Adrian Cottam


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Adrian Cottam is a Sheriff in South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway, sitting primarily in Lanark. He was previously a Summary Sheriff in Edinburgh for four years, having worked within the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service for 21 years. During his time in COPFS he held a number of senior positions and was an Advocate Depute practising in the Appeal Court and conducting High Court trials for over 6 years. He is a contributor to Morrison’s Sentencing Practice in respect of sentences for sexual cases.