Mark Cotter Q.C. takes over from Tony Prosser, who has been Deputy Head since 2003. 5 St Andrew's Hill would like to thank Tony for his hard work and dedication during his time in the role.
Mark is also head of Chambers Criminal Defence Team and specialises in cases alleging substantial and complex fraud, serious sexual offending and homicide. 
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. Mark is also ranked in the Legal 500 as a leading individual in the field of crime at the London Bar.