Martin has a broad commercial practice, including advice and appearance work in the areas of property law, contract, corporations, trade practices, equity and trusts, taxation, building and construction, and bankruptcy and insolvency.
Martin has experience in all jurisdictions, appearing with and without a leader. Martin recently appeared as junior counsel in a three month arbitration arising out of a large, complex contractual dispute. He is regularly briefed in trials and interlocutory matters in the Magistrates’ Court, VCAT, the County Court, the Supreme Court and the Federal Court.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Martin practised as a commercial litigator. He commenced practice with Allens Arthur Robinson, where he was involved in representing a large corporate taxpayer in a dispute with the Australian Taxation Office. Martin subsequently practised in the London office of an international law firm.
Martin holds a Bachelor of Civil Law degree from the University of Oxford and a first class honours degree in law from the Australian National University.
Prior to commencing practice, Martin was Associate to Justice Paul Finn of the Federal Court of Australia.
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Alternative Dispute Resolution
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Transport Law Admiralty/Aviation/Maritime
Securities and Investments
Consumer Protection Law
Building and Construction
Common Law/Personal Injury
Environment and Planning
Wills and Probate
Family Law and Guardianship
Employment Contracts and Restraint of Trade
Privacy/Freedom of Information
Judicial Review and administrative law
Civil and Human Rights
Admitted to the Legal Profession:
20 Mar 2004
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
20 May 2010
LLB (Hons) (ANU), BCL (Oxon)