Martin specialises in personal injury and clinical negligence work. He appears in all courts. Martin started his career at the criminal bar and has made use of skills learnt there in his civil practice.
His personal injury practice covers serious and complex injuries in all areas of personal injury work as well as disease claims such as those arising out of noise, vibration and hazardous substances. He also has experience of claims arising out of housing disrepair. He enjoys questions of medical causation.
More recent work includes:
He is regularly instructed by motor insurers where fraud is alleged and has successfully conducted a very large number of these cases over the years, making use of 10 years’ experience at the criminal bar. He is also able to advise on questions of insurance, the costs consequences of a finding of fraud and contempt proceedings.
Martin acts for Claimants and trusts. Recent cases include:
Martin is experienced in acting for custody providers, NHS trusts and other healthcare providers in Article 2 inquests, together with advising in civil claims where they follow. These will often involve Human Rights Act claims.
This work includes:
Other inquest work includes: