Martin has been working with organisations in the public sector over the last 20 years.
His expertise in police law is exceptional and he is respected for tackling the most challenging of cases that attract national press coverage.
Martin has handled a number of issues for organisations who have been challenged in relation to the publication of information, the accuracy of information they hold, the sharing of information with third parties, and the loss of information including retrieving unlawfully removed information. He has represented defendants in a number of reported defamation cases.
Martin regularly speaks at seminars and events on all aspects of information law.
He led the tender that resulted in the reappointment of Weightmans national police team to the police national legal framework again in 2016 and retained the firm's number one ranking.
Court of Appeal ratifies High Court in case where QOCS exception applies to a claimant
The appellant police forces successfully appealed the trial judge’s ruling on costs that qualified one-way costs shifting (“QOCS”) applied,…
The Supreme Court recognised that employers should be free to act as they think fit litigation and do not owe a duty of care to employees/officers.
Employers could be vicariously liable for misusing employee’s data even if they had done all they reasonably could to prevent it.
Claimant sought judicial review of Surrey Police’s Domestic Violence Protection Notice issue and magistrates' Domestic Violence Protection Order…
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Sources describe him as "extremely practical and really experienced," and highlight "the confidence with which he articulates legal points" as a key strength. Chambers & Partners 2019