Martin is a Partner in Mishcon Private who, having lived and worked in the Middle East for many years, is a regular visitor to the region and deals with a wide range of matters for leading Middle East and other international clients. An experienced international business lawyer, Martin advises leading families and their companies on all aspects of international private capital including substantial real estate and hotel transactions and high profile dispute resolution.
He advises on inward investment to the UK and globally on behalf of family offices in London and other European countries. He also assists UK, US and other corporate clients on trade and investments between Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the wider Gulf and North America in particular. Martin is accustomed to handling highly sensitive cases and transactions and has considerable experience in the co-ordination of multi-disciplinary teams within the firm and often involving external firms in multiple jurisdictions.
He is a founder member of the Saudi British Joint Business Council (SBJBC), a founder member of the Saudi-British Society and is also a longstanding member of the Middle East Association and the International Bar Association. Martin was also co-founder and is a former elected Chairman of a global legal network which he helped grow to over 100 firms and he maintains strong relationships with many more non-aligned independent firms worldwide.
Martin is actively involved in promoting UK companies in international trade and is a founder Trustee and Director of one of HRH The Duke of York’s charities, The Duke of York’s Community Initiative.