Counsel to the Inquiry
Martin was called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 1994 and took Silk in 2014. Prior to his appointment to the Inquiry, he specialised in inquest law and civil litigation, and had developed a particular interest in the field of clinical negligence. Additionally, he is a regular practitioner in the area of disciplinary and regulatory law and is the current Chair of the Bar’s Professional Conduct Committee. He has extensive public inquiry experience having acted as Junior Counsel to the Hyponatraemia Inquiry and as counsel for parties in the Robert Hamill Inquiry, the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry and the RHI Inquiry.