Described as a ‘Premier League’ advocate, Scott Ivill has 23 years’ experience and has consistently been described by the leading industry guide as being a “leader of the Bar”. Highly regarded by both professional and lay clients, Scott is in great demand in each of his practice areas. He is renowned for his accomplished advocacy, his ability to manage complex issues and his excellent judgment. He has a tremendous commitment and dedication to his clients’ cases, and comes with a reputation for robust advocacy, fearless cross-examination and an unwavering determination to succeed.
Extremely hard-working, Scott adopts a meticulous approach to the detail of every case, and he has a charming and approachable manner that immediately puts his clients at ease. His belief in a team approach means that Scott works closely with all involved to achieve the best possible outcome and is regularly the subject of positive client feedback. Recent client feedback has included: “I doubt we could have been more ably represented…you were excellent counsel” and “You could not have done a better job, I am truly grateful” and “You are a very, very good barrister”.
Scott is highly recommended in Legal 500 & Chambers UK for Crime and Professional Discipline, cementing his reputation as a leader in both fields.
Scott accepts Direct Access instructions.
What others say:
“Scott is an excellent advocate who is a pleasure to work with. He is very down to earth and makes clients feel at ease.” – Chambers UK 2023 (Crime)
“Scott is a first class advocate whose oral advocacy is excellent. He is extremely articulate and persuasive and has a great presence in court. There is no junior more hard-working. He is a joy to work with.” – Legal 500 UK 2023 (Crime)
“Scott is a very experienced and skilled advocate. He is always on top of the detail of a case, picking up complex clinical matters quickly and easily. He is methodical when dealing with document heavy matters.” – Legal 500 UK 2023 ( Professional Discipline)
“A practical barrister who is easy to deal with.” – Chambers UK 2022
“A fine jury advocate who will leave no stone unturned.” – Legal 500 UK 2021
“He is a street fighter” who has “good judgement.” “A charismatic advocate.” – Chamber UK 2021
“He has great attention to detail and is well prepared. Good with the lay client and persuasive on his feet.” – Legal 500 2021
“Very measured, good on client care and tactically aware.” “He is very confident, sensible and robust when needed.” – Chambers UK 2020
“A fine jury advocate who will leave no stone unturned. ” – Legal 500 2020
“Efficient, thorough and prompt.” – Legal 500 2020
“Tireless in pursuit of the best possible results for his clients.” – Legal 500 2017
“He uses his advocacy to devastating effect.” – Legal 500 2017
“A Premier League advocate” – Chambers UK 2017
“He continues to demonstrate an extremely high level of academic prowess.” – Legal 500