Will Martin is a highly regarded junior, ranked in the Legal 500 as a leader in the field of crime.
Considered to be a first-class advocate and astute tactician, Will advises and acts for individuals and companies in a diverse array of matters across the criminal spectrum, from pre-charge through to trial.
Will’s criminal practice focuses primarily on defending and prosecuting serious crime, white-collar crime and regulatory crime. He has particular experience in complex and demanding cases, including murder and high-value fraud. A number of cases in which he has appeared have attracted significant attention in the national media.
Will is often instructed in complex regulatory matters, including health and safety, trading standards, planning enforcement and environmental legislation.
Will’s professional discipline practice principally focuses on sport, particularly football. He has acted at first instance and appellate levels in proceedings brought by the Football Association in relation to allegations of on and off-field misconduct by players, coaches, intermediaries and clubs.
Will is able to receive Direct Access instructions and is a member of the Private Prosecutors’ Association.
What Others Say:
“One of the best juniors at the criminal bar. He thinks deeply about his cases and puts huge effort into their preparation. An outstanding all-rounder, he is comfortable arguing points of law and addressing juries. He has the ability to work across a number of practice areas. A definite star in the making.” – Legal 500 UK 2021
“A natural advocate with a real presence in court” – Legal 500 UK 2020