Martin advises and represents a broad range of clients including private companies (within the UK and overseas), individuals and charities in civil litigation matters. Martin also has experience of alternative dispute resolution, including experience in negotiation and representing clients in mediations and adjudications. His key focus is on contractual disputes, contentious construction, public law, debt recovery and corporate insolvency litigation. He also has experience in actions relating to judicial review, professional negligence and procurement.

Martin has a particular interest in procedural law and has significant experience in advising on procedural matters and strategy in the Court of Session, the Sheriff Courts and other quasi-judicial tribunals. Prior to joining MacRoberts, he served as a Clerk of Court with the Edinburgh Sheriff Court where he gained first-hand practical knowledge and experience of sheriff court procedure.

Martin has a further interest in public law and recently co-founded MacRoberts’ Public Law Committee which will be engaging with law reform by responding to public consultations. He also has experience in partnering with higher education institutions. He is the co-founder of Edinburgh Napier Law Clinic, which required significant collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University and engagement with regulatory matters affecting universities in general.

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