Martin is an Advocate within the litigation department and has a highly varied caseload which often includes matters of family law, criminal law, negligence and personal injury claims, employment, trust law and work of a general commercial nature. Martin is responsible for the conduct of the firm’s Legal Aid cases, is approved to act as duty lawyer in the Magistrate’s Court and Youth Court as well as at the police station, and he regularly appears in the Island's courts.
Having worked in the legal sector in Jersey since 2001, Martin is experienced in dealing with all aspects of law. Martin is able to deal effectively and sensitively with people from all backgrounds at those times of their lives when they are under the most stress and are often at their most vulnerable.
Martin works to get to know his clients properly and identifying their individual needs and then will pursue those aims diligently and doggedly, by negotiation if possible, but by robust and reasoned argument if necessary.
Martin enjoys rugby, sailing and holds an RYA Day Skipper qualification. It’s on Martin’s “bucket list” to fly by as many means possible; he has already ticked off aeroplane, helicopter, seaplane, glider (winch launch and powered), paraglider and hot air balloon!