Millie Richmond-Scott is a special counsel in Lavan’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution team.
Millie has had significant experience acting in complex, high profile and high‐value disputes in the superior Courts of Western Australia, the Federal Court of Australia and the High Court of Australia.
Millie has a particular focus on energy and resources, mining and infrastructure sector disputes. She also acts for corporate, individual and Government clients in relation to contractual disputes and disputes involving allegations of misleading or deceptive conduct, breaches of other provisions of the Competition and Consumer Act and breaches of directors' duties.
A successful litigator and advocate, Millie has appeared as Counsel in various forums and jurisdictions. Millie is also the Registrar to the Western Australian Energy Disputes Arbitrator and the Electricity Review Board of Western Australia.
Millie has been recognised by Doyle’s Guide as a Rising Star in the category of Litigation and Dispute Resolution. In 2017, Millie was named the winner of the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards in the category of Dispute Resolution. She was a finalist the previous year. Also in 2017, Millie was a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Women in the Law Awards in the category of Senior Associate of the Year.
Commercial dispute management and risk advice
Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Western Australia (2010)
Bachelor of Arts (BA), University of Western Australia (2010)
Company Directors Course, Australian Institute of Company Directors (2014)
High Court of Australia (2012)
Supreme Court of Western Australia (2012)
Lawyers Weekly “30 Under 30 Awards" finalist for Dispute Resolution (2016)
Lawyers Weekly “30 Under 30 Awards" winner for Dispute Resolution (2017)
Lawyers Weekly “Women in the Law Awards” finalist for Senior Associate of the Year (2017)
Doyle’s Guide Rising Star (Litigation and Dispute Resolution) (2016, 2019)
Australian Institute of Company Directors
Registrar to the Western Australian Energy Disputes Arbitrator and the Electricity Review Board of Western Australia