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.

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

When not at work

Jeremy enjoys a good claret.

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

Jeremy (Scott), I just wanted to thank you for today. I think your presence with me at the police station really helped, and lead to the charges being dropped.

Anon

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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