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Martin Haukeland

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Telephone 020 7831 0222
Email martin.haukeland@42br.com


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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. He believes strongly that the burden of litigation for all parties should be minimised as much as possible and will try hard to achieve this in conference or elsewhere. He is happy to travel to court or to accommodate clients.

Court of Protection/Mental Health

Martin acts for relatives and local authorities.

For example:

  • Advising Deputies and Attorneys on questions of welfare and financial affairs.
  • Acting for a local authority in a case where P was at risk from a potentially harmful relationship and withdrawal from treatment.
  • Acting for a local authority in a case where allegations of assault of P by close relatives.
  • Advising on questions of ordinary residence.
  • Advising a local authority in its claims for recovery of costs of care after deprivation of assets.

He is a member of the Mental Health Lawyers Association.

Housing Disrepair & Nuisance

Martin acts for tenants and Local Authorities in claims for disrepair, particularly those where injury is alleged to have occurred or there are other safety implications, such as asbestos.

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