Scott is known for his energy and passion about his work.

Scott is a Principal within the firm's Insurance team, representing and advising employers, insurers and regulators on workers' compensation entitlements, reviews and appeals. His areas of expertise include insurance litigation across all statutory regimes, with a particular interest in workers' compensation and employer liability claims.

Scott investigates and prosecutes fraudulent claims and related offences. He has an extensive background advising and representing employers with workplace health and safety issues, including compliance, breach and prosecution.

Scott also previously authored the Queensland Workers Compensation Law Manual (with the late Greg Senior and Gerry Mullins), which was published by The Law Book Company.



Bachelor Of Laws, Bond University
Master Of Health And Medical Law, The University Of Melbourne
Mediating Disputes, Harvard Law

Community Involvement

Member, Australian Insurance Law Association
Member, Queensland Law Society

Scott Falvey's experience

Scott leads the Employer Liability and Workers Compensation Practice Group in Queensland. He acts for insurers, self-insurers and employers in the defence of workplace injury claims. Scott advises, investigates and has prosecuted offences arising from fraudulent injury claims. Scott defends employers and insurers in toxic tort litigation caused by dust-related injuries.

Scott Falvey's INSIGHTS

June 17, 2020

Employer Liability and Workers' Compensation

Worker Wife Murdered by Husband While Working From Home – Employer Liable

December 18, 2019

Employer and Liability and Workers' Compensation

Is Employment a Significant Contributing Factor to an Injury When…?

October 24, 2019

Employer Liability and Workers' Compensation

Queensland Workers’ Compensation Reforms Passed

September 25, 2019

Employer Liability and Workers' Compensation

Similar Fact Evidence From A Co-Worker – Is It Admissible?
Appeal Before QIRC – Bullying and Harassment – Similar Fact Evidence of Co-Worker – Is It Admissible?

July 25, 2019

Employer Liability and Workers' Compensation

Trewin V Workers’ Compensation Regulator [2019]

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