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

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

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

Changes to the law which drivers and employers should know about

There have been a number of important changes to road traffic law recently, together with the introduction of new motoring offences.

Pencil iconBy Jeremy Scott on 4th July 2018

Schools' obligations to disabled pupils

Operating a school minibus – are you compliant?

A minibus can be a very practical and cost effective asset for schools and colleges. However the regulations and law surrounding their use can throw

Pencil iconBy Jeremy Scott on 23rd February 2018

Schools' obligations to disabled pupils

Term time holidays post Isle of Wight Council v Platt [2017]

Everyone would agree that it is in the interests of children to attend school regularly.

Pencil iconBy Jeremy Scott on 6th September 2017

Harsher penalties introduced for using your mobile phone whilst driving

Drink Driving Campaign Christmas 2016

Head of Regulatory & Corporate Defence Jeremy Scott reviews the 2016 Christmas Drink Drive campaign and the law behind it.

Pencil iconBy Jeremy Scott on 30th December 2016

Automatic Unfair Dismissal - does there have to be an actual breach of statutory right or is the threat of infringement enough?

Care provider settles employee’s National Minimum Wage claim

It has just been announced today that MiHomecare has settled a National Minimum Wage claim brought by a former employee.

Pencil iconBy Louise Connacher on 17th March 2016

Jeremy scott heads the Lupton Fawcett Regulatory and corporate defence department an d is praised for his 'significant experience defending businesses and senior employee's

The Legal 500 UK

I have been extremely pleased with the outcome of this case and would like to express my gratitude for your 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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