Scott Wade


Scott graduated from Edith Cowan University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Applied Science, Sports Science. After working in local government for approximately five years, Scott moved into the field of Occupational Health and Safety as a Safety Specialist. Following a period working as a specialist advisor, Scott moved to Canberra for four years and progressed to the role of National Work Health and Safety Manager for Australia’s air navigation service provider. While working full time in the area of safety, Scott completed a Juris Doctor at Murdoch University and was admitted to the Supreme Court of ACT in 2016. Scott returned to Perth in 2017 commencing employment with McLeods as a Solicitor in 2018.


  • Extensive workplace safety subject matter expertise within government, corporate, aviation, emergency services, construction and resources sectors
  • Workplace safety compliance advice, training and presentations for directors, officers and staff
  • Workplace accident and incident advice, investigations and reviews
  • Transport Chain of Responsibility compliance advice
  • Workplace safety system auditing, development and compliance advice
  • Drafting and reviewing workplace safety policies and procedures
  • Contractor management Workplace safety advice and education
  • Obtaining AS/NZS 4801 OHS Management Systems certification for oganisations
  • Regulatory interpretation, advice and implementation
  • Operational risk assessment and regulatory compliance management
  • Regulatory negotiation and liaison at federal and state levels
  • Advocacy
  • Presentation and education to all levels of staff within organisations
  • Drafting Supreme Court documentation
  • Review of evidence in criminal and civil matters
  • Preparation of Criminal defence trial briefs
  • Liquor licensing appeals


Bachelor of Applied Science, Sports Science – Edith Cowan University
Juris Doctor – Murdoch University
Graduate Diploma Legal Practice – Australian National University
Graduate Diploma Work Health & Safety