Martin is a very well-established Solicitor in the local area. He has developed extensive connections with the local commercial and residential property sectors, and he acts for various builders and developers.
Martin qualified as a Solicitor in November 1979 and joined the firm on 1st May 2003, when one of the firm’s merger businesses, Armstrong Wood & Bridgman, was formed.
Qualifications and memberships
BA Law Honours degree
What is now Birmingham City University
What interests Martin about his specific area of law?: “I think of each conveyancing transaction, freehold or leasehold, as a jigsaw and love it when all the pieces come together.”
An unusual fact about Martin: He received the top Law Degree at his college, and rather than collecting the degree in Birmingham, he was chosen to represent the college at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh and was handed his degree by the Prince of Wales.
Martin’s favourite pastimes: Martin is a keen bridge player. He also enjoys walking and eating at ‘nice’ restaurants.
Martin’s best personal qualities: He is very supportive of his Partners and staff. He is also extremely dedicated to his role and meeting his clients’ needs.
The best aspects of his work: “A job well done, satisfied clients and getting paid.”
The most challenging aspect of Martin’s role: “it is sometimes difficult to find enough time to give to management as Director – fortunately, we have a very effective Practice manager, Felicity Green, who takes a lot of the strain.