Director and Principal Solicitor, Caxton Legal Centre
Scott McDougall is the Director and Principal Solicitor of Caxton Legal Centre in Brisbane. Scott has a long-held interest in the representation of disadvantaged litigants, particularly indigenous people, and has conducted a wide variety of cases in the Queensland and Commonwealth jurisdictions. Scott is a past President of the Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services (QAILS) and is presently a member of several committees including Legal Aid Queensland, First Nations Advisory Committee, UQ Pro Bono Centre Advisory Board, and the Queensland Law Society Access to Justice Committee. Scott was involved in the design and development of the multi-disciplinary elder abuse response model that has operated successfully in Queensland for more than a decade.