Martin Newton is a solicitor in the Criminal Law Department and joined the firm in 2017.
Martin qualified in 1993 having completed his Law Degree at University in Manchester and his Law Society Finals at The College of Law in York where he was awarded honours for finishing in the top 5% of his year.
Specialising in Criminal Law since his qualification, Martin was one of the first solicitors to obtain higher rights of audience.
Martin has been recognised by organisations such as The Legal 500 for his work.
Martin has appeared on behalf of clients who have faced extremely serious charges and who have been profiled in the national media and featured in Law Reports.
As well as previously running the local duty solicitor scheme, Martin has been a representative on several criminal justice groups and initiatives and has been a legal publications reviewer for a major legal publisher.