Scott Tolliss

Associate

As an Associate in the Litigation team, Scott's practice covers all aspects of commercial litigation for both individuals and business entities, including onshore law firms in multiple jurisdictions worldwide.

Scott has comprehensive experience with complex commercial and financial disputes and contentious regulatory matters, with a particular interest in fraud and asset recovery, contentious trusts and probate, insolvency, director and shareholder disputes and insurance/reinsurance.

Scott obtained his LLB (Hons) Law degree from the University of Birmingham and subsequently undertook the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law. Scott trained at national UK law firm, Irwin Mitchell LLP, before moving to Bedell Cristin in March 2017.

Professional
  • Solicitor* - England & Wales

*non-practising

Credentials
  • Scott has had academic articles published in the UK, including an advisory litigation piece for the Lawyer2B
News/Experience
Bedell Cristin sets precedent in first legal challenge to the scope of the "tout tel clause" in the context of contractual misrepresentation
Litigation Property 25 Jun 2018 Jersey

On 14 June 2018, the Deputy Bailiff handed down an eagerly awaited judgment regarding the scope of a standard conveyancing provision, known informally as the "tout tel clause", confirming that the existence of the clause in a conveyance would not automatica...

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Insights
Republic of Angola & Anor v Perfectbit Ltd & Ors: EWHC rejects foreign exclusive jurisdiction clause in favour of English courts as appropriate legal forum
Briefings | 11 Jul 2018

The English High Court has issued a significant judgment in Republic of Angola v Perfectbit Ltd [2018] EWHC 965 (Comm), where it took jurisdiction over claims by the Republic of Angola ("Angola") and Banco Nacional de Angola (the "BNA") against eight co-def...

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Bedell Cristin sets precedent in first legal challenge to the scope of the "tout tel clause" in the context of contractual misrepresentation
Briefings | 25 Jun 2018

On 14 June 2018, the Deputy Bailiff handed down an eagerly awaited judgment regarding the scope of a standard conveyancing provision, known informally as the "tout tel clause", confirming that the existence of the clause in a conveyance would not automatica...

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Should "some unreasonableness" be expected in litigation?
Briefings | 14 Mar 2018

March 2018 saw the publication of Calligo Limited v Professional Business Systems CI Ltd [2018] JRC 044; a noteworthy decision of the Deputy Bailiff arguably narrowing the Jersey test for indemnity costs.

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