Martin is a senior solicitor leading Thompsons’ Solicitors product liability team and specialising in medical negligence across the firm’s offices, based in the Birmingham office.

Martin has a sound track record based on more than 30 years’ experience in getting the best deal possible in claims against hospital trusts and GPs for some of the most serious and life-changing injuries caused through medical negligence.  Cases handled range from birth injuries, including resulting cerebral palsy, wrongful birth, orthopaedic injuries, failed surgery, surgical malpractice, or where consent to an operation or procedure that went wrong had not been properly informed. 

Winning for clients, damaged through clinical negligence, settlements ranging from six figures to multi-million pounds, Martin works efficiently, discreetly and compassionately.

As leader of the team handling product liability cases, Martin pursues manufacturers whose products have been defective or failed, leaving clients injured.  Many of the actions Martin and his team handle are multi-claimant, ranging from defective breast implants, to hip replacements, to vaginal mesh surgery.

Martin’s work at Thompsons gives people, with serious long-term injuries as a result of clinical negligence, the financial security to make their lives manageable with professional care, therapy and accommodation, is his biggest incentive to succeed.  Being able to concentrate on getting the maximum value and with the greatest legal, medical support and facilities, Martin is able to do the very best for his clients. 

Outside work, Martin enjoys sailing, shooting, cycling, modern fiction and walking his dog.


Martin has run many very high value claims to include a multi-million pound wrongful birth case.


Colin Smart a Thompsons Solicitors’ clinical negligence client, said:

“Thank you very much for your phone message and letter regarding the success of my case. I just want to put on record my sincere thanks to you and your team for your commitment and thorough work on my case which has been much appreciated by me and my family.”