Martin originally qualified as a Barrister and was called to the Bar in 1989. He was a tenant in a Common Law Set which specialised in criminal advocacy. In 1995 Martin left the Bar to become a Solicitor Advocate (Higher Courts) and shortly after also gained his Duty Solicitor Status. He has represented clients facing the full range of criminal allegations including Murder, High Value Fraud, Money Laundering and the largest Drugs Case in British History.
Alongside serious criminal allegations, Martin also specialises in Motoring Law and regularly defends those facing prosecution in the Magistrates Court. Martin appears before the Crown Courts and Magistrates Courts on a daily basis and frequently conducts trials.
With over 20 years experience as a Criminal Lawyer, Martin is noted for his forceful approach to protecting his client’s interests and his persuasive advocacy style. Client’s comment on Martins ability to instantly provide the reassurance that they are in safe hands when facing allegations which may have serious consequences for them.
Away from law, Martin enjoys painting, spending time with his young family and is an avid Newcastle United fan.
- Duty Solicitor covering West London, Surrey and East Berkshire.
- London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association. (LCCSA)
- Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates (SAHCA)
- Amnesty International