Martin is an associate in our antitrust, competition and trade group, based in the London office.
Martin advises clients on all aspects of EU and UK competition law, including cartel and behavioural investigations, merger control and foreign investment, market investigations, competition appeals, and compliance and distribution strategies.
Martin has experience of advising clients across a wide range of sectors, with a particular focus on the digital and consumer goods sectors.
During his time at Freshfields, Martin has spent time in the Washington, DC office, as well as assisting Freshfields’ Innovation Team with the development of legal tech solutions.
Martin is a member of the UK and global leadership teams for the firm’s LGBTQ+ network, Halo.
Advising a global technology company on the UK Competition and Markets Authority's market study into Online Platforms and Digital Advertising, as well as its ongoing defence and co-ordination of antitrust proceedings and sector inquiries before the European Commission and other global competition authorities.
Advising CK Hutchison/Three UK on its successful appeal to the General Court of the European Union of a European Commission decision prohibiting its proposed acquisition of Telefonica UK (O2). Read more about the landmark win here.
Advising Allfunds Bank S.A.U., a portfolio company of Hellman & Friedman, on its acquisition of Credit Suisse’s open-architecture B2B fund platform, InvestLab, and on its agreement with BNP Paribas to create one of the world’s foremost fund and wealthtech platforms.
Advising BAE Systems on merger control and public interest aspects of its strategic UK military vehicles joint venture with Rheinmetall.
Advising Suzano Papel e Celulose, the Brazilian paper and pulp manufacturer, on the global merger control aspects of its $11bn acquisition of rival Fibria Celulose.
In 2020, Martin received a Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing for his article, "Antitrust.com: Navigating European Enforcement Priorities in Online Distribution" with Alex Potter and Laura Collins.