Martin is a member of Thompsons Solicitors’ personal injury and accidents at work team in Cumbria and the north east.

Based out of Thompsons Newcastle office, Martin deals with workplace injury, road traffic accident and public liability cases.

With more than 25 years experience as a solicitor, Martin combines a friendly and down-to-earth manner with an incisive legal knowledge and a formidable set of litigation skills.

Martin’s duties include the day-to-day running of a mixed case load consisting of mainly multi-track claims over £25,000.

Often working on accident claims that involve multiple claimants, fatalities and orthopaedic and psychological injuries, Martin is proud to have only ever represented claimants during his career and never defendants.

Martin enjoys working at Thompsons because he shares the firm’s dedication to pursuing justice for working people.

Outside of work, Martin is a DIY enthusiast and enjoys clay pigeon shooting.

Martin's Case Experience

Road Accident Claim: Martin’s client was knocked over by a car on a pedestrian crossing and became trapped beneath. The claimant’s injuries meant she could never work again and they severely affected her relationship with her family. The defendant admitted liability and Martin secured damages of £700,000.

Accident at Work Claim: Martin acted for the widow of a man who fell to his death at work. After initiating litigation proceedings, Martin obtained a six figure sum for his client following the death of her long-term partner.