5 St Andrew's Hill

Mark Cotter QC

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Mark specialises in general and financial crime, with an emphasis on homicide, sexual allegations and serious fraud. He undertakes a significant amount of private work, where reputational issues are at stake.

Mark is sought after for his trial expertise and advisory work. He is known for his work ethic and attention to detail. He is jury friendly and adept with the latest technology. Apart from dealing with the most serious of cases, Mark also acts in cases where significant reputational issues are at stake. He has extensive experience of representing professionals and high net worth individuals.

In the field of homicide Mark has experience of cases involving joint enterprise and young/vulnerable defendants (including those with mental health issues).

In the field of sexual offending Mark has unparalleled experience, having been dealing with the most challenging cases for decades.

In the field of fraud and business/corporate crime Mark has extensive experience of dealing with the most complex frauds, including those with an international element. He has dealt with trader frauds, mortgage frauds, tax frauds, carousel frauds, company frauds and those involving the most complex financial instruments and/or corrupt practices.

Mark also provides second opinions in relation to appeals (conviction and sentence).