Mark Cotter Q.C. leading Eleanor Scott secured the acquittal of their client following a 10 week trial at Southwark Crown Court.  The case had been on-going since 9th January 2017 and was a large-scale multi-handed fraud.

Mark Cotter Q.C. and Eleanor Scott were instructed by Mark Bowen from Shearman Bowen.

Mark took silk in 2017, following a highly successful career as a junior specialising in serious and heavy crime (both for the prosecution and the defence).  He undertakes a significant amount of private work and has, for many years, been ranked in Chambers and Partners as a leader in the field of crime at the London Bar.

Eleanor’s practice covers criminal, prison and extradition work. Eleanor's criminal instructions include defending and prosecuting in a wide variety of criminal cases.