If you have a problem, disagreement or dispute which relates to real estate then Martin will help you to find the best commercial solution, whether that involves litigation, arbitration or simply negotiation. With over 25 years' experience and widely recognised as a leader in his field, Martin is particularly sought by clients for strategic thinking in complex and high value disputes. He will use the highest level of technical expertise a cool head and a strategic approach to find what works best for you in your particular situation.
A Solicitor Advocate and a CEDR accredited Mediator, Martin has advised clients at all levels of court and tribunal and is well equipped both to fight your corner hard with a deep knowledge of the court procedure and tactics when you need it, and also to negotiate the best commercial solution.
Martin is a specialist in matters concerning real estate and any related rights. Typical cases include: interpretation and termination of contracts; negligence (professional); landlord and tenant issues (including possession and dilapidations); obtaining consents; rights of access; Party Wall disputes; rights to light and developments in particular. Beyond that he is also known for expertise in business rates and the Telecommunications Code.
Martin frequently writes articles for legal and real estate periodicals and delivers seminars and workshops for clients and surveyors on common issues and problems arising in the real estate sector.
He delivers "sound legal advice with great commerciality" (Legal 500).
Martin has experience of judicial review in the context of Real Estate issues and decisions. In particular he has handled large duty of candour exercises and, with his team, has supported local and central government and their legal teams in relation to challenges to decision making.