Martin is an experienced corporate lawyer, having practised for over 21 years, dealing with all aspects of private company mergers, acquisitions, disposals and restructures. He assists clients to achieve their commercial objectives, providing strategic and contractual advice.

Martin works mainly in the Energy and Technology sectors, advising many different types of companies from major listed energy companies to start-ups with high-growth potential. Martin has a growing involvement in Cleantech opportunities.

Living Brodies' values

Clients appreciate Martin's pragmatic and goals-oriented approach, which places clients' commercial objectives at the heart of the solutions he proposes. He takes care to understand what matters and then collaborates effectively to make it happen.

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  • Martin has devoted a significant amount of time over the last three years to mentoring energy technology start-ups with high-growth potential.
  • He authored a chapter within a leading oil & gas law textbook on the subject of "Technology in the Oilfield".
  • He has been made an (honorary) Associate of the University of Aberdeen's Centre for Energy Law.
  • A key contributor to Brodies' membership of the Energy Law Group.
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  • Ranked as a "Leading Individual" in Legal 500 UK in 2024.
  • Rated "Partner of the Year" by the energy technology start-ups that participated in the Oil & Gas Technology Centre's accelerator programme, TechX.
  • Martin is Immediate Past President of the Society of Advocates in Aberdeen.