School of Law and Social Science
Harris Building, HB260
+44 (0) 1772 89 3680
Subject Areas: Law
Martin is a qualified solicitor and a former student of UCLan. He is the Course Leader for the blended and part-time law degree and a module leader for several modules. Martin won the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning in 2011 and he was nominated for the UCLan Student Union's 'Lecturer of the Year - Teaching Style' Award.
Martin dealt with a range of predominantly private client work in practice. He specialised in property law and conveyancing. Martin worked for a number of solicitors in the North West region that provided a wide range of services meaning that he has experience in wills and probate, crime, commercial property, matrimonial, litigation, personal injury and employment.
Martin teaches across a wide range of subjects and programmes, including the undergraduate degree courses, GDL, postgraduate Legal Practice Course and professional updating courses.
Martin is the module leader for sports law and has arranged a number of successful talks for students including:
Martin is a supervisor on the School of Law and Social Science free Law Clinic
Martin's qualifications are:
LLb (hons) 2000
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice 2002
Solicitor of the Supreme Court 2003
Diploma in Land Registration Law and Practice 2008
Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2012
Masters in Education (pending) 2013
Legal Practice Course - Property law, commercial property, elderly client, Wills & Probate solicitors accounts, writing and interviewing skills.
Graduate Diploma in Law – Land law
Undergraduate – Land law, sports law, lawyers skills, English legal system, judicial process
Professional skills course for trainee solicitors
Supervisor of free law clinic
Current issues in sport including criminal offences on the sports field, drugs in sport, hooliganism, racism, telecommunications, player contracts and financial fair play.
Commercial property including legitimate expectation in compulsory purchase
Criminal offences on the sports field
Drug use in sport
Legitimate expectation in compulsory purchase
Presentation at the UCLan Learning Development Unit 2010 ‘Feedback: A Good Practice Guide Conference’.
Organised a ‘Hooliganism & Ground Safety Tour’ at Preston North End FC 2009 for students studying the Sports Law Module.
Sport & the European Union Conference 2009 at Stirling University, Scotland – 'The English Football League and the Homegrown Players Rule'.
Solicitors CPD Course 2009 – ‘A Conveyancer’s Guide to Boundary Disputes & Adverse Possession’.
Solicitor of Supreme Court
Member of Law Society of England and Wales
Member of the British Association for Sport and the Law
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Presentation at the UCLAN Learning Development Unit 2010 ‘Feedback: A Good Practice Guide Conference’
Organised a ‘Hooliganism & Ground Safety Tour’ at Preston North End FC 2009 for students studying the Sports Law Module
Sport & the European Union Conference 2009 at Stirling University, Scotland – “The English Football League and the Homegrown Players Rule”
Solicitors CPD Course 2009 – ‘A Conveyancer’s Guide to Boundary Disputes & Adverse Possession’
Football & the Law Conference 2012