Michael Cogan

Michael Cogan

Call: 1986


Michael Cogan was called to the Bar in 1986 and has substantial experience in crime, particularly in the field of white-collar crime, and in family work, where he acts exclusively for parents in public law cases.

Michael was, until 2020 head of chambers at Article 6 chambers. Having closed down the set due to Covid, he joined 2kbw as a tenant.


Michael only defends in criminal cases and has represented clients in high-profile cases, most notably in cases such as R v David Justice, a case involving alleged bribery and corruption, which was the first example of a prosecution arising out of a deferred prosecution agreement.


Michael’s main area of practice lies in the public law field, where he regularly acts in care proceedings in all levels of court. He has a particular interest in non-accidental injuries to children, and fact-finding hearings.


  • CBA
  • FLBA
  • Royal Society of Medicine


21 Jun 2023

Michael Cogan instructed in Mason Mount stalking case

Michael Cogan was instructed for the defence of Orla Melissa Sloan who was accused of stalking and harassment offences against Premier League footballers Mason...


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