Scott Puxty

Scott Puxty

Scott is a lawyer with more than 20 years’ experience working in the areas of risk management, commercial and insurance litigation and workplace relations.

He is a partner at Hunter-based Cantle Carmichael Lawyers and works on cases across Australia. Prior to this, he accrued more than ten years’ experience as a partner at two national law firms.  

Scott is a highly-sought legal practitioner who provides advice during critical incidents. This includes the development and execution of stakeholder engagement strategies, media communications plans, management of reputational risk issues and investigations by various regulators, particularly in the areas of workplace, environment and trade practices.

He understands the equally important priorities of protecting clients’ legal interests and their reputations, particularly during times of pressure when clear, swift and strategic decision making is paramount.    

He has worked with both Australian and New Zealand based clients in the public and private sectors, as well as NGOs.  He has demonstrated capabilities in mapping strategies that are outcome-focused.

Scott also participates in the development of proactive crisis management strategies, including devising and documenting relevant plans, training and audit reviews.