Attended St. Michael’s College, Kirkby Londsdale, Westmorland. Qualified as a solicitor in 1975. Joined Bartlett & Gregory in 1976 and became a partner in that firm until the merger with Thackray Wood in 2002.

Areas of specialism

  • Pre-marital contracts
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Separation agreements
  • Divorce and judicial separation proceedings
  • Resolving disputes regarding maintenance, division of capital, division of property and pension sharing
  • Resolving disputes between non-married couples and other cohabitees
  • Resolving disputes concerning children and in particular Parental Responsibility, contact, residence and the specific parenting issues
  • Enforcement of orders
  • Acting for third parties seeking to intervene in financial disputes between husband and wife (e.g. claims by in-laws)

What our clients say

“... my appreciation for your hard work, your advice and most of all your patience, I felt sheltered by you and your firm, and it was a hugh relief to know that I had someone capable to handle things properly on my behalf.”

“I am very grateful to have had such support on this long and challenging journey. The trust I have in your counsel and intergrity Martin, has made this easier than it would otherwise have been.”

“I just wanted to say thank you for all your sterling work and clarity of thought that was instrumental in steering my matter.”