and key personnel from the potential negative outcomes of an investigation or prosecution, whether financial, reputational or personal.

He has successfully represented clients in cases at all levels from the Magistrates Court to the European Court of Human Rights and is an experienced advocate.

Jeremy has a reputation for being able to provide practical and sensible commercial advice to directors and senior management on the effective management of both individual and corporate criminal regulatory liability.

When not at work

Jeremy enjoys a good claret.

Professional Societies

  • Law Society
  • Health and Safety Lawyers Association (HSLA)
  • UK Environmental Lawyers Association (UKELA)
  • Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)
  • Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme (CLAS) Law Society specialist panel
  • Solicitor Higher Court Advocate: Civil and Criminal (HCA) SRA specialist panel

Specialisms

Sectors that Jeremy is involved in:

Agriculture and Landed Estates, Care Homes, Charities and Social Enterprises, , GP Practices, Housebuilders, Healthcare, , , ,

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Accreditations / Awards

My Passion by Jeremy Scott

My Passion by Jeremy Scott

A barista-style speciality coffee is the only way to start the day for Jeremy Scott, head of regulatory at Lupton Fawcett

Pencil iconBy Jeremy Scott on 29th January 2021

Would you take speeding penalty points for your loved one? 1

Don’t make 2020 even worse – don’t drink and drive

Jeremy Scott at leading Yorkshire legal firm Lupton Fawcett LLP reviews Operation Attention, North Yorkshire Police’s 2020 Christmas campaign.

Pencil iconBy Jeremy Scott on 8th December 2020

Would you take speeding penalty points for your loved one? 1

Take care to give your vehicle insurer correct details!

If you fraudulently withhold or use information when you renew or purchase your car insurance, you may be committing the offence of Car Insurance Fraud.

Pencil iconBy Jeremy Scott on 27th April 2020

No competition abuse by refusal to supply spare parts to repairers

Legal Matters with Jeremy Scott

An interview with Jeremy Scott, Head of our Regulatory and Corporate Defence team.

Pencil iconBy Jeremy Scott on 12th February 2020

Understanding Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards 1

1 January 2020 – an important deadline for properties with septic tanks….

Septic tanks are currently exempt from regulations concerning the discharge of water (or other liquids) whether into surface water (such as a river, stream or

Pencil iconBy Jeremy Scott on 12th November 2019

Would you take speeding penalty points for your loved one? 1

I have had a Road Traffic Accident – do I need to stop and report it to the Police?

Traffic accidents can happen at any time, but do you know what the law requires you to do if you are involved in an accident?

Pencil iconBy Jeremy Scott on 5th June 2019

Law Firm and Estate Agents successful in defence of property fraud claim

How a GPs’ practice can be susceptible to fraud, how to spot this and how to react

Simon Lockley, Head of Lupton Fawcett’s Fraud Asset Recovery team, discusses fraud in a GPs’ practice.

Pencil iconBy Simon Lockley on 12th February 2019

The thorny issues of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in relation to GP Practice property transactions.

CQC Inspections – preparing for a positive outcome

Preparing for a positive outcome

Pencil iconBy Jeremy Scott on 12th February 2019

Would you take speeding penalty points for your loved one? 1

Would you take speeding penalty points for your loved one?

The reports of Chris Huhne and his estranged wife, Vicky Pryce, concerning an alleged speeding offence has received widespread coverage. Here, Jeremy Scott, Director, at

Pencil iconBy Jeremy Scott on 11th February 2019

Harsher penalties introduced for using your mobile phone whilst driving

Don’t lose your licence this Christmas!

With the festive season started, the national THINK! campaign aims to encourage young men to step in if their mate is tempted to drink and

Pencil iconBy Jeremy Scott on 11th December 2018

No competition abuse by refusal to supply spare parts to repairers

I have crashed the company car – what should I do?

The scenario is unfortunately a common one – you take a call from one of your employees or a fellow director who has been involved in

Pencil iconBy Jeremy Scott on 29th August 2018

No competition abuse by refusal to supply spare parts to repairers

Preparing for changes to HMO Licensing

Mandatory licensing will no longer be limited to certain HMOs that are three or more storeys high, but will also include buildings with one or

Pencil iconBy Jeremy Scott on 24th August 2018

Thank you once again for all your help (Jeremy Scott) and support through, what was, an extremely stressful time and also for achieving such a positive outcome for myself. I honestly thought I would get 8 points and a huge fine, so that was a massive relief.

Anon

'The case against me has been dropped. What a relief. I feel much in your debt. With much thanks,'

Anon

"Jeremy Scott is a highly experienced regulatory lawyer."

Legal 500 2021

Jeremy Scott heads the Lupton Fawcett Regulatory and corporate defence department and is praised for his 'significant experience defending businesses and senior employees'.

The Legal 500 UK

I have been extremely pleased with the outcome of this case and would like to express my gratitude for your (Jeremy Scott) help on the matter, as I believe this is an outcome that I could not have achieved otherwise.

ET, London

1988

Graduated with BA degree in Law & Politics

Graduated from Chester College of Law

Qualified as a Solicitor

Became Head of Regulatory & Criminal Defence at Langleys, York

Obtained Higher Rights of Audience: Civil and Criminal

Recommended in Legal 500 for Regulatory Crime / Corporate Compliance

Recommended in Legal 500 for Fraud, and for Transport

Became Director / Head of Regulatory & Criminal Defence at Lupton Fawcett, Leeds

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