Mark Cotter K.C.

Year of Call: 1994 | Year of Silk: 2017 | Recorder: 2019

"An absolute foundation for any high-profile or complex criminal case. Throws everything into the case, and it consumes him for that period. He is easy to work with and is excellent on his feet, with jurors, judge and opponent. I have seen juries eat from his palm."

The Legal 500 2021

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"A powerful barrister with a real courtroom presence. He gets to critical points quickly and is excellent on strategy."

Chambers & Partners, 2021

"Mark is unflappable, precise in advocacy and hard-edged in pursuing what matters in a case."

The Legal 500, 2023

‘Mark is an excellent tactician. He commands complete confidence from the get-go with a clear strategy and is an utterly compelling and fearless advocate. An absolute powerhouse in court.’

The Legal 500 2024.

"Mark has a forensic attention to detail and an in-depth knowledge in particular in relation to matters concerning disclosure and Public Interest Immunity applications."

The Legal 500, 2023