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Jack Cottrell
Call 2018
Specialisms: Family, Family & Matrimonial Finance, Chancery, Personal Injury, Business
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Tel: 0191 232 1927


Jack Cottrell


Jack accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ practice areas, and is particularly interested in private children law, matrimonial finance and business and property law.

Prior to starting pupillage, Jack worked as a paralegal for Clifford Chance. During this time, he worked closely with solicitors in Clifford Chance’s London, Madrid, Amsterdam and New York offices using a range of digital work platforms and legal tech. As such, Jack has considerable experience of remote working and is available to provide advice and representation via telephone or video-conferencing software if required.


  • Bar Professional Training Course, Northumbria University (Outstanding – first in the year)

  • Graduate Diploma in Law, Northumbria University (Distinction - first in the year)

  • Master of Studies in Medieval History, Hertford College, University of Oxford (Distinction)

  • Bachelor of Arts in History, Christ Church, University of Oxford (First Class Honours)

  • Longbenton Community College


  • The Trinity Chambers Prize for the Best Performance on the Bar Professional Training Course (2018)

  • The Parklane Plowden Chambers Prize for Excellence in Advocacy (2018)

  • The Cathedral Chambers Prize for Excellence in Family Practice (2018)

  • Bond Dickinson Prize for the Best Performance on the Graduate Diploma in Law (2017)

  • Exhibition Award, Inner Temple (2017)

  • Dean's Award Scholarship, Northumbria University (2017)

  • Hertford College Book Prize (2016)

  • The Gladstone Prize (2014)

  • The William Gurney Prize (2013)


  • The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple


Away from practice, Jack is a big racquet sports fan and spends most of his spare time playing tennis, badminton or squash. He retains a strong interest in history from his undergraduate studies and also enjoys watching American Football, going to the theatre, and being bothered by his two cats.

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