Will Martin

Will Martin

“Will has a remarkable analytical mind and as an advocate he is confident, charming & persuasive. He is a stellar practitioner.”

Legal 500 UK 2024
Year of call: 2010
For enquiries please call: 020 7353 5324 or email vcard cv linkedin save

Criminal Defence

A fearless and agile advocate, Will’s defence practice has a particular focus on serious and complex cases, and encompasses matters such as white collar crime, homicide, drug importation and supply, and public disorder including protests.

Will has particular experience in representing professionals, including company directors and executives, doctors and police officers.

Recent Cases:

R v JL & Ors

Represented first of three defendants at Bristol Crown Court.  Operation Jigsaw investigated a sophisticated fraud perpetrated on thousands of cryptocurrency wallets held at Blockchain.com. More than £5m is known to have been lost by victims.

R v RO & Ors

Leading Eleanor Fox, represented one of three defendants at St Albans Crown Court charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs. This was an ‘EncroChat’ case arising from the NCA’s Operation Venetic.

R v RL

Defence (led) of defendant accused of part-financing £30 million international cocaine importation. The trial lasted two months. Instructed by Shearman Bowen solicitors.

R v RW

Defence (led) of a 15 year old charged with murder. Instructed by Fosse Law.


Defence (led) of an individual charged with murder. Instructed by Fosse Law.

R v TP & Ors

Defence (alone) of an individual charged with violent disorder following involvement in clashes with police and antifascist protesters. The incident was widely reported following the channel 4 documentary Angry, White & Proud. Instructed by Duncan Lewis solicitors.












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