Summary Sheriff Cottam - President
Summary Sheriff Adrian Cottam is based in the sheriffdom of Lothian & Borders, primarily at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.
He was appointed as a summary sheriff in 2017 and elected president of the Association in 2018.
He qualified as a solicitor in 1996, working within the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service for 21 years. During that time he held a number of posts, including District Procurator Fiscal at Livingston, Assistant Procurator Fiscal for Lothian, Borders, Central & Fife as well as 2 periods over a total of 6 years as an advocate depute and senior advocate depute.