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Rob Scott

Rob Scott



  • insurance
  • dispute resolution

WSG Practice Industries


South Africa


Rob Scott is an Executive in ENSafrica’s Dispute Resolution department.

He is a commercial litigator and alternative dispute resolution practitioner with substantial experience in insurance, general commercial, construction including construction insurance and mining disputes (the latter in both national and cross-border contexts).

Rob has 30 years of experience, has worked in the insurance industry, is experienced in the application of both the common and civil laws, and is admitted to practice in both South Africa and the Seychelles.

He has been involved a number of high profile cases in the fields of auditors liability, tendering and administrative justice and defamation. He has experience and expertise in all classes of short-term insurance and reinsurance business, and in particular assets, business interruption, construction and engineering, directors and officers, general liability, financial lines, professional indemnity and guarantee business

Rob heads up the firm’s Insurance Practice Group, is a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of South Africa, and regularly gives CPD presentations through the Insurance Institute of South Africa


  • BA (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • LLB (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Diploma in Insurance (Dip CII) (Chartered Institute of Insurers)
  • Diploma in Marine Insurance (Practical Maritime Studies)
  • Diploma in Human Rights (University of Johannesburg)
  • Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law of the Supreme Court of Seychelles
  • Accredited Commercial Mediator and member of the President’s Panel of Mediators (Construction) of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Associate of the Insurance Institute of South Africa (AIISA)
Rob is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:
  • Chambers Global Guide 2019, Construction (South Africa)
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2018 – Construction (South Africa)
  • Best Lawyers® 2019 - Litigation (South Africa)
Areas of Practice

dispute resolution | insurance

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

He is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:

  • Chambers Global Guide 2021, 2020, 2019 – Construction; 2020- Insurance (South Africa)
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2020, 2018 – Construction (South Africa)
  • Best Lawyers® 2021, 2020, 2019 - Litigation (South Africa)
  • Acritas Stars Independently Rated Lawyer 2018 and 2019

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