Adrian Scales is a Chartered Master Mariner. He joined Brookes Bell in January 2007 from a position as Master with P&O Ferries Ltd., and has been a Partner since 2012. During his 18 years at sea, he served on various ship types including reefer/container, general cargo, freight ferries, Ro-Pax ferries and High-Speed Passenger Craft (HSC). Adrian has carried out a variety of surveys and opinion-based work since joining Brookes Bell and provided expert reports for, and given expert evidence in, court proceedings in the UK.
In November 2015, Adrian was appointed to the Lloyd's Salvage Arbitration Branch SCR Panel as Special Casualty Representative (SCR). Adrian is a Fellow of the Nautical Institute (FNI) and a Liveryman of the Honourable Company of Master Mariner (HCMM) and was awarded his Chartered Master Mariner status in November 2017.