Scott Smith


Prior to joining 9 Bedford Row as a Pupil, Scott was employed as Head Criminal Paralegal at a London firm of Solicitors. Scott was instrumental in preparing all Crown Court cases. He prepared cases including aggravated burglary, possession of firearms with intent to endanger life, and serious sexual offences involving kidnap and false imprisonment.

Additionally, Scott has experience working in the field of Extradition and has successfully assisted in defeating a large number of European Arrest Warrants. Scott has also gained experience assisting in Part 2 cases, most notably an extradition request from Russia concerning the issue of corporate raiding, whereby the requested person was subsequently discharged.

In his spare time Scott is a keen sportsman. He plays for Brentwood Hockey club 1XI and also holds a black belt in Karate. Scott enjoys taking part in multi-terrain events, such as the Parachute Regiment’s 10 mile endurance race, finishing in the top 20. Scott is also an avid motorcyclist; from touring to motorcycle mechanics.

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PROFILE: Scott Smith

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0207 489 2727


Bar Professional Training Course, City University London- 2015 (Very Competent)

LLB Hons Law Degree, University of Plymouth- 2013 (Upper Class 2:1)


Middle Temple

Criminal Bar Association

Young Fraud Lawyers’ Association

Middle Temple Young Barristers’ Association

Extradition Lawyers’ Association

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